Return of the Blob

Or, sourdough looking to fulfill its destiny.

How many of you have opened your fridge to something like this? I think it just might be ready for baking.

Thanks to Lisa of Alaska’s Golden Spoon for thinking of me when she found this fine video.

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Perla Y. Wee April 15, 2011 at 11:32 am

When I was watching the video I saw the item that I’ve looking for. The lady was using a manual grinder while she was grinding the green stuff. In the Philippines they use this to grind roasted cocoa. Where can I buy this in USA? I need to make a dessert that requires the fermented rice grounded just like what the lady was doing. Can you help me find the source of this manual grinder?

Thank you so much.

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Don March 15, 2011 at 6:11 pm

That is absolutely hilarious. I do not know what is better – the visual, the music, or the text commentary. Totally classic! Thanks for sharing. Time to make some bread!

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Tricia March 10, 2011 at 10:32 pm

ROFL!! This is what was in my fridge on Day 2 of learning to play with their starter, what a riot! I cut it in half, re-fed it according to directions and its now the Return of the Blob, Act 2! This is going to be so much fun! Sourdough rye is proofing!

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Elaine1809 February 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Thats what I am talking about!!! my starters have never done that!! what am i doing wrong???????i baked with one, a few months ago and the dough rose. but the starter never did that, not even close : (

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Melody January 25, 2011 at 10:27 am

I had that happen to my starter a week or two ago! I kept hearing this thick pfiss sound, then I finally found the source, and not one, but TWO jars of starter were actively overflowing all over my stovetop! I cleaned it up, and then 1/2 hour later, it overflowed double the amount that I just cleaned up (and I had cleaned up about 1/4 cup each). That taught me not to over-feed for the size of the jar…

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Dorothy January 19, 2011 at 10:44 pm

Oh My!!!!! That video is GREAT… I can only hope that my starter looks half that good… I never knew that it could move like that… Thanx

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