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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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What are you baking these days? October 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 25 days 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?

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

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 7 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...

Fall Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month: MIDWEST MADE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 25 days 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 ...

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

LulusMom
by LulusMom 8 days 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...

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

LulusMom
by LulusMom 18 hours 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...

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

LulusMom
by LulusMom 4 days 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...

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 ...

Nuts.com

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by Querencia 11 days 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 ...

I need help perfecting an English Granary Cob

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by twodales2 17 days 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...

Best Homemade Cake Recipe for using 3D Christmas Cake moulds

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by IMccsmudge 14 days ago

Looking for the best homemade cake recipe to use in the cake mould below. I know I need something fairly sturdy but not sure what's best. Anyone actually used them?

Marinella's of Toronto famous chocolate cake help?

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by Idas 20 days ago

I loved Marinella's Restaurant on College St, their food was amazing and really the ONLY place I would order chocolate cake outside of the cupcake shoppe. They sadly closed during covide and I'm d...

What are you baking these days? September 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

Sure, it’s officially fall later this month, at least in the northern hemisphere, but many of us can look forward still to a month of nice weather and the last of summer fruits, along with the firs...

Home made pizza

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by ChefPattiJean 28 days ago

Who all makes homemade pizza? I have a great technique where I put my homemade pizza between two pizza stones at 550 preheated oven this produces the best pizza you can make at home without a pizza...

Spring 2020 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month VOTING

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 7 months ago

Welcome to voting for our Spring 2020 BCOTM selection, which will run from the close of voting through the end of June. We will choose between our two top vote getters, both websites (or rather, th...

Fall Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month VOTING

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 month ago

Welcome to the voting thread for our Final Quarter 2020 Baking COTM, which will run from October through December. Though there were several different nominations, two emerged with the most menti...

Making Yogurt & Paneer

kySafran
by kySafran 27 days ago

Making sourdough turned me onto the idea of making yogurt. I like the idea of keeping these cultures alive and using them over again to make it as often, and in the quantities I want. All with litt...

Swedish Princess Cake

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by arp29 4 months ago

I have a milestone (!) birthday coming up and I'd like to make a Swedish Princess Cake as part of my celebration. Does anyone have a recipe that they like or even just a recipe from a reliable sour...

Paul Hollywood’s City Bakes

ninrn
by ninrn 29 days ago

Has anyone been watching this show? It seems like it was made a few years ago and only lasted a couple of seasons, but it’s quite nice. In the US, episodes are on YouTube now. Paul Hollywood explor...

Disappointed in higher end butters flavors: Tillamook and Plusgras vs. LoL, Stew Leonards/store brands

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by mushroomaffairs 1 month ago

Last weekend, I bought Tillamook and Plusgras butters which I was really excited to try. Last year I bought a bunch of Land O' Lakes European style butters and was very disappointed because it did...