The Pure Joys of Baking
Anyone who bakes as a passion knows just how joyfully fulfilling the activity is. If you’ve always wanted to try baking but somehow need a bit of a push, that’s probably what you’re getting very soon. After all, your bread machine or oven isn’t moving on its own.
That smell is just lovely.
Yes, that smell can be rather spellbinding, especially if it comes straight from your own oven or your bread machine. Whether it’s cinnamon bread or chocolate chip cookies, nothing can fill your house more with the smell of love. Studies actually say baking can cause a flood of beloved childhood memories. Once you’ve stared baking, you’ll soon realize that there’s no other smell you’d like to envelope your home with. And your bread machine or oven will brim with life that it so deserves.
Baking is different from other types of cooking in that it doesn’t require a specific talent or skill. You only need to be attentive to details and disciplined enough to do just as the recipe calls for. No room for adjustments or improvisations if you want exactly the same outcome. Note that measurements are central to baking. Because it is a scientific process, you will surely get the same delicious result if, again, you do as the recipe tells you. So forget magic. Just passion. Plus Your bread machine or oven of course.
Baked goods can be frozen.
Once you’ve baked some nice and delicious goodies for the family or for your friends, it’s not necessary to finish everything right away. Baked goodies can be frozen so there’s no worries. Whenever you feel hungry, it’s just right there waiting for you in the freezer.
Baking equals love.
Unless you’re greedy by nature, you’re probably going to give some of those cookies to your kids or bring them over to a friend’s house. To bake is to love and share. Baking has a way of bringing people together so many reasons. And if you baked the goodies yourself, it’s a secretly fantastic feeling somehow. And with your bread machine or oven, you’ll think there’s so much more baking to do.
Its cost is reasonable.
Cooking meats, cheeses and all can be expensive, but not baking. Baking is just about the opposite. It’s mostly just sugar, eggs and flour, plus some affordable additions here and there.
So what’s keeping you? Get baking!