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    The Skinny on Fats: Butter, Shortening, and Oils

    When it comes to baking, taste is everything. Sure it needs to look good, but if it tastes like old shoes, no amount of edible glitter in the world can save it. So when it comes to adding fats to your recipe, and this could include, Butter, Shortening, oil, or lard, choosing the RIGHT fat, can make or break your result, literally. The Science of Fats Firstly, why do we add fats? Fat tastes good. Sadly. Fat is a flavour enhancer, but it also has...