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Ciabatta – Italian ‘Slipper’ Bread For A Great Steak Sandwich

Most baking projects call for similar ingredients. Before taking on any new baking project, make sure you read the recipe in advance. If you keep most of the basic ingredients on hand, you will be set. But, if from your cookbook you choose a white chocolate and cranberry cookie recipe, you may have to pick up a few more items from the grocery store.

DIAPER CAN. I sprinkle it into my twin toddlers’ diaper can to neutralize some of the odors dirty diapers can leave. You can also sprinkle baking soda in stinky shoes. or any other place that harbors bad odors.

If there is need for old techniques and traditional baking, then the stone deck oven is the best way to go. These ovens have stone decks that can have more than one chamber to allow for more than one baking item. This is especially good for crispy breads.

For large scale bread or cookie bakes, the rack oven is more convenient. These ovens have racks that roll into the oven to make large batches of bakes. The batches can be stacked and all baked at the same time.

I’m going to help you out. The three tips I’m going to discuss are size (yes, it does matter), shape, and material and how to determine which pan is right for your particular baking need, so let’s get started.

Imagine you have a recipe that says “Let the dough rise for one hour”. Well it could take an hour or it could take three hours! We don’t know unless we know our dough is at the temperature the recipe calls for.

These are just 10 great uses of many-and there are a lot of other uses that I plan to use in the near future. For instance, sprinkling baking soda on the soil around tomato plants is supposed to make your homegrown tomatoes taste sweeter.