All About Yeast and Vital Wheat Gluten

Baking Ingredients
Since wheat is such a common staple of most people's food storage, it is critical to learn how to use it. The easiest thing to make (without storing a lot of ingredients) is bread. Our FAVORITE bread recipe only calls for a few simple ingredients and it turns out great every time. Two of the items common in bread recipes (and included in our favorite recipe) are yeast and vital wheat gluten. We get asked a lot of questions about these items so we wanted to give you a quick overview and address some of the concerns people tend to have when using these for the first time. All About Yeast What is yeast? Yeast is a microscopic fungus that is used in baking for leavening purposes. The kind most…
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