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Food Thread 01/06/2020 (Mon) 13:45:57 Id:070a1a No. 3
Food Thread

Pic related is what I've been growing since the start of the new year. Sourdough starter, from scratch. Currently on day 4, been getting a lot of bubbles, finally seeing some rise. I made oatmeal raisin cookies, snickerdoodles, and an angel food cake for Christmas, next on the list for 2020 is artisan bread.

>muh carbs
>t. hyperborean-antediluvian-paleo-archeo-carnivore

Baking is a time-honored European tradition, cunt. Post how you're keeping traditions alive and eating good at the same time ITT.
We are going to beat you to death
>>5
Top quality post, friend (friends?); welcome aboard. I can clearly see you're well acquainted with the rules. Are you getting enough vitamin D?
>>5
& eat you.
>>6
He gets alot more than me, I'm sure :^)
I feel like the keto diet sounds like a bad idea to me, is it actually a good diet?
>>8
>I feel like the keto diet sounds like a bad idea to me, is it actually a good diet?

No, I wouldn't say that it, or any other trendy diet is a good diet. It never did anything for me and from what I've seen, the keto "success stories" tend to consist of sedentary niggercattle who go from a high-fructose corn syrup and hotpockets diet in excess, to eating a bunch of meat and cheese in normal proportions.

The least-mentioned but biggest drawback to keto, and to any radical or esoteric diet, is the inherently anti-social nature of it. Have you ever seen those vegetarian jokes? Where some hipster douche goes to a barbeque or Christmas dinner and he's being a bitch because he can't eat anything? Or the cunt asking if her pizza is gluton-free? That's you now. Enjoy being white, around other whites, and not being able to eat grains, beer, root vegetables, or wine, or fucking anything besides fatty meat. Unless you're some kind of walrus-eating snow-abbo, none of your ancestors were "on keto" and yet, here you are today.

Resist the temptation to run to a fad diet as an easy way out to whatever health or fitness problem you may be facing. Which, by the way, you have neglected to mention. Why are you considering a keto diet in the first place?
Update on the bread making. I was not able to bake any bread this weekend as I had hoped. My starter seems to have peaked around day 5 or so, with lots of bubbles, and about a 30% rise. After that it's been all downhill; no rise, few bubbles, and no real smell besides wet dough. I had done my research and had been following the generally-accepted method as best as I could, except that I broke one of the rules; I changed the flour brand halfway through. I had gone through all of my flour and had to purchase more. The store near me didn't carry that, so I ended up buying another. Long story short, it seemed about dead so I threw out about 90% of it and basically started over with the same flour as the first time, plus bottled water instead of municipal. This was two days ago. Today, I have a decent amount of bubbles and a distinct alcohol-like smell coming from the jars. Wish me luck.

That's my story. Post what you fags have going on in your kitchens.
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Starter update. I've stopped counting days so I can't tell you which this is. The first two photos are from yesterday, the third is today. The top of the tape indicates the level of the starter in the jar immediately after feeding. As you can see, I am still not getting the ~50% rise that an active starter supposedly gives. However, the alcohol smell is greatly diminished. I believe this is in part due to my reducing the amount of water I mix in. Two things are setting me back; the cold temperatures in my house while I'm at work, and not being able to feed on the recommended 12 hour schedule due to my work. Hanging in there.

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