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Re: Help! - Yeast Question

Billy Hatcher <0002040826@mcimail.com>
Sat, 23 Mar 96 10:46 EST
Sherry -

The Red Star yeast you describe is the only thing I use, both for ABM and "by-
hand" methods. Use it in any recipe calling for yeast.  One thing I have found
is that I usually have to cut back about 1/4 tsp. of yeast in most recipes or
the bread over flows the pan in the ABM.

Red Star is excellent yeast, and here in SE VA I pay less for ~2 pounds~ of it
than I do for 4 oz. of Fleischmans.  I paid $2.77 at Sam's for my current 2
pounds, but I noticed a few days ago that it is around $3.25 now.  Still an
excellent buy.

Good luck.

 Bill Hatcher
 Southampton County, Virginia, USA

> From: "Sherry Barwick" <BARWICK@DD.csc.peachnet.edu>
> Date:          Wed, 20 Mar 1996 14:39:33 EST
> Subject:       Help! - Yeast Question
> I'm a new bread machine owner and all this talk of yeast has me confused and
> think I'm goofed on my latest purchase.  I headed off to Sam's after hearing
> after the good deals on yeast there.  I purchased two 16 oz. packages of Red
> Star Instant Active Dry Yeast for $3.46.  I thought I got a great deal until
> got into the car and began to read the label which says "for food service". 
> Have I bought yeast that I can't use in my bread machine?  It has this
> conversion table on the side which makes no sense to me but I think the fact
> that it's "instant" active dry yeast is important.  
> Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.  Please e-mail me  directly
> since I'll be waiting on information before I try this and  ruin my bread!
> - ----------------------------------
> Sherry Barwick