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electric versus gas ovens?
I am moving from a house with a gas oven to a house that has an electric oven (normal, not convection). Is this going to require a big change of baking technique? I bake mostly european style artisan...
13 years ago 8
 
Jiffy White Cake Mix
I once made dinner rolls with a recipe that used Jiffy White Cake mix and they were the best rolls I've ever had. I've lost the recipe. Does any one happen to have it? I would really appreciate it if...
13 years ago 2
 
The Flour Treatise - Changes and Addendum
Hello All: We have updated The Flour Treatise, and added an addendum on the newly available Harvest King Flour from General Mills. Data garnered from Prof. Calvel's book "The Taste of Bread" have been...
13 years ago 2
 
future pastry chef
Hello fellow bakers, I love to cook, and I really love the dessert part of it all. So in consideration of going to culinary school, I was thinking of focusing on becoming a pastry chef. There is a...
13 years ago 4
 
Deutschelinne?? recipe request
I'm looking for a German recipe my mother-in-law described to me. She wasn't sure of the name: Deutschelinne or Deutschelinte??? Made with frozen bread dough, thawed and part put in bottom of pan,...
13 years ago 1
 
Home Stand Mixers
I would be interested in opinions about various stand mixers for all around home baking needs. Thanks in advance. Frank In article , "Frank103" wrote: I have a KA (bowl lift) that's 25 years old or so...
13 years ago 12
 
Hard brown sugar ????
I have a two year old unopened package of brown sugar.... like a brick. There has to be a secret to 'rejuvenate' it. I just did my last cup of my four year old brown sugar and used my spice blender....
13 years ago 6
 
Measuring Whole Wheat flour
Lots of background I've just become part of a group that will bake bread for communion at the church I'm attending. Last night we had an information and instruction session. We were in two groups (two...
13 years ago 15
 
Guitar cake - tips/ideas?
Hi all, We were thinking making a guitar cake for our Wiggles-crazy 2 year old. It does not seem like it would be too difficult but we have yet to actually put a plan (schematic etc.) together. Our...
13 years ago 6
 
a easy to use Choux paste recipe... anyone have one?
hi I tried to make Choux paste with an old recipe of mine - it worked the first few times and then failed dismally the next few! Any advice or alternate ways to make choux paste? Been dying to make...
13 years ago 3
 
cheese muffins
I think it was Winchells Donut chain that had cheese muffins, it's been so long since I've seen them, it's hard to remember for sure. However I do remember those wonderfully delicious muffins. Does...
13 years ago
 
English Muffins
The picture of the English Muffins at shows EMs that are dark on the outside. The person who made them said they were dark because he wanted to make sure the center was done. 1: What percent should an...
13 years ago 8
 
no time to bake - how to divide time in recipe over a day
Hello, I bake Challa once a week but suddenly have almost no time on my hands so I wondering how I can divide up the recipe into stages so I can do it over a few days perhaps. IT takes me say 20...
13 years ago 2
 
White wheat question
I recently acquired a bucket of white hard spring wheat. So far, it seems that the gluten is of low quality and the bread has very little taste. I was wondering if anyone else had tried to grind white...
13 years ago 1
 
Whole Grain Baking - King Arthur Book
Arthur Flour Whole Grain Baking: Delicious Recipes Using Nutritious Whole Grains (Hardcover)by King Arthur Flour Has anyone tried any receipe from this book. I just leafed thru it the other day at a...
13 years ago