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When it comes to baking, there are several key ingredients that are included in just about every single recipe. There is often going to be flour, butter, and even milk in the majority of baking recipes out there. Most people can agree that these ingredients are the crux of baking. With that being said there are some ingredients that are completely overlooked, despite their importance in baking. One of the most prominent examples of this…

When you take out a recipe and get ready to bake, you likely think that you can just make the recipe as directed and get a perfect end product. However, this is not always the case. Based on where you are in the world, the recipe may turn out differently. This is because baking is very much effected by altitude. A muffin recipe made at sea level will turn out very differently if you try…

Everyone loves to eat cookies every once in a while. After all, they are a versatile dessert that can be made in a number of different ways. From the thin and brittle cookies to the ones that are thick and chewy, there are countless textures and flavors that you can consider making when you are working with cookies. Before you get to working with the flavor and the type of cookie you are making, however,…

You just woke up and you are hungry. Wouldn’t a giant stack of warm, fluffy pancakes be the perfect breakfast? It definitely sounds amazing to me! Yet making tall, fluffy pancakes can be tricky. Many pancake recipes fall flat, giving you more dense, heavy pancakes than you may like. I can help you get the fluffy pancakes that you want! There are a few reasons why pancakes may not fluff and a few tricks that…

Just about everyone out there loves pizza, and for good reason too. Pizza is one of the most universally well known and well loved foods out there. On top of that, it is incredibly versatile. People can make pizza designed for meat lovers and they can make special vegan and vegetarian-friendly pizzas as well. There are plenty of ways to adapt pizza recipes both to taste and dietary preferences. However, a lot of people do…

Whether you are a professional baker or just a home cook whose favorite pastime is creating delicious baked goodies, one of the ingredients you have probably had to include was baking powder. Even if you are very familiar with baking powder, do you really know why it is used in most baking recipes? What Exactly is Baking Powder? Baking powder is a product that is used to make baked items lighter while helping to expand…

When pumpkin season rolls around, it is a good idea to try as many pumpkin-based recipes as possible. Go pumpkin crazy! It is, after all, one of the best flavors out there. One thing many people love to make is pumpkin pie. Sometimes a recipe for pumpkin pie makes too much filling and you may have some left over. Don’t worry! There is plenty that you can do with that extra pumpkin pie filling that…

Baking bread is something that many people enjoy simply because there is a certain amount of satisfaction that comes from seeing the bread rise and turn into a soft and lovely loaf of bread that you can eat throughout the week. Unfortunately, baking bread isn’t always easy or welcoming to people who are not used to it. You may not realize it at first, but bread actually has several different requirements that it needs to…

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