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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 …

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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 …

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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Holiday Baking Tips!

‘Tis the season… for warm kitchens full of wonderful smells, ingredients on the counters, and joyful baking shared between generations! It’s also the season when baking tips come in handy, and we’ve got some good ones from Consumer Reports! Start Smart It’s said that cooking is an art, and baking is a science. And any …

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Better Baking, Every Batch!

It’s COOKIE SEASON!! Well, we’re a bakery… so for us it’s always cookie season. But this is the time of year when more civilians try their hand (or master their craft) at making mountains of cookies! And just in time, we’ve got some tips via The Washington Post for better baking, every batch! To Bleach, …

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More Common Baking Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them!

We recently shared some tips (via Buzzfeed) on how to avoid common baking mistakes… and now we’ve got the second half of the list of tricks! Flatten Your Cookies Are your cookies staying rounded? Not flattening properly? The problem is usually temperature related. When baking cookies, you need the fat to melt for the cookies …

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