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5 Tips to Try with Pizza Dough That Won’t Stretch

There’s nothing like a pizza made at home. You can put anything you like on it and enjoy it with family and friends at any time of the year. Pizza dough can be something of a challenge though. The elastic and stretchy pizza dough has to be made in just the right way so that it works as a pizza …

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How to Keep Baking Soda Fresh (Plus 7 Clever Uses If It’s Expired)

Baking soda is a staple in just about every pantry. It is used in recipes because it can react with liquid ingredients and produce carbon dioxide. For this reason, it is considered a leavening agent; the carbon dioxide that is produced is what makes baked goods rise. If you try to use baking soda that has expired, you will notice …

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6 Easy Methods to Defrost Frozen Pizza Dough

You can store pizza dough in the freezer, and it will last for one or two months. When you are ready to defrost it, it is important to try to avoid using a microwave or any method that might partially cook the dough. The best way to defrost pizza dough is to use a cold defrosting method. Once you defrost …

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How to Handle Bread Dough That Is Too Sticky After Rising

When you are baking bread, you begin by mixing the ingredients together to form a soft dough. Then, you will knead the dough until it is elastic and smooth. This takes between eight and ten minutes. Once you have finished kneading it, you will place it in a bowl, cover it, and give it an hour and a half to …

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What to Do with Pizza Dough That Is Too Sticky

If you are just learning how to make pizza dough, you may find that your dough is too sticky. When this happens, you may find that your pizza dough sticks to everything, including your hands, the pan, and even the counter top. Luckily, there are a few ways to fix this and get rid of the stickiness. What Makes Pizza …

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How to Make Cookies Chewy (Hint: Ingredients Matter)

There are two types of people in this world: crunchy cookie people and chewy cookie people. To all those who love chewy cookies, this is the article for you! I have tons of tips and tricks to help make your cookies perfectly chewy, even keeping them chewy for days after they bake. Chewy cookie lovers rejoice! All cookies can be …

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Bread Dough vs. Pizza Dough (The Differences and Their Unique Uses)

There are two types of dough that are used in baked goods: the unleavened dough and leavened dough. The unleavened dough does not need to rise during the baking process and is generally flat and thin. Examples of this type of dough include pie crusts, flatbreads, pasta, tortillas, and crackers. The leavened dough requires yeast, baking soda or baking powder …

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5 Effective Ways to Cut Brownies Cleanly (Every Time)

After you make a perfect tray of brownies, you have reached one of the most challenging parts of baking brownies- cutting them! Cutting brownies incorrectly can mean that your beautifully baked brownies end up looking like a mess. You don’t want this to happen! Luckily, I have some great tips and tricks for you to learn to cut brownies cleanly, …