This Homemade Pizza Dough Will Save You from Delivery Disappointment

Homemade pizza is easier than you think (especially if you've already dabbled in sourdough and homemade bread)—which is a good thing, since frozen pizza sometimes leaves you wanting. Let Heather Reid...

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Instant yeast vs. Fleishman's Rapid Rise Yeast

Bob Brooks
by Bob Brooks 15 years ago

As per the posts on Mark Bittman's no knead bread, I'm also making a batch. I've used Fleishman's Rapid Rise Yeast. Is this the same as "instant yeast"?

A question about yeast for all you bread bakers out there

by ChervilGeorge 4 years ago

My bread making is pretty amateur. I've been making my own, mostly sandwich loaves, buns and pizza dough for a couple years due to food intolerance issues (emulsifiers and colourants mainly). I g...

Why baking soda and yeast in a recipe?

by Howard_2 4 years ago

A recipe for cinnamon rolls in today's NYTimes uses baking soda as well as yeast. Can someone tell me the reason(s) for using both?

Fresh yeast to dry yeast conversion?

by marthadumptruck 15 years ago

I recently bought a bread boook and all the recipes call for fresh yeast. I don't have easy access to fresh yeast where I live. Does anyone know the conversion rate from fresh yeast to dry yeas...

Looking for brewer's yeast

by CaptCrunch 5 years ago

Hello guys! I have an alsacian cooking project this weekend with a bunch of friends and I'm looking for brewer's yeast for a kugelhopf. Alternatively, baker's yeast could work. I'm essentially l...

i have to wake up daily to bake

by Magreth 5 years ago

Hi guys, its been a while in here. i do home baking and i sell cinnamon rolls or used to and i want it to give it another try. The last time i was baking i encountered a lot of problems that i may...

Sugar and yeast, part II

by Howard_2 6 years ago

On Oct 29 2014 I posted a question about "Sugar and Yeast": if a yeast dough includes more than a tiny amount of yeast, what's the purpose? Will the dough be sweet? In that discussion I subseq...

Rugelach recipe: Israeli yeast (shimrit) conversion to US brand?

by doodlenoodle600 6 years ago

Hi guys, I've been looking for a rugelach recipe that's more like the Israeli yeasted dough type than the american cream cheese version. Naturally, I started looking at Israeli/hebrew recipes. ...


by itryalot 6 years ago

Green lasagna noodles - fresh or dried. Also looking for imported French or Italian yeast for bread/pizza making. Is there an ethnic French/spanish store other than the one in the market?

Bread beginner

by snicmhuilean 6 years ago

I haven`t made bread in over a decade, but I want to start again. However, someone will need to hold my hand, because it`s been so long I`ve completely forgotten how. Mark Bittman was my original ...

Where to buy yeast in Phoenix

by t19103 6 years ago

Does anyone know where to buy yeast in Scottsdale/Phoenix or the surrounding area?

Get rid of yeast smell/taste in dough products

by peanuttree 10 years ago

So, I know how to make bread and dough products appropriately. What I don't get is, everytime I make anything like that, the yeast smell is in the bread, instead of the rich, wonderful bread sme...

Why can't I get my bread to rise???

by mamaborne 7 years ago

I like whole wheat bread but every loaf I've made so far is dense and heavy. Good flavor, but not light and fluffy. I seem to be having an issue with the 2nd rise. I make the recipe, the bread r...

Raised waffles recipe in CI

by AJ 17 years ago

Has anyone tried the recipe for yeast-raised waffles in the most recent Cooks Illustrated? I'm intrigued by it, particularly the idea of letting the batter ferment overnight in the refrigerator. ...

A question about yeast

by CindyJ 6 years ago

I have an unopened, 1-pound bag of instant yeast. That quantity of yeast is going to last me a looooong time, given that I only use about a quarter of a teaspoon at a time. My question is, once I...

Uses for "boozy" bread?

by greygarious 6 years ago

I bought an unsliced loaf of rather dense, heavily-seeded multigrain bread. Even toasted, I can taste some of the alcohols that result from the yeast activity. This is not the sort of bread you'd...

Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe -- With Warnings!

by Mrs. Smith 18 years ago

Hi All. A few weeks ago I had a request to post the Neapolitan Pizza Dough recipe that I had previously posted several months before. This is the long-long rising, real thing recipe I got from th...


by tryingtobakebread 6 years ago

To reply to my own post of a few minutes ago, the 1/4 cup of warm milk and package of yeast that has just sat there for 15 minutes, I added about 1/4 teaspoon of sugar, and within 10 minutes, it ha...

Scientists harness yeast to cut wine alcohol level | decanter.com

by zin1953 6 years ago

As I've been saying all along . . . develop yeasts that produce less alcohol!

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