Chowhounds offer the definitive guide to baking, with recipe tips, discussion on techniques like making a baguette, and more.

The Best Places to Buy Baking Ingredients Online

If you're ready to dust off your best baking cap to usher in fall—or anytime, really—you'll need flour, yeast, sugar, and other baking essentials. Don't risk a run to the store if you don't absolutely...

NOVEMBER 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - David Lebovitz website

by LulusMom 12 months ago

Here we are almost 8 months into Covid quarantine, and the majority of us decided it makes the most sense to stick with an online source for our COTM. We voted for David Lebovitz’s blog as our Nove...

May–July 2021 Baking COTM: Yossy Arefi’s Snacking Cakes, Sweeter Off the Vine & Blog

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 6 months ago

Welcome to our May–July 2021 BCOTM, where we’ll be baking our way through Yossy Arefi’s books SNACKING CAKES and SWEETER OFF THE VINE and her baking blog, http://www.apt2bbakingco.com/. You can ...


Is my biscuit supposed to look like this whole baking? (Oil coming out)

by cgxy96 4 days ago

I used this recipe below. I had 107g of butter and substitute the rest with canola oil to form the 170g called for in the recipe. Other than that I followed it exactly. While baking I noticed that ...

September–December Baking Cookbook of the Month: PASTRY LOVE by Joanne Chang

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

Welcome to our September–December 2021 BCOTM, where we’ll be baking our way through Joanne Chang’s PASTRY LOVE: A BAKER’S JOURNAL OF FAVORITE RECIPES. We'll use this thread for all reports and reci...


Help Me Recreate & Identify Components Of A White Chocolate Butterscotch Cake I Tried (Photos Included)

by cgxy96 3 days ago

I fell in love with a white chocolate butterscotch block cake from a chain store in my country called Awfully Chocolate. Trying to recreate it at home but I need help identifying certain components...

Favorite not too sweet cookie recipes?

by meerastvargo 9 days ago

Please share your favorite not too sweet cookie recipes - any texture is welcome! I love baking and I love cookies but most are too sweet for my taste. I'm also baking for a toddler now. Especia...

DOTM April 2018: No-Knead Bread

by RainyRamone 3 years ago

Welcome to our Dish of the Month reporting thread for April 2018! Our dish, this month, is No-Knead Bread. No-knead breads have been around a long time, but have recently enjoyed a resurgence ...

Hard butter pie pastry

by teabag 21 days ago

Hard butter pie crust I make pies with lard all the time. They turn out flaky tender delicious. This butter crust turned out hard and the bottom crust was difficult to cut. The ingredients we...

Whats wrong with my tart crust?

by cgxy96 15 days ago

I followed the below recipe but my tart came out like that. The only difference was that I was impatient for the ice cube to melt to water so I folded it into my tart dough until it melted. Does my...

Information on the ease of use of the Eat Your Books Website

by olunia 24 days ago

Hello Everyone! I’m looking for more information on EYB. I would like answers to specific questions to decide if I would like to become a paying member. Please answer the following questions t...

Which liquor for soaking fruitcake?

by vjb 2 months ago

I've been soaking my dried fruit in brandy for almost two years (because I didn't even try to make any fruitcake last year). I have made fruitcake only twice, and both times I soaked it in brandy f...

June–August 2017 Baking Cookbook of the Month: DORIE'S COOKIES

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 years ago

Our Baking Cookbook of the Month for June, July, and August 2017 is DORIE'S COOKIES, by Dorie Greenspan Please use this thread for all discussion and reports. To facilitate easier finding and re...

What’s an oven for?

by saacnmama 1 month ago

Still designing my fantasy kitchen here in Berlin for an apartment I don’t have yet. We are looking for a pre-war apartment with no built-in kitchen. I’m looking forward to making my kitchen just t...

What’s in my dream kitchen?

by saacnmama 2 months ago

I honestly don’t know. Between a trans-Atlantic move and storage locker theft, I’m starting over. My kitchen was made of hand-me-downs, gifts, & sales. Now I want to figure out a cohesive set of co...

Seeded Bread Recipe, ISO

by zackly 1 month ago

I bought a mixture of Yupik Six Seeds (see link). I would like to use these in a bread that's a bit healthier and more interesting that the white bread I currently bake. Do you have any recipes tha...

Your favorite recipe using oats (not overnight)

by tweetie 1 year ago

I've begun baking through my stockpile of dry goods and seem to have 3 large canisters of old fashioned oats. While I search to find a food pantry that might want some I'm looking for suggestions ...

Quicker Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Querencia 2 months ago

This is a great time-saver. Make chocolate chip cookies by any recipe you like but don't add the chocolate chips. Put the dough in a greased brownie pan then put the chocolate chips on top. Put the...