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FOOD, FOOD, FOOD! I'm such a FARMER at heart-- even a CALF knows that so much in life is about the FOOD! (A bit of a "bio" about me can be found way down near the bottom.)

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Parchment Paper Use

My comment about parchment paper:  I LIKE PARCHMENT PAPER!!!!  I'm including this post under "Gadgets I Like" because it makes baking e-a-s-y and I have no big cookie sheets/pans to wash!  The parchment paper I use is thoughtfully and generously furnished by my daughter Paula who lives in Utah-- they come 100/pack. 
If you don't have someone 'in the West' to get these for you, the website is:

These might be intended for one-time usage, but........................ being a sort of thrifty-minded person, I wipe them off with a clean cloth after making cookies and  find I can use them over and over, again.  The only exception being when I make something that is extraordinarily sticky or on the greasy side.  The photo below shows what the parchment paper looked like after I baked these Whoopie Pies (pictured at the top of this posting)...
With a quick wipe of a clean damp cloth, you can see  below that it's ready for the next go'round.  This = economical!


  1. Another "fun" one that I will have to try some day : )

  2. Cheryl, this WAS on the right posting (about the cookies). Was! Then, I moved the 'parchment paper' part of the posting to this category and your comment stayed with this. The funny thing is that the 'cookie part' of this posting went POOF!-- guess that means there were no calories in them!?!?