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On your show, you mentioned changing the baking temperature depending on the kind of baking pan used - glass, metal, dark metal. Will you please give those instructions again?

Darryl - from Cotati, CA

Start by reading your recipe. If a recipe calls for baking "pan", the recipe was developed using metal, and it's assumed a shiny metal. If you are baking in shiny aluminum, follow the recipe instructions. When using a dark metal pan, reduce the oven temperature by 25 degrees. Likewise, if you use a glass baking dish, you would reduce the oven temperature by 25 degrees.

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