Mark Bittman: Whole Wheat Bread Is the Key to a Better Food System

Baking whole wheat bread can reacquaint us with food that truly nourishes us, argues Mark Bittman.

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French Political Leader Pelted With Flour During Protest

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the leader of the far-left party France Unbowed, was showered with flour in Paris, just days after President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face.

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All I Needed to Survive Lockdown Was Sourdough

Early in quarantine, I ordered a 50-pound bag of flour. It’s gone now, but my sanity has remained.

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An Ancient Grain Flour for Your Pie Crust

This gluten-free flour from the chef Thomas Keller’s company can be used, as the brand says, measure for measure.

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That Flour You Bought Could Be the Future of the U.S. Economy

Keep baking bread. Small grain companies may suggest a better path for American business.

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Coronavirus Meets a Drive to End Malnutrition in Africa

A way has been found to enrich the unfortified flour that Tanzanians eat as a staple. But the pandemic is getting in the way.

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Pandemic-Baking Britain Has an ‘Obscene’ Need for Flour

The Wessex Mill in Oxford, a family business started 125 years ago, is among the British mills striving to meet a surge in demand.

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How to Substitute Flours

Can’t find all-purpose flour? Out of whole-wheat? Here’s what you can use instead.

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Three-Ingredient Cookies, Fresh From Your Pantry

Bake your way to these sweet snacks using ingredients you’re likely to have on hand.

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What Should I Look for When Buying Whole Grains?

There are several reliable ways to identify whole-grain foods.

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The Ascension of Cauliflower

Food companies are capitalizing on the low-carb, gluten-free trend by using vegetables like cauliflower to replace flour, rice and other simple carbs.

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