This is my sourdough cheat sheet, on the fridge with a magnet. First I wrote it all down as notes after reading through the "classic country loaf" section of the book Tartine Bread a few times, and conversations with my friend Ruth.

Sourdough Cheat Sheet 1

Sourdough Cheat Sheet 2

It started out as a reminder for what to do, and lived on the fridge for the first year or so of baking, though it's memorized now. Feel free to print it out for yourself, from the photos above (if you want color) or download this PDF version.

Also, here are my other blog posts about sourdough:

  • Supplies - the big tip is to buy bread flour in 25 lb bags (for me, ~$9-10) at a restaurant supply store!
  • Routine