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How to make your own yeast for baking

How to make your own yeast for baking

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW PEOPLE MADE BREAD BEFORE PACKAGED YEAST?

They simply used a wild yeast starter made by mixing equal amounts of flour and water by weight.  I have had the best luck with either rye flour or whole wheat flour as these have more zinc and other nutrients to help speed up the yeast making process.

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