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How do you: Roll Out Pie Crust | The Easiest Way with Parchment Paper

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The easiest way to roll out pie crust is: use parchment paper! If you are using homemade or storebought pie crust, using parchment paper will help you roll out your crust in the easiest and simplest way! Make my all butter pie crust or use your favorite store bought pie […]

How to store cookies with royal icing
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How do you: Freeze Decorated Cookies with Royal Icing

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Yes, you can freeze cookies decorated with royal icing. Storing in the freezer is an ideal way to get ahead of holiday and Christmas baking. Follow these easy steps to freeze your favorite decorative cookies, made with royal icing or other fun sprinkles. STEPS ON HOW TO FREEZING COOKIES DECORATED […]

Double boiler
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How Do You: Make a Double boiler at Home and What is it

Difficulty Easy

A double boiler is two parts: a saucepot filled with water and either a heat-safe bowl, or insert, to go over the saucepot. How to create one, in your own kitchen, is fairly easy. If your baking recipe calls for a double boiler, there is a good chance you are […]

5 Most Common Baking Mistakes Answered from a pro
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5 Most Common Baking Mistakes Part 2: Get Answers from a pro!

Difficulty Easy

Baking Mistakes Question. We need them answered because mistakes happen when we are baking. Even if we have been baking for years, or it is our first season, there will be questions about your mishaps and mistakes. Don’t freight! Remember, baking is a very technique based skill. Practice makes pastry […]

Bouche de Noel
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5 Famous Holiday Desserts: Details and Photos!

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These famous holiday desserts are iconic throughout the nation. Plus, they’ll make any holiday dessert table festive and merrier. Don’t have time to bake ’em? Most bakeries and local grocers will make these festive and famous holiday desserts. Famous Holiday Desserts: Bûche de Noël: Cake that is in a shape […]

Royal Icing Recipe
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Secrets to Soft Cookies: Tips & Tricks!

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To get soft cookies, there are a few (easy!) secrets. After using these easy baking tips, the soft cookies will be perfect for your cookie jars. Plus, these secrets to soft cookies are very easy to apply to your baking adventure. GET MORE BAKING KNOWLEDGE Want more baking tips? Read […]

Carrot Cake cupcakes
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Perfect Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe | Cream Cheese Frosting

Difficulty Easy

The easiest, moistest, perfect carrot cake cupcakes recipe with a light cream cheese frosting! These super moist carrot cake cupcakes are the balance of carrot, cake, and cream cheese frosting. The cake batter is very easy to make and is lightly seasoned with ground cinnamon. Plus, this perfect carrot cake […]

5 Most Common Baking Mistake Questions Answered
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5 Common Baking Mistake Questions: Answered from a Pro!

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Baking mistakes happen all the time in kitchens. The bread did not rise, the chocolate seized up, or the soft sugar cookies came out rock hard. There are many reasons why something did not come out perfectly. Here, I answer the top 5 most common baking mistake questions. Baking Mistake […]

5 Baking Skills to Master
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5 Baking Skills to Master: {And tips on how to master ’em}

Difficulty Easy

Helllo bakers! Are you ready to master your baking skills down? Here are 5 beginner skills in the pastry kitchen all bakers should know how to…..make. Remember, professional baking is a very technique based skill set. Technique = the way something is done. Technical skill = a body of technical […]

Holiday baking tips
Holiday Baking Tips

A Baker’s Dozen Tips: How to Tackle Holiday Baking {From a pro!}

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Holiday (no matter what holiday you are celebrating) baking can seem….well, intimidating. Here are a baker’s dozen (that’s 13, folks) tips that can make your baking super sweet and successful. How to Tackle Holiday Baking: Tips from a Pro Plan out 1-3 cookies, treats, or desserts you want to make: […]