Mastering the Art of Artisan Sourdough Bread

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Learn to make your own sourdough bread at home. From creating and maintaining a starter to baking a beautiful artisan loaf, we’ve got every step covered. Don’t let wild yeast scare you! Our handy guide will walk you through step by step, and answer everything you need to know. Read more now!

The Best Rolling Pins for Home and Pro Kitchens

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When you want to make a fluffy batch of cinnamon rolls, a homemade pizza, or a few dozen sugar cookies, you’ll need to have the right rolling pin to quickly and easily spread the dough. We share our top 5 choices on the market now, ranging in a variety of styles and designs. Get all the info you need – read more.

10 Tips to Bake Perfect Cookies Every Time

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Whether it’s for a holiday, bake sale, potluck, or just to enjoy at home at snack time, there are so many reasons to make a delicious batch of cookies from scratch. And when you’re preparing to bake, you want to get everything just right. Follow our top 10 tips to create your best baked goods yet. Read more now.

How to Make an All-Butter Whole Grain Spelt Pie Crust

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You’ve had your fun with making traditional pie crusts. Let’s try something new for your next round of baking. This all-butter whole grain spelt pie crust has a delicate, flaky texture from the butter and a nutty flavor from the whole grain spelt flour. It’s a recipe that will be perfect with any filling. Read more.

How to Make Your Own All-Natural Homemade Yellow Cake Mix

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If you do a lot of baking, save yourself some time and skip a few steps with our recipe for an all-natural homemade yellow cake mix. Store it in your refrigerator or freezer, and just add water and eggs before baking. You’ll get perfect cakes or cupcakes every time with a heavenly aroma and sweet flavors. Read more.

Make Your Own Bisquick-Style Pancake and Baking Mix

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For those times when you run out and don’t want to go all the way to the store, simply make your own homemade Bisquick-style pancake and baking mix. Save some money, take control over the ingredients that you put in, and get ready to bake up a storm with this all-purpose dry flour mixture. Get the recipe now.

Get the Best Baked Goods Possible By Understanding Your Oven

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Want to get the most out of your baking, with consistent results? The trick is in knowing your oven. Every appliance has its own quirks, and we cover the basics for gas, electric, and convection models. Plus, we explain how to test your oven for hot spots with a loaf of white bread. Read more now.

Perfect Cake Pops: All the Basics You’ll Ever Need to Know

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With bright colors and beautiful decorations, cake pops are the perfect sweet ending for a party. Learn all the basics – plus a few tips and tricks – with this step-by-step guide. From mixing the perfect dough to expertly dipping and decorating your bite-sized desserts, get all the info you need now on Foodal.

How to Blanch Almonds

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Do you have a recipe that calls for blanched almonds but you just have regular nuts in your pantry? You can blanch and deskin them yourself in a couple of minutes. Find out what you need to know now!