Nutritional yeast isn't a new health fad — in the 1920s, sales exploded due to the "Yeast for Health" campaign. But bad news about the candida strain affected all yeast, and it's just now rebounding.
In Robert Dunn's new book, Never Home Alone, he explores our symbiotic relationship with food: Not only do we impact the bacteria in our food, but the microbes in our food imprint our bodies.
Biochemist Matt Bochman talks about collecting yeast, Friendly Beasts Cider Company turns yeast (and apples) into tasty drinks.
Have you every wondered what your favorite spot in the woods might taste like in a beer? Wild Pitch Yeast might make that possible.
Home bakers have volunteered their sourdough starters to a team of American scientists who want to unravel the microbial secrets of sourdough.
East Coast brewers have been making unfiltered, unpasteurized, hazy IPAs for about a decade. Now, the hazy beer craze has gone national.
The rolled oats in this bread give it a perfect, chewy texture, while the honey makes it taste slightly sweet.
Many bakers treat their sourdough starters like a family heirloom. Now researchers want to analyze your starters to unlock their flavor secrets.
On today's show, two recipes to use up the last few zucchinis, peppers, okra and tomatoes from your garden. And, how Kansas City is impacted farm runoff.
Matt Bochman says the next development in brewing is local yeast. His business aims to make hundreds of wild strains available to home and craft brewers alike.
Keith Romaine wants to turn his neighbors into bread bakers. He has plans to build a community wood-fired oven in his backyard.
Let's flesh out the details of making home brew. Lesson number one: proper sanitation is vital to a tasty batch of beer!
People have been making their own beer for over ten thousand years. Now, with attention to sustainable practices, homebrewers are going green.
Kefir is a tart, tangy fermented food that starts from milk and is used much the same way as yogurt. Learn how to make your own kefir at home.
Baked goods have been a staple in the western human diet for thousands of years, but there have been many refinements to the baking industry.