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A Tale of Two Cookies

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As you know from previous posts, I love to tinker with recipes.  You might wonder how I could tinker with quite possibly the most foolproof of all cookies, the sugar cookie!  In a quest to bake the ultimate super soft … Continue reading

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Science of Custards & Creams …and a Fruit Tart

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  Spring is here!  It has put me in the mood for fresh berries and fruit tarts!   While making pastry cream for the first time, I decided to delve into how it all works and was  intrigued by the science … Continue reading

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Science of Chemical Leaveners… and a Muffin

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It feels like eons since I have posted a “Science of…” Post.   Granted, I have only posted two posts of this kind before (here and here), it was my goal to periodically delve into the science of baking and … Continue reading

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Science of Cookies

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  I got some great feedback about A Little Something about Cakes… So I decided I am going to continue posting periodically about the Science behind various groups of baked goods and treats and create a new recipe each time based … Continue reading

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A little something about cakes…and an experiment!

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A friend of mine, Tima, got married at the courthouse last week.   Although she wanted to keep it simple…   Every bride needs a wedding cake.

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