Baking skills

Learn about the best baking tools, ingredient substitutions, and tips for baking perfect cakes, cookies, bread, and more!

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Make Your Best Apple Pie Ever with Our Food Editor's Intel
Sarah Carey, our editorial director of food, wants you to perfect this classic and she's done the research.
Here's Why You Should Refrigerate Cookie Dough Before Baking
Do you crave ooey-gooey, soft and chewy cookies? This step makes all the difference.
Should You Bake with Glass, Ceramic, or Metal Pie Plates? Consider the Pros and Cons of Each
Here, we explain why it's important to consider what type of pie plate to use when you're making pie.
The Holiday Cookie Recipes Our Food Editors Make Year After Year
From shortbread to gingerbread, these are the sweet treats our editors make and give during the festive season.
Can You Replace Baking Soda in Recipes? Here's What Our Food Editors Say
There are a few substitutes, which feature leavening agents, that you should consider using when baking.
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Should You Use Semisweet or Bittersweet Chocolate When Making Chocolate Chip Cookies?
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The Finishing Touch: Pie Crust Wash
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