Royal Icing Tips and Tricks
A few royal icing techniques can bring beauty to the simplest cookie shapes.
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Butter: Salted vs Unsalted
Does it really matter when you're baking? It's a definite maybe.
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Bleeding Heart Cake
Are you tired of the anatomically inaccurate heart shaped cakes that always pop up this time of year? Well thanks to Dina Cimarusti, we've got a surprise for you...
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Vanilla is anything but Vanilla
A term used on occasion to describe a lack of style, creativity, or taste. I think vanilla is similar to a fine wine.
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Tags: Vanilla
How To Proof Without A Proof Box
We all want bakery style bread, but few of us have bakery style equipment. That doesn't mean you should give up your homemade bread dreams, though. With a few easy tricks, you too can look like a bread pro.
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How Much Batter Do I Need?
Most boxed cake mixes have directions for baking in one 9" round pan. But what if you want to bake in a square pan? Or, what if your favorite chocolate cake recipe needs to be turned into a large cake for a wedding? There are simple steps to determining the batter capacity for baking pans.
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Which Pan Should I Use?
What's the difference between a springform pan and one with a removable bottom? That's a question we get asked a lot, learn which one is right for you.
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Help! The Center Of My Cake Sunk!
It looked perfect in the oven but when I took it out the center collapsed! There could be several reasons. Let's troubleshoot.
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Get ready for the holidays... clean your mat!
Sometimes the savory foods that are cooked on my mat leave flavors that I don't want in my cookies. (Onion flavored chocolate chip cookies aren't a winner!) Here's my deep cleaning tips to make them like new.
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Seriously Cool Tool
I had no idea the tool was that cool! I actually squealed out loud! I couldn't believe how easy it was. At that moment, my boss turned to me shaking his head and said, "You had no idea, did you?!" Boy was I red!
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Tags: pie, lattice