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Old 12-03-2007, 02:43 PM   #11
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i just have it in the pantry in a tupperware container. I live in SC so humidity is always present.
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:30 PM   #12
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I store my in a plastic container and I cut a peice of wax paper the same as the inside of the container, placing it on top of the b sugar. never hardens . I also have use a strofoam plate cutting it to fit the container, plastic wrap the object is to keep air out.
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:38 PM   #13
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What about granulated brown sugar? That never hardens for me, but can it be used instead of the traditional kind?
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Old 12-07-2007, 11:37 AM   #14
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put it in a bowl (non metal) and microwave it for 3 seconds (no MORE!) and leave it stand for 10 seconds and then try it.
if it doesn`t work or soften after 2 goes consider TNT :)

most of the time if it`s not Too far gone this will work quite well :)
So YT; do you put the container or bag in the bowl each time and then let it reharden for the next time or do you try to hack off just the amount you need and soften that?
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Old 12-07-2007, 01:41 PM   #15
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So YT; do you put the container or bag in the bowl each time and then let it reharden for the next time or do you try to hack off just the amount you need and soften that?
I'd say only if your cleaver is feeling neglected. Otherwise nuking the whole thing would be easier and it won't hurt anything

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Old 12-15-2007, 09:11 AM   #16
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Brown sugar delmena

Yes put it in the microwave in the plastic bag it is in or something microwaveable and it will be just fine. I've done that.
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Old 12-15-2007, 09:22 AM   #17
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I hope that it's not too late to ask, but what are these disks "called" because I need them----where I live I can't keep brown sugar soft no matter what I do.
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Old 12-15-2007, 10:14 AM   #18
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I have no idea, but the bread trick always worked for me (see my previous post in this thread - basically just put the sugar and a slice of bread together in an airtight container so the bread gets hard and the sugar stays soft). Have you tried that?
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Old 12-15-2007, 01:21 PM   #19
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I hope that it's not too late to ask, but what are these disks "called" because I need them----where I live I can't keep brown sugar soft no matter what I do.
They're called brown sugar discs and if you go to page one of this thread you'll see a picture of it on my post. You can get them at any kitchen shop or department store kitchen section. They're made of terra cotta to hold the moisture and they work like a charm.

If you can't find them, google "brown sugar discs" and you'll have a ton of sites to order from.
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Old 12-15-2007, 02:14 PM   #20
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Thanks, DramaQueen, I did what you suggested and found other neat toys as well. The beauty of the discs is that you can leave them in for 3 months and they make great gifts. I'm taking a bunch back for gifts and found that a Bed, Bath & Beyond near me has them in now. Thanks so much!! :)
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