There is just something about brown sugar for which there is no substitute in certain recipes. Brown sugar is made from Sugar Cane, a grass-like crop which is grown in many tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world, especially in the Caribbean.
Brown sugar is another item that no kitchen should be without. It's versatility is well reknowned. Besides its obvious uses like sweetening beverages and dishes, it can also be caramelized and used to brown meats, especially when cooking stews.
Small brown crystals that have a tendency to dry out and clump together after the packaging is opened.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Sometimes stored brown sugar harden quickly. It is best to soften brown sugar before use.
One way of softening hard brown sugar is to seal it in an airtight container with a few slices of apples or a slice of bread.
Conserving and Storing
Store in an airtight container