It’s that time of year! When the temperatures drop and the snow starts to fall, it’s time to crank up our ovens and bake some sweet treats to get the house smelling good! Baking has its obvious benefits, such as the result, having tasty treats, and an understanding of how to use the kitchen. But let’s take a deeper look at this particular practice. It’s very popular this time of year, but it’s used all year round in celebration of all sorts of occasions and indulgences!
What is it about baking that never fails to raise our spirits? Well, there’s a whole mentality that baking sparks and builds in a baker.Easy Instructions
Baking must be followed to a tee for the proper results, so it’s important to stick to the recipe. While baking can offer creativity in other parts of the process, when it comes to mixing ingredients, it can be a nice escape from your everyday living to put your mind to this easy but exact task. Baking doesn’t allow for great distraction, so just turn on some music and get into the rhythm. Baking requires your concentration and patience.Kitchen Rhythm
The escape I mentioned that baking delivers is a therapeutic means of escape and relaxation. The same way you relax to the rhythm in the music, you also relax with the rhythm in the baking process. From measuring out your ingredients to kneading your dough, and timing out batches in the oven, a full baking demands a well-oiled process that you can keep up with!A Baked Form of Art
Just the same as any other artistic medium, Baking allows you to express yourself in a way that words, music, dance, or any other art form can (except maybe cooking). Baked goods that have been made with care are the perfect way to show someone a warm connection in you.
Try your hand at this particular art form. A common activity found taught and practiced at summer camps, check to see if your camp offers Baking and learn more about this great domestic talent! And, as always, thanks for reading!