How-tos

Ken Forkish’s Guide to The Best Mozzarella For Your Pizza

A Mozzarella Cheese Primer- Not all mozzarella is created equal. For better pies, go with premium cheese. Here’s what pizza guru, Ken Forkish recommends but...
French Meringue

Whip it Good: Make Perfect French Meringue

The baker’s dos and don’ts for a perfect French Meringue     Ingredients Sugar: Superfine sugar (or granulated sugar processed in a food processor for a...
frosting

How to Frost Your Cake Like A Pro

From elegant swoops to graphic grooves, give your cake the frosting job it deserves. Create your design immediately after icing the cake while the...
English Muffin

Breaking It Down: A Visual Guide to the English Muffin

Master the art of dividing, rolling, and shaping dough for your English muffins with this step-by-step guide. Use our Traditional English Muffin recipe featured...
New Year's Eve Party Tips

Tips on the Best Bubbles & Bites for Your New Year’s...

Cheryl Wakerhauser, author of Modern French Pastry, shares her tips for throwing a pâtisserie party that really sparkles this New Year’s Eve. With over 400...
Will Torrent

The Dos and Don’ts of Afternoon Tea with English Pastry Chef...

In our newest January/February British baking-themed issue, award-winning English pastry chef Will Torrent, divulges the dos and don'ts of the beloved British activity of afternoon...
Traditional Crumpets

Crumpets vs. English Muffins

A question that has plagued the breakfast table for years: What is the difference between crumpets and English muffins? Separated by continents and a...
Espresso and Cacao Caramels

Tips for Mailing Confections

Durable and with a long shelf life, confections make excellent edible gifts to send to far-flung family and friends. Follow our tips to make...
Shape Rugelach

How to Shape Rugelach

Rugelach is a classic pastry of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jews. Shannon Sarna, author of Modern Jewish Baker, takes hers in unexpected, savory directions. Whether...
Challah Buns

Step-by-Step Guide to Rolling Small Challah Buns

Challah is one of those rare things that looks difficult, but isn't at all. We've put a challah twist on the traditional French raisin...