Baking Great Bread at High Altitude

Baking Great Bread at High Altitude

How High Altitude Environments Affect Bread Dough, and What to Do About It With the price of a single loaf of bread higher than the price of a bag of flour at most supermarkets, it’s no wonder that so many people are trying to learn how to bake their own bread. However, for millions of …

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Baking with Sugar Substitutes: Helpful Tips

Baking with Sugar Substitutes: Helpful Tips

You Can Have Your Sweet Tooth and Eat Too! When baking with a sugar substitute, you should consider changes in sweetening power, texture, and very importantly, taste and after-taste. There are several reasons why a cook would consider cutting out the use of granulated sugar, and these reasons could be; illness, weight loss, no energy …

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Tips and Tricks for Baking at High Altitudes

Tips and Tricks for Baking at High Altitudes

Baking at elevations of 3500 feet or more is considered high elevation baking. Since the air is thinner the higher your elevation is, of course, this causes a dilemma for bakers. This article will address some of these issues and provide a high altitude baker with tips and tricks to help you in the kitchen. …

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6 Tips to Avoid Baking Nightmares

6 Tips to Avoid Baking Nightmares

Things can go terribly wrong in the kitchen. I don’t mean starting a fire by a poorly executed flambe. I’m talking about baking. I was trained in the ways of the hot and cold kitchen but my first kitchen duty was in the Pastry section of a rather over-rated cafeteria of a 5-star international business …

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Baking Substitutions for Your Favorite Dish

Baking Substitutions for Your Favorite Dish

Whether you need to substitute a baking ingredient for health purposes or because you don’t have it on hand, it can be hard to figure out what substitutions can make your recipe tasty. But there are so many choices for making recipes that you might be amazed at what you can get away with when …

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