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Volume I
September 30, 2002


Baking at High Altitudes

Hi,
         Any thoughts about a high altitude baking conversion?

                  -Julie in Colorado

Hi Julie,
         Here's some info to keep in mind when baking at altitudes above 3500 feet.
         Because air pressure is lower, water boils at a lower temperature and liquids evaporate faster at high altitudes. Some recipes, thus need adjustments.
         In general,

  1. Cakes take longer to bake because of lower internal temperatures.
  2. The sugar content becomes critical when baking cakes. Too much sugar weakens the cake structure making the cake susceptible to falling.
  3. The leavening agent reacts more actively, creating larger gas bubbles and more of them. These bubbles expand quickly and can collapse easily, again causing falling in cakes and breads.
         The Colorado extension office has a great worksheet that will give you information on the changes that you need to make for each type of cooking (canning, cakes, breads, etc.) Check it out, print it off, and keep it handy in your kitchen.
         Access this information at the following website:
http://www.cerc.colostate.edu/titles/P41.html#altitude
         Hope this helps,

                  -Desi @ DVO



* DVO welcomes your kitchen hints and cooking or nutrition questions! Email us and we'll post your hints and Q/A's in upcoming newsletters! *


--THE RECIPE BOX--
Feeding a Crowd



--TABLE TALK--
Crowd Pleasing Eats
Getting It Together
Common Serving Portions

--KITCHEN REMEDY--
Celery Crisper
Party Planner
High Altitude Baking
Parsley-the Sobriety Herb!

--JEST FOR FUN--
Great Truths
Wordy
The Final Word on Nutrition and Health
Safety Parking

--FAMILY FUN-TIME IDEA--
Neighborhood Night Games
3 Games to Play
Olympics for the Aged

--COOK'N TIP--
The Skinny on Nutritional Analysis



--NOTES FROM FOLKS--
Great Recipe from the Purdy Family
Comments from HomeCook'n Subscribers



--COOKIE CRUMBS--
Frugal Gourmets Requested
Announcing Cook'n with Pillsbury



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