Yeast Recipes

Yeast is the leavening agent used in many breads that triggers rising. Bakers add yeast to breads, rolls, pretzels and buns to achieve a light, airy texture. Whether you choose to bake bread in the traditional way, or use a bread machine, yeast adds texture and a wonderful aroma to all types of bread.
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Breakfast Bagel with Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon blended with cream cheese, tomato, and onion and spread on a bagel, is a "fix it fast" breakfast. It also makes a good hors d'oeuvre to serve with drinks.

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Toasted Pita Triangles

No matter what else is on the menu, these crispy bites always draw the biggest crowd. Yes, you can freeze them, but don't count on leftovers. These are habit forming nibbles all by themselves, an

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Rye Bread with Poppy Seeds

Rye has been cultivated for centuries and made into fresh bread loaves. It remains a popular part of the Irish diet today.

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Austrian Rye Bread

Here's a terrific bread recipe based on one created by two Austrian brothers I once knew. They, and the bread, are straight from the Alps.

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Kaiser or Kimelweck Rolls

What exactly is a Kimelweck roll? It's a hard roll, more specifically a crusty kaiser roll, sprinkled with caraway and coarse salt instead of the more familiar poppy seed topping. Shape the dough

Challah is the traditional braided bread served on Sabbath and most festive occas...

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Usually a fruitcake with a cross of buttery or sugary frosting across the top, hot...

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Agave Bread

Recipe by Bopeep

You will have a hard time believing that this sweet, light, and fluffy bread is ma...

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Bread of the Dead is descended from the sweet altar breads, made with yeast, flour...

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Here's a sweet version of pretzel whose only resemblance to its salty cousin, is i...

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Almond Spelt Sweet Rolls...

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The sour cream and vinegar give these rolls a slightly sour flavor. To make them ...

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Anadama Bread

Recipe by Momof7

Anadama is an old fashioned bread made with cornmeal and molasses. The dough is d...

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The anise flavor in this bread is very strong, perfect for those who are passionat...

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The cornmeal and molasses are signature ingredients in this traditional New Englan...

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