High-Elevation Baking, What's the Different?

If you live in higher elevations you probably know that foods bake and cook differently than they do in lower elevations. Most sea-level recipes work up to around 3,000 feet, but above that, they need to be adjusted.

Adjustments vary from food to food. But why are the adjustments needed in the first place? Well, there are actually several reasons ranging from lower air pressure to quicker evaporation rates. So what can you do to keep foods tasting great?

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