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5 Things to Use in Lieu of Yeast
We've all had that moment when we're in the middle of preparing a recipe, and we suddenly realize we don't have all the ingredients we need on hand. This is especially true when you're baking bread and find that you have no yeast. In times like this, it's good to be...read more
How To Use A Tapered French Rolling Pin
If you have been cooking without a tapered French rolling pin in your kitchen you have been working waaay too hard! There are several types of rolling pins but this style makes rolling out dough much easier and can save you time. Here is how you use it. How do you use...read more
What Is Artisan Bread?
I love eating bread, especially what people call artisan bread. It is something you picture yourself eating at a cafe near the Seine River on the streets of Paris which I actually have done. Or maybe sampling a round artisan loaf of bread in a Tuscan village of...read more
What’s the Difference Between Active Yeast and Instant Yeast?
When my mom first taught me how to bake bread, the only type of yeast that existed was the kind that came in the paper packet that magically contained the exact amount you needed to bake one loaf. That’s not true, but when you are not involved in the grocery shopping...read more
How Does Lecithin Work as an Emulsifier?
A few weeks ago I was talking to a friend of mine about the pros and cons between different lecithins and their roles as emulsifiers. We both came to the conclusion that we both didn’t know much, so we started to research as a competition of who could find which were...read more
What’s the Difference Between Artisan Bread & Regular Bread?
I was asked what was considered artisan bread in a conversation and I realized I didn’t have a great answer for that. We talked about it and even debated it so I decided to do some research on what makes bread artisan. What’s the difference between artisan bread and...read more