A bread is sufficiently kneaded when a small pinch of dough can be stretched and a small film (of gluten) forms.

To eat or to not eat gluten, that is the question many dieters are asking. But do they know what gluten is? Gluten is produced when a baker adds water to flour and starts to knead the mixture into dough.  Technically, gluten is produced…

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Hudson Cream Flour waiting to be used in a kitchen

When making any type of baked good, bakers more often than not use flour to give dough rise and softness, and to add wonderful flavor and texture. We wanted to get up close and personal with this common, but often overlooked, kitchen staple. About Wheat Plants…

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A Kansas combine taking a break during wheat harvest. There are many farm machines used to grow your food

Did you visit a farm in your childhood? Maybe it was your grandparents’, with rolling green pastures and an old tractor that you had to turn the key “just right” and send up a prayer for it to fire up. Or maybe the only farm you’ve ever seen is one…

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Rolling pin in flour

EatWheat.org was created to connect people to the farmers who grow the wheat that’s used in the foods we eat. We share the stories of wheat farmers, including production practices and the process of how wheat is grown, transported, milled, baked and delivered to the grocery store and all across…

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