Recipes

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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 #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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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #11: How to Bake the Perfect Apple Pie

We all love that perfect apple pie with just the right balance of filling to crust. Learn to create the ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #9: Ganache, What it is and How You Can Use It

Learn how to make the French concoction known as Ganache. The ratios of chocolate and cream will determine what you ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #8: Fudgy Chocolate Cake Using the One Stage Method

The One Stage Method of cake making is discussed. Learn how to make the fudgiest of all chocolate cakes using ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #6: How to Make a French Buttercream Frosting

Learn how to create one of the richest and most decadent of all buttercream frostings. Chef Sokol will walk you ...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #5: How to Bake Two 9-Inch Round Cake Layers Using the Creaming Method of Mixing

The versatility of one great yellow cake recipe is priceless. How to create Chef Sokol’s favorite tender and moist yellow ...
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Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick’s Day

You don't have to be Irish to love Irish soda bread. A typical definition of an Irish soda bread states ...
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Show Some Chocolate Truffle Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. I, personally, get really excited about February 14th every year. There ...
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Sneaking a Kiss on Valentine’s Day

Every year I like to surprise family and friends with something special for Valentine's Day. Since my birthday, which is ...
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Tuiles

Tuile, which is a French word meaning roof tile, is a very thin, crispy wafer cookie. These cookies are very ...
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Individual Baked Alaskas

Individual Baked Alaskas Makes 6 Mini Baked Alaskas Ingredients: 6 brownie circles (homemade or store bought) cut out with a ...
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Cream Puff Swans

Cream Puff Swans Makes approximately 16-18 swans Cream Puff Dough 1 cup water ½ cup unsalted butter 1 cup all-purpose ...
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Chocolate Éclairs Recipe

Chocolate Eclairs Makes approximately 24 éclairs Cream Puff Batter 1 cup water ½ cup unsalted butter 1 cup all-purpose flour ...
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart Recipe

Makes 1 10-inch tart Crumb Crust: 2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs (any crème filled chocolate sandwich cookie will do, finely ...
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Raspberry Linzer Torte Recipe

Raspberry Linzer Torte Makes 1 10 inch torte Linzer Dough 2 cups walnuts 1 cup cake scraps or other firm ...
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Macarons (French Macaroons) Recipe

Macarons (French Macaroons) Makes about 60-65 macarons or about 30-32 sandwiched cookies 1 1/3 cups blanched, sliced almonds 2 cups ...
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