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.