2 1/2 ts Yeast
2 c Water
2 c Rye flour
1 sm Onions
1 c Water
1 1/2 c Rye flour
Sprinkle yeast over tepid water. Beat in flour till no lumps remain.
Peel and halve onion; add to starter. Cover loosely with cloth & let
stand at room temp for
Remove onion. Beat in tepid water & flour. Cover with cloth and let
stand for 24 hrs more. The starter should now be pleasingly
sour-smelling, almost beery and bubbly.
Feed once a week with 1/2 c tepid water & 3/4 c rye flour and leave
out overnight. Otherwise keep in fridge. (Good idea to feed the day
before you're going to use it.)