glucose syrup is a possible substitute (18 fl. oz)
Granulated sugar (6 cups)
Candy thermometer; must be able to read to 240°F, or about 116°C
Electric mixer or beater
Pure vanilla extract (5 tsp.)
Pizza wheel or a small cookie cutter, about 3 cm by 3 cm
Large air-tight containers, or gallon-size sealable plastic bags (9)
Cheese slicer with moveable wire cutting arm. Note: A hand held cheese slicer will not work. Alternatively, you can use a small disposable cup, such as a Dixie cup, a camera, and a small cookie cutter, thinner than 3 cm.
Pennies (at least 20)
Volunteers to do taste testing
Optional: Graph paper
Preparing to Cook
Wash your hands.
Get out all cooking tools and ingredients, and set them out so they are ready to go and easy to access.
Identify the 240°F mark (116°C) on your candy thermometer. This is the traditional temperature used to make marshmallows.
Preparing Your Cake Pans
Label the bottoms of three cake pans with masking tape pieces, numbered from 1 to 3. Pan 1 will contain recipe 1, pan 2 will contain recipe 2, and pan 3 will contain recipe 3. Each recipe contains a different ratio of sugar to corn syrup.
Pour a small amount of vegetable oil on a paper towel and lightly oil the three cake pans.
Pour a small amount of powdered (confectioner's) sugar in the strainer and dust the inside of the cake pans.
If you get too much powdered sugar in the pan, hold the pan upside-down…
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Things To Be Considered Before Buying NonStick Cookware
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Ask them to taste things, get their input, try what they are working on and encourage them, and last but not least, have fun!
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8.2 Methods of cooking:
Moist / Wet Media:
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