Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

High Altitude Baking Adjustments

This altitude stuff is weird–that’s all there is to it.  Some of my sea level recipes work just fine, requiring no adjustment at all.  Others…well, it seems like they’ll never work.  Maybe someday I’ll get all this stuff figured out…lest … Continue reading

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Ode to a Ripe Banana

So, unless you’re a whack-job like me, you may not always have a ton of ripe bananas just laying around…or languishing in the freezer. If you need to ripen your monkey snacks fast, just toss them in the microwave for … Continue reading

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Get Steamy!

I just got a great tip from the owner of Gigi’s Cupcakes here in Denver.  She has a simple way to keep the moisture in your cakes/cupcakes at high altitude: place a pan of water in the oven during baking.  … Continue reading

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