Sourdough Discard Pasta

This is my ultimate favorite way to use up my sourdough discard. Just like baking bread, I was always intimidated by making fresh pasta. It seemed really difficult until I finally tried it myself and now I never want to eat the boxed stuff! When I started keeping my sourdough starter, like many others, I…

Chewy Sourdough Discard Oatmeal Cookies

I always have TONS of discard because I absolutely refuse to keep my starter in the fridge. Whenever my discard jar gets dangerously full, I always make this recipe for sourdough discard oatmeal cookie because I know they’ll get eaten up and finished within 1 or 2 days. These cookies are so chewy and gooey,…

Hazelnut and Orange Sourdough Discard Biscotti

Since posting a photo of these biscotti on my instagram, I’ve gotten so many requests for the recipe. I adapted this biscotti recipe from Sarah Owens’ book Sourdough, a great book for both beginner and advanced sourdough bakers. Her book includes great bread recipes with unique flavor combinations like her Butternut Squash and Cherry Bread…

Sourdough Discard Banana Bread

I’m always on the hunt for good uses for my sourdough discard. I love this recipe because it allows me to use up a large amount of sourdough discard and is a great way to use up overripe bananas.   This recipe if a bit of a hybrid, the recipe itself is based on the…

Sourdough Discard Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes you love something so much, you just can’t let it go. This is how I feel about my starter, and each time I refresh it, I just can’t bring myself to throw away the discard. Last week, when my bf requested a batch of chocolate chip cookies — I took it as the perfect…