But.......she's nervous.

And her starter just isn't....reeking like it was. Is that bad?
Originally Posted by ninja dog
Reeking isn't good, so that's probably a good thing as long as it's still happily bubbling. If it makes you feel better, the starter isn't the sole leavening. The dough still requires commercial yeast to rise. The starter's there to help it along and to provide extra complexity. So you won't be depending on just your starter to get the job done.