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ISO of Instant Yeast in Park Slope

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Does anyone know where to get this? All the supermarkets seem to have is active, but I have to things I want to make that call for instant. Thank You in advance!

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  1. just a thought, did you check the baking aisle and the dairy section. I have found it at both sites at my local stores.

    1. Of course I did that! I see "active yeast" there, but not instant. I've been to D'agastinos and Key Food on 7th avenue. What supermarket do you go to (I'll go check it out)

      1. It can also be labeled as "Quick Rise" or "Rapid Rise"

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        1. re: King of Northern Blvd

          found this on a google search, is there a Trader Joe's near you?
          "For those on the hunt for instant yeast, I got mine at Trader Joe’s. It says “Perfect Rise,” but after some pow-wowing with my bread-expert friend Virginia, we concluded it is the same thing as the red Saf-Instant so favored by professional bakers."

        2. I would also try C-Town on 5th & 9th, and the Key Food on 5th and Garfield. Also, maybe hit up a bakery (Colson Patisserie, Delicies de Paris) and see if maybe they'll sell you what you need. Stranger things have happened!

          1. Not Park Slope, but I recently bought instant yeast at Sahadi's on Atlantic Avenue. Also, I'd second the recommendation of Key Food on 5th Avenue--usually a very well stocked store.

            1. If you havent found your instant yeast yet, you can use regular active yeast and not spend more time running around to supermarkets - it will just take a little longer to rise - I dont think the advantage of instant yeast in rise time is substantial, and there is no superiority in your ultimate result.

              Post on the home cooking board and somebody will be able to give you wisdom on subbing.

              1. How about Pathmark on Atlantic Avenue. They ususally have things when the Slope supermarkets don not.

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                1. re: MrsT

                  not PSlope but i KNOW that the health foods store right at Union and Court street over in carroll gardens has both types of yeast. take the B74 ( i think...) right down to it. easy as pie. i buy both types of yeast there regularly.