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 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!

What Is Brown Butter and How Do You Make It?

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Looking for a new way to cook with butter? Follow our easy step-by-step guide to get perfectly nutty and toasty brown butter. Master this yummy technique to use in sauces, pastries, and so much more. You only need just a couple minutes to completely transform one of your favorite ingredients! Grab a stick or two of butter, and get cooking now on Foodal.

The Best Cake Decorating Tools that Every Baker Should Own

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No clue what tools to get for decorating cakes? Set aside your decorating conundrum! Foodal has the ultimate review of cake decorating tools that every baker should own. Read our detailed list of all the top pieces of equipment to have on hand so you can decorate your desserts beautifully. Read more now on Foodal.