Cooked Potato Starter

Recipe on Rails
Prep Time: less than a minute

Servings: 0

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   Warren Prince



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Ingredients   

To inoculate the starter
4tablespoonCorn Meal
2tablespoonSugar
1 1/2teaspoonSalt
1cupMilk
To maintain the starter
3Potatoesmedium
1quartsWater
3tablespoonSugar
2teaspoonSalt

Instructions

1. 

Stir all of the To inoculate the starter ingredients in a saucepan and bring to scalding, stirring constantly.

2. 

Pour into a small bowl, cover very tightly, and leave in a warm place (about 90F) for 2 - 4 days, stirring daily. When it becomes light and bubbly, it's done.

3. 

Cook the potatoes in the water till tender. Reserve water, adding to it if necessary to reach 3 cups.

4. 

Rice potatoes, and add water, sugar, and salt.

5. 

Allow to cool to < 100F and add the results of the To inoculate the starter

6. 

When it becomes bubbly, stir. Allow to stand, covered, overnight.

7. 

Place in the refrigerator and allow to cure for 3 days. Always stir before using.

8. 

To Replenish:
Start at step 3 adding the remaining starter instead of the cornmeal solution.

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