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Hi Anna! Yes, you can use smaller amounts for sure! Or start with the 1/2 cup for the first potion then continue with 1/4 cup for each feeding. I’m testing a new method this week that would require only 1 to 2 cups of flour to make a new GF starter. But until I can see if it works for sure continue with this recipe 😉 Hope you try it!

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Hi! A GF flour blend will work, but using one without xanthan gum or other gums to make a GF sourdough starter is probably best. Try a smaller portion starter with the flour you have. That way, you don’t waste any 😉 Recipe: https://www.freshisreal.com/easiest-gf-sourdough-starter/

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A few things you could try is to use warm water (90-90°F) when you’re feeding your starter. When you’re in the kitchen cooking, place the starter near the warmth. Also, if you have a microwave and after you warm up foods and the inside is still warm, move your starter there to keep it cozy.

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Hi Jimmy! You actually don’t need grape juice or fresh citrus juice. It will work without them. Alternatives are placing a piece of fruit in the starter (organic apple or pineapple). If you try with fruit, remove it after 24/48 hours. Also, adding a tiny bit of pure maple syrup works well too. I did not try apple cider vinegar, but it could help boost the activity if you want to try it. Consider placing two small jars side by side and experiment with a smaller portion, like in my experiment. https://youtu.be/QuHSndIBMQI It’s fun, and you’ll see what works better with your ingredients and environment.

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