Baking soda is one of the absolute basics of natural house cleaning. Nearly every recipe for making your own cleaners seems to contain baking soda in it somewhere – and those that don’t have it usually contain vinegar and are used for cleaning glass.
Always preheat the oven. Be sure to allow enough time to preheat the oven for at least 45 minutes before baking. This is key for great taste, color and texture.
Many things blur in my mind but the times spent in the kitchen at Christmas are etched in my memory. I think of Tammy, a dear friend who makes fudge with me each year. Krislyn and I started a tradition of baking Christmas goodies one day in December every year. I love to bake with my sisters; we explore new recipes and make cookies while talking and laughing together.
Smear about a teaspoon of vegetable oil on the base and sides of the pan. Sprinkle about a tablespoon of flour in the pan. Tap and shake the pan to spread the flour all over the oily surface. Finally, line the base of the pan with the prepared butter paper liner.
If you are putting more than one pan in your oven at the same time to bake, make sure they are not touching. It is important not to crowd them so whatever you are baking will cook in our oven evenly.
Baking is a way of remembering the good times shared with grandparents. Most of all of us have grandmas who baked. The Norwegian proverb that states, “Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies,” was certainly reminiscent of my grandmother.
Second, you need to look at your competition. Who else is serving your target market’s needs? What are they charging? Is your target market satisfied with their product choices? Third, you need to pay attention to pricing. You will need to look at the competition and determine whether the prices you want to charge are reasonable.
Sunflower oil has many uses and advantages in baking. It has health benefits and ultimately positively affects the outcome of the cake you’re baking. So the next time you attempt your baking recipe be sure that you visit your sunflower oil supplier and try to avoid using butter. You will find that you’ll have a better tasting cake which is both fluffier and lighter while also tasting good.