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crap no. 13

Welcome to Crap I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You About, 13th Edition. Know what makes me super uncomfortable? People trying to look cool whilst dancing at weddings in their dress up clothes. Can we put an end to this? Regrettably true story: I was well into university before I found out that seahorses actually exist (thanks, […]

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on freezing cakes

When I’m making a cake for someone, I always bake the cake a day or two ahead of time and freeze it. ALWAYS. It’s a great way to be more efficient on decorating day, and I find a little freezer time gives tender cakes stability and makes them easier to handle when decorating. I don’t frost or decorate my […]

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2015 survey results

Your feedback was most helpful! Here’s what you had to say: Which posts on do you enjoy the most? This was a tough question, so some of you simply checked EVERY option, and the rest of you left comments to complain that it was too hard to choose, life isn’t fair, and yadda, yadda, yadda. It’s nice to […]

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recipe: finnish pulla

We’re going to make Finnish Pulla! Though I’m not Finnish, so I should probably call it Finnish-ish Pulla so the people of Finland won’t complain that I’m doing something inauthentic. And yes, I’m assuming I have a fan-base in Finland. Mr. Kallio told me about this bread. Actually, he hosted a wild holiday party for us (there […]

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tools for bread baking

When I decided to go baking school, I knew nothing about bread, and wasn’t particularly passionate about it. (I mean, it’s not cake.) Still, I enrolled in a baking program with a heavy focus on bread, and spent the better part of 10 months baking thousands of loaves. Why? Because the science and technique behind making bread will make you […]

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reader survey

Happy New Year! I’m going to be upfront with you: this isn’t a real post. I’m gunna ask you to do something for me, but I’ll sugarcoat it by telling you that I’m in the middle of testing an amazing bread recipe for you. Seriously. It’s really, really good. Given that I went back to school […]

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