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Red Star Active Dry Yeast 16 oz (1 pound) size

Red Star Active Dry Yeast 16 oz

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About Red Star Active Dry Yeast 16 oz (1 pound) size

Red star active dry yeast is a favorite of many bakers. It comes in vacuum-packed 2-pound brick. Many bakers prefer the flavor of active dry yeast, compared to instant. Use in recipes calling for active dry yeast.

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We analyzed 55,172 reviews for 148 products in the Active Dry Yeasts category.

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We analyzed a total of 238 reviews for this product. None were recent.

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Around 74% of reviews were positive and about 23% were negative.

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8.59 out of 10, based on these 5 factors:

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  • What buyers say about Red Star Active Dry Yeast 16 oz (1 pound) size


    I've been using this yeast for almost a year now and it's still good, even though I've been using it for a few months now. I take a small amount and put it in one of my old 4 ounce yeast jars and freeze the rest.


    The Red Star Active Dry Yeast arrived very soon after I placed the order, which was great as my grand children were looking forward to the waffles I had promised.


    I used the yeast in my first set of New England Hot Dog rolls to make a difference in the rise and taste, and I will definitely use them again in the future.


    I bake my own bread, 6 loaves at a time, and it's cheaper than in the grocery store, and the yeast lasts a long time before it starts to show signs of dying. I've used this yeast before, and it lasted over a year before it started to


    I bake bread and yeast products in the winter and the large package lasts as long as it is refrigerated.

    Common Questions

    Q:

    I don't know how to interpret the "best if used by" date.

    A:

    There is a clear expiration date on the bottom right side of my package, so I don't know what yours says.

    Q:

    Do not place any orders anymore.

    A:

    I know there are instructions on the site for how to cancel an order from Amazon, but I have never done that before.

    Q:

    What is the country of origin?

    A:

    It is made in Mexico.

    Q:

    What is the total volume of yeast in the package, as opposed to the weight?

    A:

    The package dimensions are 4.5 x 5.5 x 3.

    Q:

    The label says active dry yeast or compressed yeast, which requires different measuring techniques.

    A:

    You can use your measuring spoons to make dry yeast.

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