Tag: Baking

How to Stack and Crumb Coat a Multi-Layered Cake

What’s the key to avoiding lumpy, crumby frosting? Icing your cake with an expert crumb coat before you go all Ace-of-Cakes on your creation. Staying true to its namesake, the crumb coat is a thin base layer of frosting that’s designed to catch cake crumbs and even out your frosting surface. Think of it as the sanding and priming steps before a paint job.

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5 Principles for Baking with Craft Beer

Get your paper and pen out bakers and beer-heads (the folks who live for micro-brews and shudder at the thought shot-gunning a Miller Light), we’ve got some invaluable advice coming your way courtesy of Jackie Dodd (aka The Beeroness).

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Gnocchi with Creamy Pomodoro Sauce

Looking for a simple comfort food recipe? This Baked Gnocchi is perfect! Add extra veggies or sausage to make it even more hearty. A delicious comfort food classic in record time! Using Red Gold tomatoes and fresh herbs, this meal is packed with flavor!

2 Versions of Baked Samosas

Baked Keema Samosa is a very famous Indian snack prepared using mutton keema and wheat flour with step by step photos. Here are both baked and fried versions. Also shared Keema Samosa recipe made using maida – all purpose flour.

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Bengali Wedding Cookies

Nokshi or Nakshi Pitha originated in the rural areas of Bengal. The traditional hand carved nokshi pitha is extremely popular in the rural areas during weddings, festivals, and Eid. For generations, these work of art delicacies has been sent to the groom’s family as gifts.

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Homemade Dinner Rolls

These rolls come out soft and fluffy. Brush them on the top with some extra butter when they are still fresh out of the oven and they will be heavenly.

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Whole Wheat Banana Bread

A deliciously moist healthy banana bread made with whole wheat and no butter. It is refined sugar free and perfect for breakfast or a midday snack!

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Buttercream Cake

Introducing – Chocolate & Salted Caramel Layer Cake – undoubtedly the most decadent cake you can possibly make. With its layers of moist, dark chocolate sponge, thick salted caramel filling and lashings of lighter-than-air salted caramel Swiss meringue buttercream, it’s a hedonist’s fantasy.

Roasted Sweet Potato Slices

Soft and creamy on the inside with the spice of cinnamon and ginger on the outside, these roasted sweet potatoes make for a great side dish on the dinner table.

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Orange Jalapeño and Pepita Monkey Bread

Orange-Jalapeño Monkey Bread with Pepitas is a fun treat that has an unexpected—and fabulous—flavor. It is the perfect thing to serve at a weekend brunch or when you have friends coming by. Or just go ahead and make it whenever you’re looking for a reason to enjoy a fun treat.

Italian Rosemary and Olive Oil Bread

According to history, Luciano Pancaldo, a baker from Ferrara, a town in the north of Italy developed this bread inspired by the bread recipe for D’Este family, the rulers of Ferrara. Their bread was full of rosemary and had light crumb and golden crust, decorated with salt which resembles diamonds.

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New Orleans’ Sweet Potato Cheesecake Pie

Five generations ago in the Galatoire family Jean Gatatoire emigrated from Pardies, France bringing his treasured family recipes with him. Settling in New Orleans, in 1905 he opened Galatoire’s restaurant on Bourbon Street. Today the tradition of French-influenced cuisine with a decidedly Southern Louisiana twist, coupled with superior service continues to make Galatoire’s a favorite of the crescent city’s locals and visitors alike.

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One Pot Veggie Casserole

This One Pot Vegetarian Pasta Casserole is made entirely in one pan or skillet. It is made with lots of veggies and cheese that is baked off until golden.

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Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant slices are dipped in egg and Parmesan then pan fried. Stack the eggplant with spoonfuls of sauce and mozzarella and broil until it is hot.

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Festive Sweets for Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a traditional Jewish holiday celebrating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Also known as the Festival of Lights, the celebration is a time of gift giving, games, and eating oil-based foods. Enjoy the eight days of Hanukkah with these 15 traditional and holiday-themed desserts from across the web.

Butterbeer Frosted Cupcakes

Looking for a different flavor to frost your Christmas cupcakes with? Try butterbeer frosting – butterscotch chips and cream soda. It’s next on the baking to-do list.

Cauliflower with Chimichurri and Tahini

Sprinkled with a confetti of seeds, nuts and herbs, this dish brings life and color into your dinner table. Oozing with flavor, each bite is addictive and scrumptious. The combination of spicy, tangy chimichurri, and creamy, nutty tahini is a match made in heaven few things in life can to.

Rich Spicy Sweet Shoofly Pie

This shoofly pie has all the flavors of a molasses ginger cookie mixed with a buttery streusel in a flakey pastry crust. The rich, spicy, sweet filling just melts in your mouth bite after bite (slice after slice).

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