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Baking

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

Best New Baking Cookbooks for Fall 2019

With summer fully melted away and fall in full swing, we're hunkering down and cozying up—and with ovens happily back on again, the agenda includes a lot of baking. Good thing that among all the new...
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NOVEMBER 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - David Lebovitz website

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month 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...

Holiday Treats 2020

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by sallyt 8 days ago

Hi everyone, let's talk about making candy, cookies, treats, etc. for yourself, family, friends and neighbors, whatever your cause for celebrating may be! Even in this SD time, I plan to dr...

What are you baking these days? November 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 27 days ago

Somehow, it’s November already, and we’re coasting toward the end of this strangest of years with colder weather (at least in the northern hemisphere), earlier nights, and holidays to bake for, whe...

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Anybody else notice this?

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by MissMarleygirl 3 days ago

I bought a 4 pound bag of Domino sugar back in August. It says it is good until July '23. It is hard as a rock and I cannot pound the lumps out even with a mallet. I stored it in a cool dry plac...

Fall Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month: MIDWEST MADE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

Welcome to our Fall Quarter Baking COTM, running through the end of 2020, MIDWEST MADE: BIG, BOLD BAKING FROM THE HEARTLAND by Shauna Sever. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of ...

Baking with colonial Gingerbread Molds??

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by momnivore 18 days ago

I picked these molds up from an estate sale down the street - mostly because I really liked the look of them. From what I can tell they are replicas of colonial-era gingerbread molds. Possibly st...

Baking in a Breville

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by Suzzique 11 days ago

I have tried muffins twice and corn bread once and the middle of all of them remains thick and almost uncooked. I have it on baking on the low rack and have allowed slightly more time. Muffins were...

Things to make in silicone semi-sphere molds?

ninrn
by ninrn 11 days ago

Have you made something really delicious and interesting in these molds, sweet or savory? If so, could you please share? The ones we have are this size: https://www.amazon.com/Sphere-Silicone-B...

September–November 2018 Baking Cookbook of the Month: FLOUR by Joanne Chang

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

Welcome to our Baking COTM for September, October, and November 2018, FLOUR, by Joanne Chang. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipe in the book. You can follow the proce...

Homemade vanilla - white/yellow film and floaties

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by Texan_baker 17 days ago

I have never made homemade vanilla before, so am not really sure what to expect. About 3 weeks ago I divided up 2 oz of Madagascar Bourbon vanilla beans in 1.5 L of Tower vodka in 4 bottles. Now, t...

November 2020 - COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - Voting

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month ago

Welcome to the voting thread for November’s Cookbook of the Month. The nomination thread has closed and we have narrowed it down to Japaneasy/Vegan Japaneasy or David Lebovitz’s blog: https://www.d...

What are you baking these days? October 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

It’s decidedly autumn, at least in the northern hemisphere, with the apples and pears coming on strong and Canadian Thanksgiving on the horizon. What’s in your oven?

Less than ideal apples - what can I do with them?

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month ago

We've gotten a lot of apples from our CSA, and some of them are not much fun to eat. I'm looking for ideas for things to do with them. But nothing that involves canning, etc. I don't think they'd b...

Nuts.com

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by Querencia 1 month ago

Searching for Minute Tapioca (for some reason it has disappeared from the earth) I ended up at a fascinating website I did not know about, Nuts.com, which has what sounds like the same product for ...

Spring Quarter 2020 Baking and Dessert COTM: RECIPES FROM DAVID LEBOVITZ’S WEBSITE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 8 months ago

Welcome to our First Quarter Baking/Dessert COTM, running through June 2020, BAKING AND DESSERT RECIPES FROM DAVID LEBOVITZ’S WEBSITE. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipe...

Spring Quarter 2019 Baking Cookbook of the Month: THE CARDAMOM TRAIL

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

Welcome to our Baking and Dessert COTM for April through June 2019, The Cardamom Trail: Chetna Bakes with Flavours of the East by Chetna Makan. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion ...

I need help perfecting an English Granary Cob

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by twodales2 2 months ago

I dislike bread. I like bread. It all depends on the bread! I don't like commercial bread for the most part. Two sweet. Too soft. I have malted wheat flakes and barley syrup and am trying to p...