Baking Tips: Brrr!


Tips Tips, Tips and Tricks! One tip every Monday! This week’s tip/trick/handy to know is…. Use that Freezer! Another tip I picked up at my stage at La Fabrique a Gateaux. The pastries we made were composed of several different components that would be assembled to make the final product. We would make each component in bulk, freeze them, and then each…

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Baking Tips: Chocolate Ganache


Our Baking Tip Series continues with a tip from my culinary school friend- Tina! aka Tina Beana!! Miss you and your whisking style! 😉 Use a spatula or small whisk to mix chocolate ganache! Chocolate ganache is one of the best things in the world. Creamy, chocolaty, and oh just fantastic. You can use it to fill macaroons or sandwich cookies,…

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Baking Tips: Cracking Eggs


The baking tips series continues! Here’s our next one! Cracking eggs flat instead of on an edge. Nothing fancy here but it sure makes it easier. I was always in the habit of cracking an egg on the side of a countertop or bowl – tapping several times and then opening up the shell. One good smack on a flat…

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Baking Tips: Infusing Cream!


Want to pump up the volume in your next baking adventure? With a little planning ahead, you can add that POW! that no one will expect! Tip of the Monday: Infuse cream before whipping it for a burst of flavor! It’s easy! And a great way to add flavor naturally. Here’s how to do it: The night before pour the amount of…

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Baking Tips: Getting Handy


This is part of the Baking Tips series! Every Monday I’m telling you a new tip! I’m looking for bakers with tips! Have one? Let me know! Today’s Tip: Clean hands are a chefs best friend! Worried about germs? Don’t be!! Give those puppies a good scrub and use them to mix and feel the texture of the dough or batter…

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