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June 16, 2022
What’s the ideal grilling temperature for burgers?

I have been obsessed with burgers lately — partly because I’m so busy! I’ve been buying pre-formed frozen patties, and throwing them on the grill for 10 minutes, and bam! Dinner’s ready!  If you like the sounds of an easy 10-minute dinner on a busy summer day, read on for all of our tips on […]

April 5, 2022
The best way to prevent your springform pan from leaking (3 techniques to try)

Springform pans are favored by countless bakers when it comes to making delicious cakes and cheesecakes. This design allows you to simply pop up the baked treat and instantly serve it, rather than worrying about turning it upside down to remove your cake. These pans also help keep the dessert’s structural integrity and form, for […]

March 17, 2022
What does it mean when a recipe measures in “parts”?

During your culinary adventures, you’ll likely come across a recipe that requires you to measure in parts. This can be confusing, especially if you’re used to set amounts, like tablespoons and cups.  While it might sound a little daunting at first, this isn’t as difficult as it might seem. Below you’ll discover how you can […]

March 10, 2022
Vital wheat gluten: Why do some bread recipes call for you to ADD gluten?

Gluten — it has become somewhat of a controversy in the culinary world. Is it safe to consume? Is it really that important when baking? While some recipes might avoid it, you’ll find that many actually call for it, especially when baking bread.  This post will explore more about what gluten is and why a […]

February 26, 2022
Should you be adding vinegar to your pie crust?

Vinegar is pungent and sour, often used in pickling and savory dressings. So using vinegar as a pie crust ingredient? That sounds weird! What does it do? And why do so many people rave about it? In the world of baking, we hear and read so many things about pie crust, from how to make […]

February 25, 2022
What are the main parts of a recipe?

Trying to understand a recipe can sometimes be daunting, especially if you’re a budding chef. What does it mean by yield? Are the directions really that important to follow?  Below you’ll discover more about the main parts of a recipe and how they unite to create a fantastic dish.  1. Ingredients One of the most […]

February 15, 2022
Differences between 9 common types of buttercream

What’s a cake without creamy, unctuous frosting? If you bake often, you've probably tried at least one type of buttercream frosting. But with so many different kinds, how do you tell them apart — and how do you know which one is the best for what you’re baking? What is buttercream frosting? Buttercream is the […]

February 3, 2022
What went wrong with your cookies? 8 common baking mistakes explained

For many of us, cookies were one of the first things we learned to bake. And while some cookie recipes are nearly fool-proof, others seem nearly impossible. There are a surprising number of things that can go wrong when you bake cookies, so we’re breaking down the top 8 most common problems you may face. […]

January 27, 2022
What is “massaging kale” and when should you do it?

It almost sounds comical.  Massaged kale.  Does it need a steam too? Cucumber slices over its eyes, and a fruity beverage? As weird as it is, massaging is a common technique used on kale, especially in salads and other raw dishes. What does it mean to “massage” kale? Massaging kale is just as it sounds: […]

January 19, 2022
The ultimate guide to nutritional yeast: what is it and how is it used?

If you’ve ever been curious about vegetarian or vegan cuisine, you’ve probably heard of nutritional yeast. Commonly used in everything from vegan cheese to popcorn toppings to supplements, nutritional yeast is packed with nutrients and umami flavor. But what actually is it? What is nutritional yeast? Nutritional yeast, also sometimes referred to as “nooch”, is […]

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