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psyllium husk vs xantham gum in GF bread

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metropical

psyllium husk vs xantham gum in GF bread

I see that many GF bread recipes call for one or the other.

Why might one choose one or the other for bread?

Tip toeing into GF bread and trying not to buy too many ingredients I'll use once and say "huh".

I want to make an oat based starter bread.

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bottleny
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metropical

thanks. the 2nd link to My GF Table is very good.  I felt the same about the ATK GF book.
I'll look for hers.