Tips for Better Baking – Week Five
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.
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Tips for Better Baking Week One
Tips for Better Baking Week Two
Tips for Better Baking Week Three
Tips for Better Baking Week Four
Tips for Better Baking #26 – Grate your Own Nutmeg
One of the easiest ways to add more flavor to your baking is by using fresh nutmeg. When recipes call for ‘freshly ground nutmeg,’ skip the ground nutmeg in your pantry and grate your own. You only need whole nutmeg seeds and a rasp grater, such as my personal favorite, the Microplane Spice Grater. You’ll be amazed by how much more fragrant and flavorful your baked goods are and I bet you’ll never go back to the ground nutmeg sold in the spice aisle.