When I was a young housewife in Indiana many, many, years ago, a late family friend shared this recipe for a delicious sour dough bread starter using mashed potatoes. Can be used to make great sour dough bread!
AuthorGrandma Linda - pioneerthinking.com
3cupslukewarm water98 degrees
1tspginger(the first time you make this)
Mix together and allow to stand for 3 days before using.
Feed with the following every 3 to 5 days:
3 tablespoons instant potato flakes
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup warm water
Let sit out all day or night, then refrigerate.
Note: When you feed the dough, don't repeat the starter ingredients.