Sarah Owens

Sarah Owens

Sarah Owens is an autodidactic baker and gardener with a thirst for travel and an insatiable hunger for creativity.  She grew up in Clinton, Tennessee and received her B.A. from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky.  She spent six years as curator of the historic Cranford Rose Garden and the Rose Arc Pool at Brooklyn Botanical Garden.  She is the owner of BK17 Bakery, an artisan microbakery that began in Brooklyn.  She is the author of Sourdough: Recipes for Rustic Fermented Breads, Sweets, Savories and More, which won a James Beard Award.   She teaches workshops on natural leavening, fermenting, and horticulture worldwide.  She lives and teaches seaside on New York's Rockaway Peninsula. 

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Four Roost Books titles selected for the Holiday Indie Next List

We are proud to announce that four cookbooks from Roost Books have been selected by booksellers for the first Indie Next List Holiday Guide from the American Booksellers Association. Read the recommendations below, and view the whole list here. You can also download a PDF of the flyer that will...
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RECIPE: Lemony Herb Chèvre & Roasted Tomato Confit from Toast & Jam

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BOOK TOUR: Sarah Owens, author of Toast & Jam

Sarah Owens, author of the James Beard award-winning book Sourdough will be celebrating the launch of her new book, Toast & Jam, with special events this fall. Scroll down for full details by tour date. ...
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Recipe: Sourdough starter recipe

In Taste Magazine this week, writer Cale Weissman tackles The Mythos of the Sourdough Starter in a piece where he describes his journey to sourdough baking. He successfully made a live starter and named her Fran and have told close friends they are in charge of her if I go on vacation...
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