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What Are You Baking These Days? April, 2017 edition!

by TorontoJo 29 days ago

Starting up the April thread! Around here, Spring keeps trying to make a permanent appearance, but Winter keeps butti...

buttertart commented 20 minutes ago

Cake Cookbook

by arp29 12 hours ago

I am looking for a recommendation for a cake focused cookbook as a gift for my husband. He has realized that baking r...

homecookspantry commented 3 hours ago

ISO Hard/Soft/Red/White Wheat Berries/Grain

by Velomec 1 month ago

Anyone have a suggestion for buying whole grain in the metro area - think wheat berries and Rye and possibly oat groa...

LNG212 commented 2 days ago

Making pretzels in Toronto (and Searching for Food Grade Lye in the GTA/Online)

by FoodNerdGrrl 5 months ago

Hi Everyone, My Dad's 80th birthday is coming up in 2 weeks and I'd like to make some authentic German Pretzels wi...

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Drew458 commented 3 days ago

Baked Baking Soda for Soft Pretzels?

by foodandscience 3 years ago

I saw a recipe for soft pretzels on a blog recently. I've always briefly boiled my soft pretzels in a baking soda ba...

512window commented 5 days ago

Baking Challah [moved from Kosher board]

by craigcep 5 years ago

I'm on vacation this week so I'm baking challah. Recipe says to let dough rise for an hour. Can I let it rise overn...

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lburrell commented 6 days ago

Birthday cake ideas, no chocolate or nuts

by NYchowcook 15 days ago

I am baking a birthday cake for a party (to serve with Indonesian-style sweetened oranges) and guests don't eat choco...

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maestra commented 8 days ago

Homemade bread to shortening or not to shortening

by acpowell 5 years ago

This is my first post of this kind so sorry for the rambling that is to follow. I made homemade bread about every ...

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anm commented 8 days ago

Food to bring over to a BF house when you stay for a few days

by The_Libster 13 days ago

Quick scenario: BF lives 45-50 mins away, in a house with his best friend, I want to also provide food for his roomma...

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Nyleve commented 9 days ago

Cheesecake without a pan?

by HotFoodieMama 1 month ago

I want to make a cheesecake but do not have a spring form pan can I use something else?

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Foxeyblue commented 11 days ago

Quick cakes that don't require preplanning

by MmeFleiss 1 month ago

I wanted to make a quick dessert last night while dinner was bubbling away, and I decided to go for the blackberry al...

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masha commented 12 days ago

What Are You Baking These Days? March, 2017 edition! [Old]

by buttertart 2 months ago

It's March in some of my favorite places in the world, so here we go. Made several Japanese cheesecakes and the doug...

Berheenia commented 14 days ago

Choux pastry going soft

by coffeeflan 15 days ago

my chouquettes turned out great, but shortly after became soft - losing its crunchy texture. trying to figure out the...

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coffeeflan commented 15 days ago

How long to cook tilapia in the oven? Or alternative quick tilapia ideas that kids will like

by lizmari 3 years ago

I've been getting great answers from the Chowhound boards for a while, but finally signed up and am posting my first ...

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Querencia commented 15 days ago

Baking a Cake - One Pan or Two?

by SallyCinnamon 10 years ago

I have a recipe that says to pour my prepared batter into two 9" round cake pans...if I have a really deep 9" cake pa...

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henrysbowl commented 15 days ago

Bread dough question - can I salvage my dough?

by AkL 7 years ago

Hi there. I'm a newbie at making bread, but I love Italian Easter bread (the one with the colored eggs in the shel...

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stradingerm commented 16 days ago

UK bakers - Bird's Custard powder as a sub for instant pudding mix in a cake?

by tacosandbeer 3 years ago

I have a friend here in the UK who is asking me to make a cake recipe that calls for a package of instant vanilla pud...

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Foxeyblue commented 16 days ago

Why are my cookies flat???

by shaebones 8 years ago

Chocolate chip cookies. Flour, baking powder/soda is fresh. Butter @ room temp, cookie sheets @ room temp, oven temp ...

ChristinaMason commented 17 days ago

Strawberry Cake help...

by porkphat2323 19 days ago

I want to add chopped fresh strawberries to a vanilla cake recipe I have. Would this be okay or do I need to adjust t...

Caitlin McGrath commented 19 days ago

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