Pancakes are easy and almost foolproof. But there are some tricks to making them perfect. We'd like to share those tips:
1. Use a low-gluten flour. We like to use unbleached pastry flour in our recipes-that's what our mixes are made with-but all purpose flour will do. Bread flour makes for a pancake that is too tough and chewy.
2. Don't over mix. Mixing develops the gluten in the batter. Mix the... Read More
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Trying to cook healthy can often be a sticky situation. But it's not as difficult as you might think. There are plenty of things you can do to reduce your bottom line when it comes to fat and calories. The first fat-trimming trick is to invest in a decent quality nonstick pan. Cooking with a nonstick pan requires little oil and enables you to prepare your food without vegetable, canola or other high-fat oil. This is beneficial... Read More