baking

  1. Cooking Tips & Trends

    In a pickle: What to do with a dry cake

    We’ve all been there — a cake you had in mind for days turns out dry. Instead of throwing it out, change it up a bit and make it...
  2. Baking

    Baking 101: Fats and oils

    Someone once said "fat is flavor" and that someone was absolutely right. Embracing that statement, we're sharing a few of the most...
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    Baking 101: Leavening agents

    Learn about the science of baking, specifically the types of leavening agents we use in our kitchens.
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    Baking 101: Gelling and thickening agents

    Achieving the right texture in your cooking and baking can make or break a recipe. We've rounded up some of the most popular...
  5. Holiday & Seasonal Recipes

    Baking 101: When to use different kinds of chocolate

    When you're baking, do you just toss in whatever chocolate you have on hand? We've got the scoop on why that's the wrong move and...
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    Baking 101: Sugar and other sweeteners

    Today we're tackling the wide variety of sweeteners in the market as well as sharing some recipes to inspire you in the kitchen....
  7. Cooking Tips & Trends

    Baking 101: Choosing the right flour

    For those of us who enjoy being up to our elbows in bread dough and for those others who enjoy the delicate making of cookies and...
  8. Holidays & Seasons

    How to fake a homemade pie

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    With the holidays approaching, one thing is on everyone's mind — food. Thanksgiving and Christmas are the most food-centric...
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    The best cooking advice I've ever received

    Check out our compilation of the best cooking tips from our readers!
  10. Baking

    Why your holiday pies suck

    If you're unhappy with the quality of your pies, we've got holiday baking tips for you. We'll give you the lowdown on making the...
  11. Kitchen & Cooking Tips

    Secrets to making the best apple pie

    Fall has finally arrived! What better way to ring in the new season than with a fresh, crisp, homemade apple pie? Here, we're...
  12. Dessert Recipes

    How to make edible glitter

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    Who said you can't eat glitter? We're not advising you start eating the sparkles you buy at Michaels, but why not make a few batches...
  13. Kitchen Gadgets & Tools

    A pastry chef's favorite tools

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    The pastry chefs of the world combine flavors, textures, and colors to make dessert menu items jump out at you, even if you’ve just...
  14. Kitchen & Cooking Tips

    In a pickle: How to solve common baking mishaps

    I’ll be the first to admit that I’d rather bake an elaborate cake that takes five hours than cook dinner — even spaghetti. I love to...
  15. Cooking Tips & Trends

    How to stock your baking cabinet

    Whether you’re a novice baker or a professional pastry chef, having a well-stocked pantry will make your baking a more streamlined...
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    The science behind a muffin and a cupcake

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    Why do we think having a muffin for breakfast is okay but not a cupcake? Is it the sugary icing? Or how we like to pretend that our...
  17. Kitchen & Cooking Tips

    In a pickle: How to save a burnt cake

    Burning a cake, unfortunately, is bound to happen to us all at some point. Whether we didn't hear the timer go off or our oven baked...
  18. Kitchen & Cooking Tips

    Essential tips every baker needs to know

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    When baking, it’s the little things that make all the difference. Everything from the tools you use to the brands you choose will...
  19. Kitchen & Cooking Tips

    What happened to my cookies?

    Too crispy, too puffy, too flat, too chewy. If your cookies are anything less than perfect, we know what's wrong. And now, you do, too!
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    5 Best baking blogs

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    I don’t know about you, but I would choose baking a cake over cooking dinner any day. To help me come up with fresh ideas, I refer...