No yeast? Here's the easy way to start a sourdough starter from a baking expert

Would-be bread bakers, you’re not mistaken. The spike in demand for flour and yeast that you’re witnessing in supermarkets is real.“At the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, people worried about staying at home, and so they stocked up, a lot,” said Mike Oase, chief operating officer of Kowalski’s Markets, which has 11 Twin Cities locations. “People bought everything in sight. It was bigger than a Christmas week.”Oase said that flour supply lines are returning to normal. “And yeast will be back in stock in the next few weeks,” he said.The phenomenon of empty baking-aisle shelves did not go unnot...


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