1: 1. Start with high-quality flour. 2. Use filtered water for better results. 3. Maintain a consistent feeding schedule. 4. Keep your starter at room temperature.

2: 5. Use a kitchen scale for accurate measurements. 6. Experiment with different techniques. 7. Use a dutch oven for baking. 8. Slash your loaf before baking.

3: 9. Plan ahead for long fermentation times. 10. Don’t rush the process. 11. Use a pre-ferment for added flavor. 12. Pick the right loaf size for your needs.

4: 13. Avoid over-flouring your work surface. 14. Keep your hands slightly moist when handling the dough. 15. Use a bench scraper for easy shaping. 16. Don’t skip the autolyse step.

5: 17. Proof your dough at the right temperature. 18. Use a scoring tool for beautiful designs. 19. Experiment with different types of flour. 20. Keep a baking journal to track your progress.

6: 21. Let your loaf cool before slicing. 22. Store your bread in a paper bag for freshness. 23. Freeze slices for easy reheating. 24. Share your sourdough with friends and family.

7: 25. Use a banneton for beautiful bread shapes. 26. Experiment with different hydration levels. 27. Monitor the temperature of your dough. 28. Use a dutch oven with a lid for best results.

8: 29. Try different scoring patterns for a decorative touch. 30. Use a proofing basket for even rise. 31. Let your loaf rest before cutting into it. 32. Enjoy the process of sourdough baking.

9: 33. Don’t be afraid to experiment and make mistakes. 34. Practice makes perfect – keep baking! 35. Share your sourdough success on social media. 36. Join a bread baking community for support and inspiration.