Bread making is a fairly common household endeavor and bread making machines have become incredibly main stream over the past decade. Unfortunately, for some breads like Sourdough that require a long period of fermentation, bread machines are simply too quick and too easy. Luckily, the innovative people at Leeners are dedicated to bringing you countless DIY experiences in the kitchen, leaving lo bread behind. They have adapted the recipe for sourdough and by using a sourdough starter, its possible for your bread to develop the intense and well developed flavor that it is known for, while still utilizing your bread machine. A starter is a small quantity of flour, yeast and water; allowed to ferment and grow and become full of flavor before it even reaches your door step. Using a starter is a common bread making technique and gives you a more flavorful end result than if you had started from scratch.