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Old 10-02-2012, 05:19 PM   #1
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I have read that washing yeast works well for up to 5 generations but know I am wondering if does a yeast starter from washed yeast count as a generation? What if you ended up stepping up the size of a starter, will this count for a generation? (ie, if there a certain period of time for yeast activity to count as a generation?)

My gut says that making the starter will not count as a generation but since we had bad mexican food for dinner last night I am not wanting to trust my gut instincts.



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Old 10-03-2012, 01:01 AM   #2
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I would say no

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