Top it off right
The ideal frosting for cakes and cupcakes. But did you know there are several different types? Learn which one is the right topping for your dessert.
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How to Cover a Cake in Fondant
Before you start to craft your decorations for your cake, you need to have a solid, fondant base—a smooth, blank canvas that will both protect your cake inside and give you a jumping off point for all of your decorations.
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Tips to Keep Bread Fresh
My family eats a lot of bread during the cold weather months (in the Northwest, that's a long time). I tend to bake extra loaves of bread so we always have some on hand for soup night or for a hearty stew. Storing bread correctly allows my to bake as much as I want with confidence.
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Tags: bread, storage
Common Bread Problems
Bread doesn't rise? Sticks to the pan? Tastes funny? Let's fix it!
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Spinach Dip Transformation
Turn one of your favorite dips into an entree with this tasty Spinach Artichoke Tart!
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Help! My Caramel Is A Disaster
Help! I’m making a homemade caramel sauce for my cake and it’s not coming together. The sugar isn't melting right—it’s forming clumps and it isn't mixing with butter and milk. What happened?
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Best Pans I've Used
I'm a food photographer as well as a baking enthusiast, so I'm a sucker for a great result with little effort.
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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
Bake in a Hemi
There are some pretty great things you can create with the hemisphere pan. Lady bugs, owls, pregnant bellies,and bikinis to name a few. If you bake two and put them together, you'll get a soccer ball, beach ball, or even the whole world!
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Help! My Bread Is Stuck In The Pan!
Occasionally, we get a phone call like this and I always feel bad for the baker on the other end of the phone. Baking bread is a lot of work. Between the mixing, the kneading, and the rising, a baker invests a lot of time into that loaf so when a loaf of bread doesn't turn out the way you had planned it is very discouraging, to say the least.
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