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6 Baking Substitutions To Use In A Pinch

Tasting Table | Posted 12.17.2015 | Taste
Tasting Table

You have everything ready: The cake recipe is printed, apron is secured and kitchen jams are blasting. That is, you thought you were ready -- as you open the refrigerator and realize you're out of eggs and cake flour. Ugh.

101 Cookie Recipes To Fulfill All Your Holiday Needs

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.04.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What makes cookies so irresistible? Everyone has an opinion on what the finished product should be -- crispy, crumbly, or chewy -- which is why we couldn't settle on just one recipe to test. Lucky for you!

The Surprisingly Delicious Thing You Should Be Doing With Spoiled Milk | Posted 10.30.2015 | Taste

Here's a secret the food-safety police don't want you to know: You don't have to dump that half-carton of milk down the drain just because it's past its sell-by date. Because even though you've been told that milk that's even a day old will almost certainly kill you, it almost certainly won't.

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

Thrillist | Posted 10.30.2015 | Taste

You're halfway through a brownie recipe when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You could go ask next door, but it's late, and you're already in your pajamas, and at that moment, an abandoned recipe is 100% preferable to a real life interpersonal interaction.

15 Gluten-Free Baked Goods that Don't Miss Gluten One Bit

Food52 | Posted 10.16.2015 | Taste

As a baker (and a baking instructor), I could talk about gluten all day. But while gluten may be fun for some of us, many people live with some f...

11 Cakes That Only Need One Bowl

Food52 | Posted 09.08.2015 | Taste

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it now. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and ood...

Freeze! Here's How to Keep Summer Fruits Good Through Winter

Glamour | Posted 08.14.2015 | Taste

By Jillian Kramer, Glamour Photo: Romulo A. Yanes If, like us, you've been spending every weekend at the farmers' market, stocking up on berries, p...

6 Baking Tips From Dominique Ansel, The Cronut King Himself

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 09.05.2015 | Taste

Baking requires precision, but that doesn't mean it can't be an utterly creative pursuit as well. Once you know the rules, you can experiment -- which...

Follow These 10 Steps To Bake Your Best Cake Yet

Food52 | Posted 07.23.2015 | Taste

Baking a cake is an investment--in time, in ingredients, and in pride.

The Mistake You're Definitely Making With Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.20.2015 | Taste

Are you making this classic all wrong?

14 Essential Baked Goods Every Baker Should Master

Food52 | Posted 05.25.2015 | Taste

You never know when you'll be called on to make a cake, cut biscuits, or roll flatbread.

Will It Fizz? How To Make Sure Baking Powder & Soda Are Fresh

Food52 | Posted 03.19.2015 | Taste

If you are a new or very occasional baker, here's what you need to know.

5 Mistakes Everyone Makes With Brownies

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

The perfect chocolaty square isn't as foolproof as you might think. But once you know the tricks, yours will go from so-so to spectacular. By Lynn ...

The Tips You Need For Making A Crack-Less Cheesecake

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste

Hacks for those cracks.

Powdered Sugar, Demystified

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.13.2014 | Taste

We've got answers for all the questions you never wanted to ask.

6 Alternative Flours For Gluten-Free Baking

SELF | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living

The holidays are right around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about what kinds of treats to bake this year. But if you have celiac disease or a wheat allergy, you have to pay a little closer attention to what ingredients you use. When regular all-purpose flour isn't an option, try these six alternatives for gluten-free baking.

2 Ways To Get Equal Amounts Of Batter Into Cake Pans

Food52 | Posted 12.20.2014 | Taste

You might think that the best way to get an equal amount of batter into each pan is to first measure the batter by volume.

The Best Doughnuts. Ever.

Food52 | Posted 09.11.2014 | Taste

Flavored with lemon zest and ground nutmeg, these doughnuts are sturdy and sublime.

Even Grumpy Cat Would Approve Of This Handsome Cake

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste

If you can't own Grumpy Cat, you might as well eat Grumpy Cat.

10 Baking Tips I Learned The Hard Way

Sara Cann | Posted 09.06.2014 | Weddings
Sara Cann

I carved out some time on a Sunday when I knew I wasn't up to baking, and ended up making the wrong layer of the cake -- a layer I had already made.

The Secret To The Perfect Double Pie Crust

Epicurious | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste

Nothing says summer like pie.

Magnolia Bakery's Chief Baking Officer's One Tip For Baking Novices

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste

As Magnolia Bakery's Chief Baking Officer, Bobbie Lloyd deserves much of the credit for the famous cupcakes made at the New York-based dessert chain. ...

How To Make Your Own Cake Stencils

Food52 | Posted 07.30.2014 | Taste

Sometimes a light dusting of powdered sugar is all the decoration a cake needs.

12 Ways To Make Your Chocolate Chip Cookies Even Better

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 04.11.2014 | Taste

There's nothing worse than ruining something so perfect.

What To Do When You Run Out Of Brown Sugar

Epicurious | Posted 04.30.2014 | Taste

Late-night baking crises averted.