From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Learn what differentiates types of flour and how to choose the one that's best for your desired baking outcome.
Using the right flours is the key to delicious and wholesome baked goods.
Learn when and how to use the different types of flour and sugar.
Whether you need to steer clear of gluten because of an allergy or just like to experiment in the kitchen, there are plenty of choices beyond good old wheat. Mix things up with these flour alternatives.
Make your own gluten-free flour mix at home and use it in your favorite recipes.
We asked baking expert and Sweet Genius host Ron Ben-Israel for the low-down on the different types of flour you might come across in baking recipes this holiday season.
Here are some of the hottest varieties of gluten-free flours to sift through.