King Arthur flour is one of the best family of products for home bakers. They make a wide variety of white, whole wheat, cake, and bread flours plus baking mixes.
What's great: The website includes extensive information to help anyone baking at home, both the novice and the practiced baker. Buying direct from King Arthur gives you assurances that the products are fresh, something that can make a big difference in the results you get.
What to know: The website has recipes and a "community" that encourages participation from home cooks, with tips and problem-solving. There is also a blog that keeps information up-to-date and gives you the wonderful sense that everyone in the country is home, making bread.