In my next installment of “15 Tips for Better Baking”, I thought I’d concentrate on ingredients. After all, they’re the building blocks of a great recipe!
Christmas Baking Recipe Post: Gingerbread Men for DAYS……
Recently, an amazing new friend and I had a hoot and holler of a time at the BirdHouse, making and decorating gingerbread men from scratch. The idea was to batch-bake and decorate a bunch of gingerbread cookies which we would then gift pretty much entirely to a big group of other friends we were hanging…
Christmas Baking Recipe Post: Chocolate Buche de Noel/Yule Log
This cake is so much fun to make! I made a few of these in my first year of Pastry School, and a couple of Vanilla ones as well, and they were very well-received. If you still have little time before Christmas to do some baking, then I suggest you give this cake a try….
Christmas Baking: Cranberry Maple Nut Tartlets
When I was learning how to bake professionally at college, I had the opportunity to participate in an auction that was being held by one of the Marketing students. And by “participate”, I mean “donate stuff to the raffle” for no remuneration whatsoever. However, I liked the person who asked me, and since I was…
15 Tips for Better Baking: Measuring, Temperature, and Mixing
In my next installment of “15 Tips for Better Baking”, here are a number of guidelines that can help you be a better baker when you are sifting, measuring, and mixing up your ingredients.