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New to baking? Trying to refresh on the basics? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re a beginner or veteran baker, it never hurts to brush up on the baking basics.

Creaming butter and sugar is one of the most common steps when making baked goods like cookies and cakes, but it’s also a step that’s commonly misunderstood. Learn how to cream butter and sugar and get the answers to some frequently asked questions about this technique. When you’re a veteran baker, sometimes you take for …

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Hard boiled eggs giving you trouble? Learn how to hard boil eggs on the stove or in the Instant Pot, plus tips for peeling and storing your eggs. This post contains affiliate links. If you grew up learning to cook and bake from your mom or grandmother, or even a beloved aunt or next-door neighbor, …

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Have a recipe that calls for self-rising flour but can’t find it at the store? No problem! Learn how to make self-rising flour with all-purpose flour and two more simple ingredients. I love having a well-stocked pantry, fridge and baking cabinet. But no matter how well stocked I keep my kitchen, there are simply times …

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