Category: Baking Tips

Tips for baking with natural ingredients.

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How to Cook Beans

You and many others have decided to stock up on beans. I know this, because my store is completely bone-dry of any variety of bean! Understandable, and thankfully, I already had several bags on hand. They last for a long time and there’s a lot you can do with them. But if...

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Baking with Whole Wheat Flour

I love baking with whole wheat flour.  Not just because I believe it’s healthier to use the whole grain, but I really do prefer the taste.  Whole wheat products have a nuttier, heftier feel to them.  You won’t get “wedding cake” smoothness out of a whole wheat recipe, but then, you won’t...

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High Altitude Baking Adjustments

If you’re lucky enough to live in the mountains above 3,000 ft., you know that this presents some challenges for baking.  Cakes rise too fast, and fall too hard!  But these problems can be overcome if you follow these High Altitude Baking Adjustments.  First, find out the exact altitude of your location...