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Tips for Better Baking: Crack Eggs into a Dark Bowl to Spot Shells (#45)

In this week’s issue of  Tips for Better Baking, the tip is short but very helpful. When cracking eggs, try cracking them into a dark-colored bowl. It may seem simple, but it makes it much easier to spot any stray pieces of shell that may have fallen into the bowl.

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Tips for Better Baking

Crack eggs into a dark colored bowl to easily spot pieces stray pieces of shell.

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Tips for Better Baking – Week Three

Every day in January I am sharing my best Tips for Better Baking. These are tips that have made my kitchen life easier and helped me become a better baker. Follow along on Facebook or check back here each Sunday for a roundup of the week’s tips.

If you’re just joining us, be sure to check out Tips for Better Baking Week One and Tips for Better Baking Week Two.

Tips for Better Baking #12 – Zest Citrus onto Parchment

For easy clean up, zest citrus right onto a piece of parchment paper, then easily slide or shake it right into your mixing bowl.  The best zest comes from a microplane (pictured below) and I highly recommend investing in one.

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Tips for Better Baking – Week Two

Every day in January I am sharing one of my best Tips for Better Baking. These are tips that have made my kitchen life easier and helped me become a better baker. Follow along on Facebook or check back here each Sunday for a roundup of the week’s tips.

If you’re just joining us, be sure to start here with the Tips for Better Baking – Week One Roundup.

Tips for Better Baking #5 – Know Your Oven

All ovens have personalities of their own. Some run hot, some never reach the set temperature, and almost all ovens have hot spots where food cooks and browns quicker.  To become a better baker, you’ve got to get friendly with your oven.  Buy an external oven thermometer and get to know your oven’s quirks.  You will want to adjust your baking accordingly and you may consider getting your oven serviced if the fluctuations are severe.

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