While they take longer to make than quick breads, yeast-raised breads are versatile and delicious. Great to eat by themselves, with soup, stew, or another meal – homemade breads can help you save money and eat healthier. Baking bread is also a great way to express your creativity in the kitchen.
Yeast is a living organism, employed for thousands of years to leaven bread. The yeast cells create air bubbles, which become trapped by the gluten in the flour. This causes the loaf to expand.
A leisurely Saturday or Sunday afternoon is a perfect time to practice some new . . . → Read More: Earth Day Baking Part 5: Yeast Breads