When I first discovered silicone cookware, I thought it was too good to be true. I was baking a lot at the time and it pained me to use all those disposable cupcake cases and reams and reams of baking parchment. There was no way I was going to use toxic non-stick aluminum bakeware, and I hadn’t yet acquired any cast iron bakeware. Silicone muffin pans and cake pans seemed like … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of Silicone Cookware
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