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What is it? Wednesday: Tapioca Flour/Starch

by Cassidy Stockton

Our topic this week for What is it? Wednesday is Tapioca Flour. This ingredient is a tricky one to understand and there is a lot of confusing information about it online. We’re going to do our best to clear it up, but if we missed something or you still have

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What is it? Wednesday: Nutritional Yeast

by Cassidy Stockton

Nutritional yeast, aka “Nooch”, is an unusual, yet incredibly nutritious ingredient. Let’s dive and see what it’s all about.

What is Nutritional Yeast? Nutritional yeast is an inactive (aka dead) yeast that is a good source of B vitamins. Most nutritional yeast on the market (ours included) has been fortified with

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What is it? Wednesday: Bromated and Bleached Flour

by Cassidy Stockton

Today we’re going to tackle these two mysterious terms often found on packages of all purpose white flour. This is one of our most requested topics and we’re more than happy to clarify these two unpalatable terms.

What does ‘bromated’ mean? Bromated, by far the less common of the two

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What is it? Wednesday: Popcorn

by Cassidy Stockton

What is popcorn and what makes it different from ‘regular’ corn? Popcorn is quite simply, a variety of corn. Some corn is best for milling cornmeal, some corn is best for eating on the cob, some corn is best for feeding livestock and some corn is best for popping. Unlike

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What is it? Wednesday: Date Sugar

by Cassidy Stockton

Welcome to What is it? Wednesdays! Every other Wednesday, we’ll explore a different ingredient or product in depth. We’ll be covering the benefits, uses and common misconceptions about each. If you have any requests, leave them in the comments and we’ll work them into the schedule. 

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What is Date Sugar? Date sugar

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What is it? Wednesday: Coconut Sugar

by Cassidy Stockton

Welcome to What is it? Wednesdays! Every other Wednesday, we’ll explore a different ingredient or product in depth. We’ll be covering the benefits, uses and common misconceptions about each. If you have any requests, leave them in the comments and we’ll work them into the schedule. 

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What is it? Coconut sugar is

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What is it? Wednesday: Hemp Seed Hearts

by Cassidy Stockton

Welcome to What is it? Wednesdays! Every other Wednesday, we’ll explore a different ingredient or product in depth. We’ll be covering the benefits, uses and common misconceptions about each. If you have any requests, leave them in the comments and we’ll work them into the schedule. 

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Hemp seeds: the mysterious, slightly illicit ingredient

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What is it? Wednesday: Chia

by Cassidy Stockton

We are very excited to bring you What is it? Wednesdays! Every other Wednesday, we’ll explore a different ingredient or product in depth. We’ll be covering the benefits, uses and common misconceptions about each. If you have any requests, leave them in the comments and we’ll work them into the schedule. 

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What is it? Wednesday: Pastry Flour

by Cassidy Stockton

What is pastry flour? Pastry flour is a low-protein flour designed for baking when baking powder or baking soda is the leavening agent. It bakes delicate pastries, chewy cookies and is an excellent solution for pie crusts. We recommend our Whole Wheat Pastry Flour for bakers who want to use

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What is it? Wednesday: Artisan Bread Flour

by Cassidy Stockton

What is bread flour? Our Artisan Bread Flour is milled from high-protein US-grown red wheat and mixed with just the right amount of malted barley flour, which helps breads rise. The high protein content is great for gluten development, which is especially desirable for chewy baguettes, pizza crusts, dinner rolls, sandwich

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