Baking at high altitude?

Answer I spent six college years in Colorado above 6,000 feet.Cooking times are a little longer and most baking recipes require a little less liquid.Cakes can be a little fickle but things like cookies an... Read More »

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High Altitude Cookie Baking?

Any cook who lives more than 3,000 feet above sea level needs to understand what causes baked goods, such as cookies, to fail at high altitude. A good way to learn is to experiment with some basic ... Read More »

What are some high altitude baking tips for heating frozen pizza?

OVEN TIMER!I can NOT stress this enough!I was in Italy and I saw this tower looked like it was going to fall down. Some rude Italian tried to get me to hold the thing up while he went for help. I t... Read More »

How to Prepare for a High Altitude Hike?

Hiking at altitudes higher than 6,000 feet (1,828.8 m) is more difficult than hiking at low altitudes. The decreased oxygen supply at high altitudes causes the body to work less efficiently. Prepar... Read More »

Types of High Altitude Clouds?

Cloud formation occurs as water vapor rises into the atmosphere, cools, and then condenses onto microscopic dust and other particles in the air. High altitude clouds form approximately 20,000 feet ... Read More »