This tart, tasty and easy-to-make sourdough starter is designed to be a commercial yeast replacement for most savory applications. It requires only occasional feeding, if refrigerated, and adds a pretty lavender color to breads, rolls, buns, pancakes

This tart, tasty and easy-to-make sourdough starter is designed to be a commercial yeast replacement for most savory applications. It requires only occasional feeding, if refrigerated, and adds a pretty lavender color to breads, rolls, buns, pancakes

This very tart sourdough Pullman loaf gets its hue from Purple Haze starter. Made with whole-grain brown rice, oat flour and coarse buckwheat meal, it's a pleasure to taste, a delight to chew, and a star sandwich performer.

Yield: one, 18-ounce Pullman loaf.

Time to make: 20 minutes active. 6 - 12 hours proof (depending on temperature). 90 minutes baking.

This very tart sourdough Pullman loaf gets its hue from Purple Haze starter. Made with whole-grain brown rice, oat flour and coarse buckwheat meal, it's a pleasure to taste, a delight to chew, and a star sandwich performer.

Yield: one, 18-ounce Pullman loaf.

Time to make: 20 minutes active. 6 - 12 hours proof (depending on temperature). 90 minutes baking.

This very tart sourdough Pullman loaf gets its hue from Purple Haze starter. Made with whole-grain brown rice, oat flour and coarse buckwheat meal, it's a pleasure to taste, a delight to chew, and a star sandwich performer.

Yield: one, 18-ounce Pullman loaf.

Time to make: 20 minutes active. 6 - 12 hours proof (depending on temperature). 90 minutes baking.

Sweet-sour, moist and dense, and packed with fruit and pecans, this naturally-fermented sandwich loaf is a treat. Enjoy it unadorned, toasted and smeared with sweet creamery butter, or with PB&J - it's always a winner.

Yield: One, 20-ounce sandwich loaf

Time to make: 45 minutes prep time. 5 - 8 hours proof time. 1 1/2 hour bake time.

Sweet-sour, moist and dense, and packed with fruit and pecans, this naturally-fermented sandwich loaf is a treat. Enjoy it unadorned, toasted and smeared with sweet creamery butter, or with PB&J - it's always a winner.

Yield: One, 20-ounce sandwich loaf

Time to make: 45 minutes prep time. 5 - 8 hours proof time. 1 1/2 hour bake time.