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More Tips for Better Baking!

Everyone who bakes has the occasional question about it. Yes, even the experts. We found a list by Claire Saffitz, via Bon Appetit, of some common answers to your baking questions. Substitutions This is a common thing for bakers to wonder about. Can I remove this, or add that? Whether for taste or health, inquiring …

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Stop The Hate – Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Are GOOD!

Everyone loves cookies! And while this is an undeniable fact (don’t bother to argue the opposite, we won’t listen), there is one particular type of cookie that seems to be almost universally despised… The oatmeal raisin cookie. You know what we’re talking about. What other innocent baked good is the subject of scorn and memes? …

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More Baking Mistakes You Don’t Have To Make!

Everyone who bakes makes mistakes. We’re human, it’s part of the job description. And in the kitchen, even professionals aren’t immune to the occasional lapse. But many of the mistakes we make while baking are easily avoidable, if we know what they are. Here’s a list from Insider of common goofs to be aware of …

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For Better Baking Bump The BRRRRR Off Your Butter!

You’ve been there. We all have. You get the craving for some baked deliciousness (or maybe just the ever-therapeutic act of baking itself) and then… you check your recipe. You want to get in the kitchen and start breaking eggs right away, so it can be real buzzkill to find out that the recipe you’re …

Baking Fails That ARE Your Fault!

We recently shared with you some specific examples of baking fails that are NOT your fault. Failures in the kitchen do not mean that you suck at baking! Probably. Now, via Bon Appetit, we’ve got a second list… this time it’s baking fails that ARE your fault. Probably. If you’ve got great pans, a fancy …

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Baking Fails That Are NOT Your Fault!

Sometimes, despite our best efforts, things don’t turn out the way we’d hoped. In baking, like everything else, if you find yourself failing over and over, it can start to make you doubt yourself. But relax! Failures in the kitchen do not mean that you suck at baking! Probably. According to Bon Appetit, there are …

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Leftover Bread!

We saw something pretty interesting today… a recipe for leftover bread! Now, we haven’t lost our minds. This is not bread that’s left over. (You don’t make that, you just kind of have it laying around in the cupboard or on the counter.) It’s bread made from leftovers! Claire Lower, via Skillet, offers up something …

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New Orleans King Cake… The Sweetest Part of Mardi Gras!

It may still be cold and gloomy in Jersey, but in N’Awlins it’s already spring and Mardi Gras is right around the corner! We can’t match their weather, but we can indulge in one of the most delicious traditional treats of the season… King Cake! For the unfamiliar, New Orleans King Cake is the ultimate …

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Up Your Cookie Game!

Yes, the holiday baking rush has wound down… but most of us are still in the house, trapped by Mother Nature, and looking for a little comfort food to take the edge off our cabin fever. Never fear, we’ve got the cure – cookies! And since you aren’t rushed to bake by the dozens and …

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Bake and Share Friendship Bread!

Baking connects people. That’s part of its magic. Recipes passed through generations. The memories of baking cookies with mom or grandma. Gifts of baked goods at housewarmings, weddings, and more… Baking brings people together, and the world can always use more of that! So we were happy to see Friendship Bread in the news at …

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