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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #33: All About Caramel for Bakers Part 2 of 2

Explore the two ways to make caramel, and which way is the easiest. Learn the best tips for the smoothest ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #32: Caramel Part 1

When granulated sugar, known as sucrose, is heated to the point that it melts and browns, it is known as ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #31: Cookie Characteristics and How To Manipulate Them

We tend to use adjectives to describe what we love about our favorite cookies. These adjectives include words like: chewy, ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #30: All About Chemical Leaveners For Bakers

Chemical leaveners are ingredients that are typically used in quick breads, cakes, cookies and even certain candies. These leaveners include: ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #29: How to Make Truffles

Truffles are defined, and Chef Sokol shares a simple truffle recipe. How to form truffles is discussed along with detailed ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #28: Chocolate, A Three Part Series, Part 3

Chef Sokol takes a closer look at cocoa butter and when it needs to be stabilized or tempered. A few ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #27: Chocolate, A Three Part Series, Part 2

Learn how to handle and treat chocolate in various recipes. Chef Sokol takes a close look at cocoa butter, and ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #26: Chocolate, A Three Part Series, Part 1

The origins of chocolate are discussed in detail. Learn about how cacao beans are transformed into the chocolate we all ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #25: An Overview of Laminated Doughs

The flakiest of all doughs, laminated doughs are defined and discussed in detail. Learn the differences between the three types ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #24: How to Bake Cheesecake

Discover why cheesecake is really not a cake. Typical bottom crusts for cheesecakes are discussed along with other options. Find ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #23: Cream Puffs

Pâte à Choux , the basic dough from which cream puffs are derived is discussed. Chef Sokol explains how cream ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #22: Gluten-Free Baking

Gluten is defined. How gluten develops, and its importance to baked goods is discussed. Some of the ingredients used in ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #21: Rugalach

The eastern European cookie known as rugalach is discussed. Chef Sokol gives the listener a standard rugalach dough recipe from ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #20: Quick Breads

Quick breads are defined and their ease of preparation is discussed. The three mixing methods used to prepare quick breads, ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #19: A Simple Yeast Bread

Learn how to create a yeast dough from just five simple ingredients. Chef Sokol will walk you through all the ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #18: Fermentation

The microscopic organism, yeast, is discussed in detail. The two most common types of yeast are explored. The importance of ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #17: How to Make Whipped Cream

Learn how to create perfect whipped cream. Chef Sokol gives you her best tips on how to stabilize that whipped ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #16: Oven Custards

The definition of an oven custard is discussed. Typical oven custards are reviewed, and a simple recipe for crème brûlée ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #15: Stovetop Custards Made With a Starch

The definition of a stovetop custard made with a starch is discussed. The benefits of using a starch when making ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #14: Stovetop Custards Made Without a Starch

Rich and creamy custards are first defined in detail. The science behind how eggs thicken custards is discussed giving the ...
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