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Baking How-to

Baking How-to is a helpful guide that will get you prepped for creating outstanding dishes in the oven. Learn about the difference between baking powder and baking soda, how to use yeast and the basics to become the go to baker in your household.

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Fondant 101

Fondant can be the syrupy goodness of a chocolate covered cherry or the center of a Cadbury Creme Egg. But most people know it as the smooth icing used to cover a fancy cake. It's all in how it's made.


How to Bake a Cake

Find basic instructions and definitions that will help you bake a perfect cake every time in this article. You'll learn about selecting the proper baking pan, cooling and frosting a finished cake, and more.

Baking Cookies

Baking cookies is a wonderful pastime that results in even more wonderful treats. In this article, we'll show you how to bake cookies, as well as test them for doneness and store them properly.

How to Bake Bread

Making a bread recipe for the first time can be a bit scary, no matter how many cooking shows and famous chefs you've watched on television. But preparing your own breads isn't really that difficult if you follow the tips in this article.

Can flour explode?

Is flour inflammable? I heard that if you were to burn flour it would explode. If so, what is in flour that makes this happen?