Lifestyle: baking: can you line a baking pan with wax paper?

Self-tutoring: the tutor inquires whether wax paper can be used to line a pan for baking.

Two sources indicate that wax paper can be used for baking, but only under the following two conditions:

  1. The batter must completely cover the wax paper.
  2. The wax paper does not come in direct contact with the oven’s heat.

Source:

www.reynoldskitchens.com

food52.com

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Food: banana: a good source of fibre?

More lifestyle self-tutoring: the tutor mentions the fibre content of a banana.

A typical banana has around 100 calories, with 2.6g of fibre.

Suggested fibre intake might be 14g per 1000 calories, or 1.4g per 100 calories. The banana offers nearly twice that amount of fibre: I’d call it a good source fibre.

Source:

draxe.com

healthyeating.sfgate.com

www.healthline.com

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

English, food: fibre, or fiber?

Food research leads to self-tutoring: the tutor follows a query about spelling.

When I type fibre, the screen cautions me I might have it wrong. Really?

fibre:

Merriam-Webster: British of fiber

Oxford Canadian: dietary fibre

Oxford Canadian doesn’t list fiber. Merriam-Webster does: from their point of view, one of its meanings is dietary fibre.

Source:

Mish, Frederick C. (ed). The Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Springfield: Merriam-Webster, 2004.

Barber, Katherine et al. Oxford Canadian Dictionary of Current English. Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

Food: dark raisins vs golden

More self-tutoring: a question crystallizes in the tutor’s mind, so he looks up the difference between dark raisins and golden ones.

Talking about raisins produced in California, dark raisins and golden ones commonly begin as green grapes (typically, Thompson Seedless).

If the grapes are dried in the sun, they brown – hence, dark raisins.

If the grapes are dehydrated out of the sun, in managed humidity, golden raisins can result.

Source:

www.epicurious.com

www.monrovia.com

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.