>I recently went to Sam's Club to buy Red Star yeast in bulk. Instead of
>getting a one-pound package for $3.50, though, I got 2 one-pound
>packages for that price. Can these vacuum-sealed bricks be frozen and, if
>so, for how long. I recall reading here previously mention of freezing
>after opening the package.
I freeze mine and use the yeast directly from the freezer (I use mine in a bread
machine.) I have kept mine for several months this way, and haven't noticed
an appreciable decline in the yeast's effectiveness even at the bottom of the bag.