Tips and Techniques

July 1, 2020
How to make a flag cake

How to make a flag cake

I’ll admit it: I’m not a great cake decorator. Crumb coats frequently vex me, fondant confounds me, and my hand coordination — while strong — is not accomplished […]
May 25, 2020
How to bake bread without yeast

How to bake bread without yeast, baking soda and vinegar oven cleaner

Nothing’s quite as comforting or satisfying as taking a bite of fresh homemade bread, especially during the days when you’re stuck at home. If the only […]
May 18, 2020
The best cheese for pizza

The best cheese for pizza

You’ve decided: “Enough with the takeout! This weekend we’re having homemade pizza.” You make your favorite cool-rise dough, one that develops flavor overnight in the refrigerator. […]
May 4, 2020
Can I bake with out of date flour?

Can I bake with out of date flour?

With flour still in short supply, I’m sure many of you desperate bakers out there (myself included) have been ransacking your cupboard, fridge, and freezer to […]
April 30, 2020
How to bake bread using less yeast

How to bake bread using less yeast

The recent flour shortage seems to be easing.  Gradually, oh so gradually, flour is making its way back onto supermarket shelves. Maybe your favorite variety or […]
April 23, 2020
13 Zoom backgrounds for bakers

13 Zoom backgrounds for bakers

With the entire King Arthur digital team working from home right now, I’ve gotten an unexpected peek into my coworker’s home lives. Through video chat apps […]
April 22, 2020
Drop cookies: beyond the fork

Drop cookies: beyond the fork

So you’ve made the dough for sugar cookies and the recipe tells you to drop it in tablespoonfuls onto the baking sheet, then flatten each cookie […]
April 13, 2020
Baking with little kids | King Arthur Flour

Baking with little kids | King Arthur Flour

When there are little ones at home, you can run out of craft projects, made-up games, and parent-approved TV shows before you know it. When that […]
March 30, 2020
What to bake if you run out of ingredients

What to bake if you run out of ingredients

Baking a recipe from scratch can warm you from the inside out, especially when the days feel long and challenging. In those moments when you need […]
March 4, 2020
"What can I substitute for brown sugar?"

“What can I substitute for brown sugar?”

You’re telling everyone at work about the new brown sugar pound cake recipe you discovered — best ever! — and promise to bake it tonight and […]
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