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Flour storage
« on: March 04, 2017, 02:44:32 PM »
What is the best way to store flour between uses? Does freezer storage cause any damage to the flour? Thanks!!
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Re: Flour storage
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2017, 03:36:39 PM »
i mean open flour that you intend to use with some regularity a good air tight container in a cool dry pantry is ok.. in the freezer it can pick up moisture if you aren't careful.. put it in at least a ziplock

long term if you have a vac sealer you can put it in brown paper bags or keep it in the bag it came in put that in the vac bag and you can store it that way in a pantry for a few years.

some people will freeze it for a few days before long term storage to kill any weevil eggs

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Re: Flour storage
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2017, 05:01:19 PM »
Thanks Stout !!!
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Re: Flour storage
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2017, 05:03:30 PM »
I find that fresh flour gives better results when bread making-the bread rises higher. Also I always store whole wheat flour in the freezer.
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