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Return to The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos Index
The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream
an eBook series by Leigh Tate

Also available in paperback.

How To Bake Without Baking Powder
How To Bake Without Baking Powder: modern and historical alternatives for light and tasty baked goods

A familiar diet is a comfort during hard times. Baking powder has a limited shelf life, but with How To Bake Without Baking Powder, you will be able to create your own leavening power through basic kitchen chemistry. Discusses the science of baking powder, plus substituties for both cream of tartar and baking soda. Contains 54 modern and historical recipes utilizing 20 different baking powder alternatives. Also available in a paperback prepper edition.

Chapters:
What is Baking Powder?
Baking Soda (The Alkali)
Cream of Tartar (The Acid)
Common Kitchen Substitutes for Cream of Tartar
How To Make Sour Milk
Buttermilk: Cultured Versus Traditional
How To Make Cultured Buttermilk
Cocoa Powder: Natural Versus Dutch
Not So Common Kitchen Substitutes for Cream of Tartar
How To Make Sourdough Starter
Are There Substitutes for Baking Soda?
Baker's Ammonia (Hartshorn)
Before There Was Baking Soda: Potash, Pearlash, & Saleratus
Hardwood Ashes
Experiments in Baking with Wood Ash
Ash Water Vs. Lye Water Vs. Lye Water: Are They All the Same?
Other Historical Leaveners
What About Eggs?
The Little Things Matter

Charts (print version):
Homemade Baking Powder (how to)
To Test the Potency of Baking Powder
To Substitute Cream of Tartar & Baking Soda for Baking Powder
Common Kitchen Substitutes for Cream of Tartar
To Substitute Natural or Dutch Cocoa Powder
To Substitute Sourdough Starter for Baking Powder
To Substitute Eggshell for Baking Soda
To Substitute Baker's Ammonia for Baking Powder or Baking Soda
To Substitute Potash or Pearlash for Baking Soda
Chart of Baking Powder Substitutes
The pH of Various Foods, Bases
The pH of Various Foods, Acids

Includes:
54 modern and historical recipes
Glossary
Resources
Extensive index (print version only)
Paperback list price: USD $6.99

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