Mastering Perfect Pound Cake

Creating the perfect pound cake requires just a little attention to detail! This classic pound cake is buttery, rich, and moist. The simple flavor of butter and vanilla is an excellent canvas to pair...

The Function of Butter in Baking

Understanding the function of butter in baking can be incredibly useful in becoming a better baker! Butter is a key ingredient in many baked goods. Having a grasp on the science of butter’s various...

Blueberry Lemon No-Bake Cheesecake

Blueberry Lemon No-Bake Cheesecake is an impressive but incredibly easy summer dessert that wows! The blueberry and lemon cheesecake fillings are layered together and ladyfingers are used as the outside crust for an elegant...

Laminated Dough 101

When I first started baking, I would always shy away from any recipe calling for a laminated dough. At the time, I didn’t even fully understand what the term “laminated dough” truly meant. All...

Mise en Place for Baking

On the very first day of culinary school the lesson was Mise en Place. We learned the meaning of it, the importance of it, and that utilizing its principles would be key to our...