Baking for Beginners
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  • Master 25 tried-and-true baking techniques, and enjoy the "MMMs" and "Oh, wows" your new skills elicit from grateful loved ones.
    Colette Christian
    Colette Christian
  • Every great pie starts with a carefully constructed crust. But, tragically, that's also the most intimidating part. To set you up for pie success, we're sharing a few of baker extraordinaire Gesine Bullock-Prado's top tips. These little nuggets of expert advice come from Gesine's class, Pies & Tarts for Every Season — consider this an exclusive sneak peek.
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  • Eggs do so many incredible things in baking that it almost defies belief. Really, you'll think, they can do that, and that, and that too?
    Jessie Oleson Moore
  • Admit it, you've skipped sifting. Never? Really??? Some savvy bakers swear this step is the secret to light and fluffy cakes and cookies. Others take a "whatever" approach and bake happily on. Turns out that while skipping the sift probably won't ruin your baked goods, there are actually some pretty good reasons to include this step.
    Jessie Oleson Moore
Beginner Skills
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    Mix your own gluten-free flours and make decadent pies, luscious yellow cakes and satisfying chocolate chip cookies. The Gluten-Free Girl shows you how!
    Shauna James Ahern
    Shauna James Ahern
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    Learn how to make bread from scratch for your most delicious, bakery-worthy loaves yet! King Arthur Flour baking instructor Amber Eisler shows you how.
    Amber Eisler
    Amber Eisler
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    Learn essential techniques and troubleshooting tips for baking with chocolate for your most decadent desserts yet.
    Rose Levy Beranbaum
    Rose Levy Beranbaum
  • Classic American-Style Buttercream
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    Whether you're decorating a custom birthday cake or piping a sophisticated bead border, James shows you how to create a thick and spreadable American-style buttercream that will enhance your desserts. Then, add a delicious twist by flavoring it with chocolate, strawberries or even peanut butter.
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