Some Great Tip Ideas to Make Your Cooking Easier
Want to eat healthier - thinking of substituting whole wheat flour for that white flour? Great idea -
|If you want to replace white flour with whole wheat, it should be replaced 7/8 cup whole wheat flour for 1 cup white flour; not 1:1.|
Want to make things easier when you bake?
|Use baking sheets below the batter. You can trace the pan on the sheet with a pencil and then cut just inside the circle and insert it in the pan.|
Want to make your cakes lower in fat?
|Replace the oil with applesauce. 1:1 ratio - cake stays moist, reacts to the same baking time, and is much lower in fat than if you'd used oil!|
Making your own pastry?
|Make sure you use only cold ingredients: cold water; cold margarine or shortening. And before you roll it, put the dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or so to make sure it is cold. Same thing with cookie dough that you want to cut into shapes.|
Want your breads and muffins to have a nice brown color?
|"Paint" egg over the dough before baking!|