If you can get your hands on some wild grapes, away from the roadside so they don't harbor any noxious residues from traffic exhaust, pick a cup or so and bring them home. Put a couple of cups of King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour in a glass or cera
Cover the bowl with some plastic wrap to keep other yeast out, and let these strange bedfellows stay together overnight. The following morning, carefully remove the grapes and stir in 2 cups of lukewarm water, which should also be chemical-free. If your w
Blend your brew together thoroughly, cover the bowl with a clean dishcloth and place it where there are no drafts. If the surface begins to look dry after awhile, give the mixture a stir. It should begin to "work" in the first day or two if it's going to
Once your starter is safely in the refrigerator, it becomes relatively dormant and can survive quite a long time between feedings.