It was hard to grasp my head around the idea of Colorado being at high-altitude.
It didn't really feel any different. One morning I decided to make pancakes because Qiao (my little sister) wanted them. So we went about making pancakes (recipe coming soon). I usually sour the milk with extra vinegar because I think it makes them more fluffy. Note: this is only something I've noticed, I've yet to actually experiment with it. When the batter came together, I noticed small bubbles were coming to the surface in more abundance than usual. Naturally, I thought that would mean the pancakes would be fluffier than usual. They were delicious mind you, but I was slightly disappointed that they turned out more dense than I thought they would. It wasn't until I was stumbled upon this series from Hummingbird High did I remembered that high-altitude really does affect baking. Then I felt grateful to live in places at sea level where this invisible force doesn't exist.Read More