Yeast breads have a reputation for being complicated, but really, anyone can make them once they've learned the basics.
Yeast is a living organism that produces carbon dioxide bubbles, which cause bread to rise. It's available in several forms, but for our recipes we've used active dry yeast. Always remember to check the expiration date on the package of yeast to make sure it's fresh. Learn the strategies you need right here to make the perfect batch of yeast bread.