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Fresh Yeast

roxlet Apr 14, 2011 05:15 PM

Does anyone know where I can purchase this in Westchester?

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    Miri1 Apr 14, 2011 05:34 PM

    I live in Los Angeles so I can't give you a definitive answer, but I've had some bakeris sell it to me. I've also found it in kosher markets in large blocks.

    1. JohnAM Apr 16, 2011 05:00 AM

      Bellantoni on Fulton St. in White Plains or any bread bakery.

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        roxlet Apr 16, 2011 07:28 AM

        Is Bellatoni a bakery? Does anyone else remember when you could get fresh yeast by Fleishmans in little foil packets in the refrigerator section? I wish I could find those again!!

        1. re: roxlet
          JohnAM Apr 16, 2011 09:10 AM

          Yes, it is a bread bakery. It may look like a factory but it is open to the public.

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            roxlet Apr 16, 2011 10:33 AM

            Thanks. I might give them a try, though I just saw on the Shop Rite web site that they have the Fleishmann's yeast in foil packets in their White Plains store.

      2. iluvcookies Apr 19, 2011 06:50 PM

        Stop and Shop in White Plains sells cakes of fresh yeast.

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        1. re: iluvcookies
          roxlet Apr 19, 2011 07:19 PM

          Yes, I saw that, and I want to get there to get some for my Easter bread.

        2. roxlet Apr 21, 2011 09:53 AM

          I did find fresh yeast at the Stop and Shop in White Plains. It took a while to find because no one knew what I was talking about. One clerk finally pointed me to the proper place, and if anyone is interested, it is in the dairy case in the back of the store, sort of opposite where the dried yeast is.

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            magnolia Apr 27, 2011 12:40 PM

            The Country Market in Eastchester on Rt. 22 has it in the dairy section.

            1. re: magnolia
              roxlet Apr 28, 2011 03:57 AM

              That's great to know! It is a lot closer to me than White Plains!

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