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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...

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Out of the box ideas for Game Pie moulds?

by Gastronitus 1 month ago

Bought one of those fancy fluted spring clip molds a few years a go and have found I really don't like game pies after trying several different recipes.Any ideas on something else to use it for...

Covid cookbook challenge round 2

by covidcooking 1 month ago

Right as covid broke out, I decided to cook a new dish from every cookbook in my collection. I needed something to distract me from the world. Many people seemed to appreciate my post, which cau...

September–December 2021 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

Welcome to the nomination thread for our final Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month of 2021, which will run from September through the end of the year. Any baking- or dessert-oriented books (or w...

September–December 2021 Baking Cookbook of the Month VOTING

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

Welcome to our voting thread for September–December 2021 Baking COTM. Of the titles nominated, three emerged as our front-runners, one with the most votes and two tied for second place. We’ll choos...

Reliable Bread Machine Recipe

by Bella1999 2 months ago

Before Hurricane Harvey I had a mostly whole wheat recipe for my Breadman Ultimate that worked every time. Recently, I scored another identical machine at a thrift shop, but the recipe is lost to...

Great American Recipes Card Collection

by olunia 1 year ago

Hello Everyone! I am searching for two (2) recipes from the Great American Quick and Easy Recipes Card Collection. The first one is from the Sweets and other Treats Section 18 Card #13. Th...

Grama Jones cookie forms

by angelsmom 2 months ago

Recently I was at a wedding and had cookies using these forms ,but not made with puff pastry. They were made from a pie dough using Crisco. I have contacted the company by email, phone and F B....

How does subway make such chewy cookie texture without the grainy texture?

by cgxy96 2 months ago

I followed the recipe below and my cookie texture came out grainy. I have tried another different 5 star recipe for chewy cookies but it also came out grainy. Is it because of the amount of sugar u...

Baking Cookbook of the Month May–July 2021 VOTING

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 6 months ago

Welcome to our voting thread for May–July 2021 Baking COTM. There was a variety of nominations, but two emerged with the highest number, both encompassing a breadth of recipes, but each distinctive...

Need a biscotti recipe

by angelsmom 2 months ago

Recently at a wedding, they had a cookie bar. My favorite was the orange creamsicle biscotti. Nothing on Google seems to match with what I had. Can anyone help. I am assuming there is white cho...

May–July 2021 Baking Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 6 months ago

Welcome to our nominations for Spring/Summer 2021 Baking/Dessert COTM, which will run from May through July of this year. This the time of late spring and early summer when we start seeing more cho...


Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 years ago

Please use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipes from Rustic Fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies, and More, our Baking and Dessert COTM for June, July, and Augus...

KitchenAid for Baking/Dessert Making

by RickBehl 2 months ago

Hi all, I am looking for a Food Processor and saw a good deal on the KitchenAid 3l Food Processor. My main uses will be for slicing and dicing onions, ginger, garlic and vegetables together with...

What are you baking these days? July 2021 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 months ago

We’re coming into peak summer fruit season, and just in time for all those picnics and summer dos. If the heat hasn’t kept you from cranking up the oven, what’s coming out of it?

Help! I'm tired of grinding apples to avoid adding sugar :/

by Faustable 3 months ago

I found this recipe for Apple Oatmeal Muffins and was inspired. Not only does recipe use all ALL oat flour (therefore more fiber) but I felt confident I could make these muffins w/out an added swee...

ISO recipe for a traditonal banana sheet cake

by laredo 4 months ago

I haven't make a banana sheet cake in decades. I want to make one for my brother's BD like/similar to the kind my mother used to make for him, decades ago. I have looked at a few recipes online bu...

Sour cherries - how to use the excess of cherries our tree produces?

by mnsnow 4 months ago

Our cherry tree is happily producing quarts of cherries each day. We’re picking and pitting them but we need ideas for what to make with all of them. I’ve made many a cherry pie and tried a savari...

How to Fix Apple Crumble That's Too Jammy? (I added too much flour)

by cgxy96 4 months ago

I followed this recipe but while making the filling, there was too much liquid from my apples. I added way too much potato starch flour to thicken it and then baked it as instructed. This is in add...