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The Basics: Microplane Grater

Cooking Essentials The Technique Microplane Grater Originally developed for woodworking, the sharp, tiny blades of a microplane grater make numerous preparation tasks simple. It allows the opportunity to capture citrus zest from lemons, limes & oranges that may be used for tempting items such as danish & coffee cake to savory favorites including salad dressings & dips. […]

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The Basics: Parchment Paper

Baking Essentials  The Profile  Parchment Paper Parchment paper is one of the most crucial products a baker should have in their equipment. If bread, pastries, cakes & cookies are unable to release from pans, your time & efforts have been wasted. Parchment paper is a natural product made from plants such as fir, sugar cane, cotton […]

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The Essential Guide To Metal Bakeware

Baking Essentials The Technique The Essential Guide To Metal Bakeware Freshly baked cakes, cookies & bars are just some of the confections that benefit from the use of metal bakeware. These hardworking essentials are a must for every serious baker as some may be used for many different recipe applications. Metal bakeware is generally used […]

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The Basics: How To Bake

Cooking Essentials The Technique How To Bake Baking is a dry heat heat cooking method that takes place in an enclosed space, usually an oven, although the same conditions may be replicated using a gas grill. Hot heat moves all around the food whereas the exterior or surface sets first, then throughout the allotted time […]

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The 2021 Classic Easter Dessert Collection

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  The 2021 Classic Easter Dessert Collection Whether your upcoming Easter gathering is large or small in nature, a lovely collection of desserts & sweet endings should be offered. Snip a few stems of seasonal blooming flowers & plants such as roses, hosta, hydrangeas, azaleas & ferns from your yard & plan […]

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The Basics: How To Choose A Whisk

Cooking & Baking Essentials  The Profile  Whisks Whisks come in all sorts of sizes & many varieties from which to choose as they are designed for very specific tasks. Ultra small classic shaped whisks are ideal for emulsifying small batch salad dressings & marinades perfect for beef cuts such as skirt steak & flank steak […]

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Baking Classics: Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Cookies

Baking Classics The Technique Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Cookies Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Cookies have rich bittersweet morsels added to the dough for a truly decadent & good for you treat. When choosing the cereal grain to use for the recipe, reach for rolled oats as opposed to steel cut oats. Either quick cooking or old-fashioned […]

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The Basics: Oats

Baking Essentials The Profile Oats Oats, more formally known as Avena sativa, are a whole grain cereal grain prized for its seed that may be found in a variety of forms. Typically considered too long to cook, oat groats are usually broken down to create a variety of options including rolled, crushed, steel cut, quick […]

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