Are Whole-Wheat and All-Purpose Flour Interchangeable?

If you’re in the middle of mixing up a batch of muffins, can you substitute whole-wheat flour instead of the all-purpose flour that the recipe calls for? The short answer: no. Whole-wheat flour makes...

Baking (bread, etc.) in Breville Air?

by bloodboy 2 months ago

I posted a post about baking bread (and other goodies) in the Breville Smart Oven Air with the Challenger bread pan below: https://www.chowhound.com/post/challenger-fit-breville-air-1093996 I a...

Despite the Pandemic, These Independent Bay Area Food Producers Are Thriving

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Five examples of San Francisco Bay Area independent food purveyors that are thriving during the pandemic: • The flour miller, Capay Mills https://www.instagram.com/capay_mills/ direct-to-consume...

Seasoned Flour for Sale?

by zackly 2 months ago

I'm always making seasoned flour, mostly for fried foods. I was wondering if there are any good store bought seasoned flours. I see the Kentucky Kernel brand favorably reviewed online but I've neve...

Bottom of poundcake “dented”

by kktantique 3 months ago

Hi, I baked a pound cake 2 weeks ago using a recipe which called for melting the butter instead of creaming it. The cake turned out perfect - moist, nicely shaped and all. However, I attempted t...

Why flour chicken for cacciatore?

by Cindylynn 5 months ago

I'm watching that Pasquale guy making chicken cacciatore and I've always wondered why you flour and brown before covering it with sauce and cooking? I do it with osso bucco and have wondered that ...

Long Beach Beer Lab for challah and baking supplies (and beer!)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Long Beach Beer Lab has pivoted from gastropub to seller of sundries. In addition to beer and pizza, it's offering eggs, milk, flour, yeast, bread, etc. for pick up or delivery via postmates. http...

Why There's No Flour

by kySafran 6 months ago

I've seen a few people asking where all the flour is. We have the same issue in the UK. I was running so low, and fearing for my starter, I paid £10/$12.50 for three 1.5kg bags of mediocre, 11.3...

San Francisco's The Mill is selling fresh produce & pantry staples

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

The Mill is open daily from 8am to 2pm. Besides the fabulous Josey Baker bread, toast and coffee, it has add fresh produce and pantry staples (yeast! flour! eggs!) to the line-up. The Mill 736 ...

Keith Giusto Bakery Supply Co. | Petaluma - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Keith Giusto Bakery Supply Company moved to a new location and now has a retail shop (M-F, 8 to 5) in addition to its wholesale side. I noticed the banner flying east of Hwy 101. Central Milling or...

Barley Free White Flour

by themanningclan 7 months ago

I cannot eat barley in any form (not malted barley either). I want to make bread but cannot find 100% unbleached white flour (wheat). All the flours contain malted barley. Does anyone know of a br...

Flour Shortage

by TenderNob 7 months ago

Who is doing all this baking? No local store, large or small, has any kind of wheat flour. Both King Arthur and Bob's Red Mill are out of stock on anything except a few specialties like teff flour....

Acme Bread in Ferry Plaza Selling Flour

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Last week I posted about the neighborhood sourdough starter giveaways because bakers yeast is sold out everywhere. Now folks are running out of flour in this time of Coronavirus. Acme Bread, the fa...

Skippy's Egg Store in Petaluma is open & stocked with staples

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Heard from a friend that she was able to buy yeast and flour at Skippy's Egg Store in Petaluma. Looking at the update on its website, now the yeast is sold out. But it has other staples that have b...

Whole Wheat flour go bad?

by sammyw 12 years ago

I planned on making some whole wheat blueberry muffins this morning, but my flour 'sell by date' says 7-2008. I've had this flour for a long time, stored in my pantry, does this stuff ever go ba...

Bread with Pancake Mix... Can't get flour...

by BluebirdHavenFarm 7 months ago

I am craving bread, store shelves are emptied of flour...I have 10 lbs of Pancake mix and a bread machine I have not used in years (still works). Any recipes? Thanks.


by TIRGL 11 years ago

I came back from Utah with a 25 lb. sack of Red Rose flour. I wanted the cotton sack it was stored in with a beautiful image of a red rose. I just started using it and discovered that it is one o...

ISO Organic Whole Grains for Home Flour Milling

by Arlo48 1 year ago

I'm a home bread baker. I'm considering buying a mill to start milling my flour. Does anyone know of a good resource in Northern CA for buying organic grains, including heirloom (red fife, turkey r...

Rye Flour NYC

by Fritz 1 year ago

Been having trouble finding 5lb rye flour of late. Any stores in Manhattan stocked?

Organic Bread Flour delivered?

by alhanson 1 year ago

I'm looking to buy organic bread flour - white, whole wheat, rye - online and have it delivered to my home outside Midland, Ontario. Can anyone suggest a supplier? Thanks so much!

Fine Wheat Flour?

by lacoet55 1 year ago

I’m working my way through the recipes in Erick Kayser’s Larousse Book of Bread, in some of the recipes he lists fine whole wheat flour as one of the ingredients. Unfortunately, there is no explana...