Wow! I didn’t even know it was possible to make my own yeast. What a great idea! I am going to learn this along with you and I am quite excited to think I can bake bread without opening a packet of yeast bought from the store. I might not actually make my own yeast but I do want the freedom of knowing I could make my own yeast if I want or ever need to.
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Baking Yeast: Make Your Own
Knowing how to replace the staples in the kitchen in some other way than a trip to the store is an important prepper skill.
How to make your original yeast water from OriginalYeast.Blogspot.com
In this post a raisin or other dried fruit is used in a mason jar to mimic the way that commercial yeast was originally cultivated. The yeast cells are separated and then fermented.
3 Ways To Naturally Make Yeast from Ready Nutrition
Tess shares how to make yeast from grains, potatoes, and fruit as part of her survival food series. Love the reference to Ma Ingalls!
You could try this bread with your own yeast! No Knead Yeast Bread Recipe
Sourdough Starter As Homemade Yeast from Our Heritage of Health
I used sourdough starter as a teenager to make several types of quick breads and cakes. I really enjoyed it, but always depended on someone giving me the sourdough starter. Lori explains a little bit of history about yeast, and some old English terms that we are not familiar with anymore.
How To Make a Wild Yeast Starter from Vegan Baking
Wild Yeast Starter is another term for sourdough starter and Mattie uses both terms in this detailed post that uses flour and water to make yeast. Everything from breads, pancakes, sweetbreads to pizza doughs can be made with wild yeast starter dough.
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I think this is very do-able! And I’m going to file this away in the back of my mind. If I ever find myself in a situation where I need to culture yeast, I will know how to do it; and maybe I’ll do a sourdough starter so I can make some yummy quick breads. For now, I’m going to go to the store and buy those little packets of yeast and dump them in my bread machine. But now I know!
Have you made your own yeast? I’d love to hear how your results turned out!
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