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  Home Baking Association: Recipes and Baking Resources for Teachers, Parents and Kids
A mixture of flour, liquids and may have other ingredients that is thick enough to be handled, kneaded or shaped.
To lightly dust a surface or dough with flour.
The fragrant, intensely flavorful thin colorful outer layer of citrus fruit (not the white pith), It is finely peeled with a paring knife, grater or removed with a citrus zester and used as a flavoring in sweet or savory baked goods or as a garnish.
www.homebaking.org /glossary/index.php   (3852 words)

  Flour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flour is the key ingredient of bread, which is the staple food in many countries, and therefore the availability of adequate supplies of flour has often been a major economic and political issue.
Flour is always based on the presence of starches, which are complex carbohydrates.
Rye flour is used to bake the traditional sourdough breads of Germany and Scandinavia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flour   (1630 words)

 flour. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Flour is also made from potatoes, peas, beans, peanuts, etc. Usually it refers to the finely ground and bolted (i.e., sifted through a fine sieve) flour of wheat, which forms the largest proportion of all flour milled in the United States, Canada, and W Europe.
In the United States, patent flour, freed of the bran and most of the germ, is the highest grade; clear flour is the second grade; and red dog, a low-grade residue, is used mainly for animal feed.
The composition of flour depends on the type of wheat and the milling processes; gluten is the chief protein, and starch the principal carbohydrate, although some sucrose, invert sugar, and dextrin may be present.
www.bartleby.com /65/fl/flour.html   (429 words)

 Flour - joyofbaking.com
Flour can also be used to coat fruits and nuts before adding to batters, thus preventing them from sinking to the bottom of the pan when baked.
flour is similar to cake flour, although it has not been chlorinated, with an 8-10% protein content and is made from soft wheat flour.
This means that the flour was sifted before packaging but it compacts during shipping and handling and therefore is no longer sifted by the time you get it home.
www.joyofbaking.com /flour.html   (1004 words)

 Hormel Foods - Glossary - Whole Wheat Flour
White whole-wheat flour is milled from hard white winter wheat and has a milder flavor, lighter color, and a texture that is not as course.
The shelf life of whole-wheat flour is shorter than highly processed white flour varieties due to the presence of the wheat germ, resulting in an unsaturated oil content that is higher than refined flour.
Flour labeled as “enriched flour with bran” may have the appearance of whole-wheat flour, but is not true whole-wheat flour.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=34794&catitemid=   (465 words)

 Ingredient: flour - Gastronomique.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flour is milled from a variety of wheats containing different amounts of protein.
This flour is milled from both hard and soft wheats, giving it the strength needed in bread baking, but leaving it tender enough for cakes and pastries.
Cake flour is milled from soft wheat, thus containing a very low protein content and preventing the development of gluten.
www.gastronomique.org:8080 /term/?i=flour   (463 words)

Refined flour is flour from which the nutritious (and more perishable) bran and germ layers have been removed.
The ground flour is sifted to catch larger particles of bran and germ, which are then ground again and mixed with the rest of the flour to produce a more nutritious flour.
Soy flour can be used to replace wheat flours in many recipes, but it works poorly for foods like bread, as it is low in gluten.
www.maxlabs.com /hn/Food_Guide/Flour.htm   (624 words)

The amount of flour obtained from the wheat is known as the extraction.
For hard wheat flour, the term maturing implies the strengthening of dough-forming properties, thus improving gas retention of the gluten.
Durum flour is the fine, reduced flour milled from durum wheat and is generally used in short goods pasta such as elbow macaroni and shells.
www.greatknives.com /New_Folder/flour.htm   (1823 words)

 Confused and Red Flour Beetles, HYG-2087-97
Confused flour beetles are the most abundant and injurious insect pest of flour mills in the United States.
Badly infested flour is characterized by a sharp odor and moldy flavor.
Antennae segments of the confused flour beetle increase in size gradually from the base to the tip to form a club of four segments; in the red flour beetle, the last segments at the tip of the antennae are abruptly larger than the preceding ones, forming a three-segmented club.
ohioline.osu.edu /hyg-fact/2000/2087.html   (978 words)

 pantry_flour,grains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Selection criteria for flour for a recipe is based primarily on the end result you are trying to achieve; you do not want to use a high protein bread flour to make a cake or it will change its texture to dense.
Bread flour is used in bread recipes because it creates a gluten network strong enough to trap the gases from the yeast, but not good in quick-breads, cookies and cakes, which need a lesser one.
The differences in flour from patent to straight grade to clear flours are related to the level of bran and protein quantity/quality in the flour.
www.baking911.com /pantry_flour,grains.htm   (7288 words)

 Bread Machine Digest: Library: Milling Your Own Flour: The How's and Why's
With home milled flour, the bread is lighter, moister and has a wonderful fresh and often nutty taste.
So, those flours you buy in the store while still better for you than white flour aren't all that they could be and should be.
While breads like pumpernickel use some course or meal flours, in general the finer the flour grind the more of the grains gluten there is available for creating the structure of the bread.
www.breadmachinedigest.com /library/milling_flour.html   (2003 words)

 Choosing Flour for Baking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flours with a low protein content include Softasilk cake flour and White Lily all-purpose flour (which is made from a softer wheat, making it lower in protein than most all-purpose brands; White Lily is often referred to as a pastry flour, even though it's labeled all-purpose).
It's also important to know that, despite its high protein content, whole-wheat flour has to be mixed with all-purpose flour to form a light loaf (the bran in whole-wheat flour tends to cut gluten strands, reducing elasticity).
Cake flour, the lowest protein flour, has undergone a special bleaching process (distinct from the process used for other white flours) that increases the flour's ability to hold water and sugar.
www.taunton.com /finecooking/pages/c00003.asp   (635 words)

 Innovation in Europe: Research and Results
Samples of the flour are now available to food manufacturers and laboratories who wish to calibrate their measuring apparatus to common European standards.
Even flours milled from identical varieties of wheat will vary according to the soil in which they were grown, weather conditions, cultivation methods and so on.
In order to ensure stability of the flour characteristics, all the sachets were stored at a temperature of minus 20°C. The partners decided to test the flour for 17 properties measured from eight standard procedures.
ec.europa.eu /research/success/en/agr/0016e.html   (1025 words)

 Hormel Foods - Glossary - Flour
Bread flour is a variety of wheat flour produced from hard wheat, making it high in gluten and very effective for yeast bread while cake and pastry flours are made from a low protein, soft wheat, so the flour contains less gluten.
Enriched flours are those that have been processed from grain to remove the amino acids and nutrients, bleached to whiten the appearance, and then reformulated with nutrients, such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin D, iron, and calcium added in accordance with established government guidelines.
Gluten flour is the type most often used as an additive for varieties of flour that are low in gluten.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=33312&catitemid=   (903 words)

 Article - How To Make Flour Tortillas
So I steeped myself in flour tortillas -- the thick and chewy Texas kind, the thin and delicate Sonoran type, and many of the spiced and flavored varieties born in the imaginations of creative Southwestern cooks.
And I still believe that the quality of flour tortillas generally available at supermarkets is superior to store-bought corn tortillas.
Flour tortilla dough is pretty sturdy; but not to the point of rerolling.
www.texascooking.com /features/sept98flourtortillas.htm   (1405 words)

 Kitchen Dictionary: flour
Whole-wheat flour is brown in color, and is derived from the complete wheat kernel (the bran and germ).
Some types of flours available are: amaranth, arrowroot, barley, buckwheat, chickpea, corn, kamut, nuts, oats, potato, quinoa, rice, rye, soy, spelt, tapioca, teff, wheat, and vegetables.
Whole-wheat flour usually can be substituted for part or all of the all-purpose flour in most recipes.
www.recipezaar.com /library/getentry.zsp?id=64   (468 words)

 flour-msg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Modern flours tend to be mixtures of flours with all-purpose or bread
Graham flour is whole wheat flour with the bran in it.
flour was passed to trap the bran and large particles.
www.florilegium.org /files/FOOD-BREADS/flour-msg.html   (8655 words)

 Flour Lake
There are no motor restrictions on Flour Lake due to it not being in the BWCAW and there are two portages into the BWCA at the east end of Flour Lake.
Flour Lake is abundant with fish of the following species: lake trout, northern pike, perch, smallmouth bass, sunfish, herring, and walleye.
Flour Lake reaches down to nearly 100 feet deep and the lake trout are typically found near these holes.
flourlake.com   (492 words)

 Recipes with "Flour" - American Profile
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, divided 3/4 teaspoon cardamom 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar 3/4 cup...
Muffins: 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter or margarine 2 large eggs, slightly beaten 1 cup plus 3...
2 1/2 to 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cups...
www.americanprofile.com /recipes/term/flour.html   (1991 words)

 RecipeSource: Flour Weights
It is also easier to weigh flour than it is to "sprinkle" the flour into a cup.
I also know that all flours do not weigh the same, ie, one cup of bread flour does not weigh the same as one cup of rye.
In my own weighing, I have found that one cup of flour for me is usually within the range of the USDA and Gold Medal numbers, but I can make a cup weigh almost anything I want.
www.recipesource.com /misc/hints/flour-weights01.html   (262 words)

Re-established by the Concordat of 1802, by which the Department of Haute-Loire was brought into this diocese, this department was detached from it in 1823 by the reestablishment of the See of Le Puy.
The traditions relative to St. Florus (Flour), who is said to have been the first Bishop of Lodève and to have died at Indiciat (later Saint-Flour) while evangelizing Haute-Auvergne, have been the subject of numerous discussions.
Marcellin Boudet believes it more likely that St. Flour lived in the fifth century, and that it was he who attended the Council of Arles in 450 or 451.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13347b.htm   (674 words)

 Main   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
White Lily® Flour is the light baking flour.
These additional steps produce flour that is finer, lighter whiter, and superior for baking.
Pioneer Flour Mills: Nearly 150 years since its birth, Pioneer has become one of the pre-eminent milling institutions in the country.
www.whitelily.com /Main.aspx   (213 words)

 Technorati Tag: flour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Joey Green
Then add two cups Gold Medal Flour, one cup salt, one teaspoon cream of tartar, and two tablespoons vegetable oil.
Mix Gold Medal Flour and water to a pancake-batter consistency for use on paper, light-weight fabric, and cardboard.
Mix one cup Gold Medal Flour with two-thirds cup water in a medium-size bowl to a thick-glue consistency.
www.wackyuses.com /gold.html   (238 words)

 Which is the best flour to be used for pizza dough??? Is it... - Q&A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Is it bread flour or all purpose flour
special flour is used for pizza dough, it is a lot finer than ordinary (bread) flour.
According to the DOC (Denomination of Controlled Origin) in Naples, Italy, the ONLY flour to use is an Italian flour rated 00, which is a very soft flour.
www.faqs.org /qa/qa-15398.html   (328 words)

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