Baking Basics

Top down photo of a black bowl with pastry cream and a silver spoon scooping pastry cream in the bowl.

How to Make Pastry Cream

Essential Baking Ingredients: How to Stock Your Pantry

The Basics: Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder

The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Baking (New Email Series)

New Email Series: The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Thanksgiving Dinner Easy as Pie!

How to Blind Bake Pie Crust

How to Make Vanilla Extract

Meringue topping on a lemon meringue pie.

How to Make Meringue: The Ultimate Guide

Loaf of Italian bread on a wooden peel before baking.

New Email Series: 5 Secrets for Making Award-Winning Bread at Home

A freshly friend turkey sitting on top of a deep fryer.

How To Deep Fry a Turkey

BEB Bucket List 2.0 - Come cook and bake along with me!

BEB Bucket List 2.0

Baking Basics: Stocking Your Freezer with Make-Ahead Meals

Baking Basics: Vanilla Beans 101

Baking Basics: Converting Pan Sizes

Baking Basics: My Essential Baking Equipment

Baking Basics: My Essential Baking Equipment

Baking Basics: Common Ingredient Substitutions - If you're baking, be sure to consult this list if you need to make any substitutions!

Baking Basics: Common Baking Substitutions

Chocolate 101: A thorough description of the different types of chocolate - unsweetened, bittersweet, dark, semisweet, milk and white, and when to use them!

Baking Basics: Chocolate 101

Baking 101: Why You Should ALWAYS Weigh Your Ingredients!

Baking Basics: The Importance of Weighing Ingredients When Baking

Baking Basics: Cocoa Powder 101. An overview of the differences between natural cocoa and Dutch-process, and when to use them!

Baking Basics: Cocoa Powder 101

Baking Basics: Flour 101 - The Definitive Guide to the Different Types of Baking Flours... Everything you need to know, plus tons of substitution tips!

Baking Basics: Flour 101

Baking Basics: High Altitude Baking Tips - If you're baking at a high altitude, refer to these tips to make sure your recipes come out perfect every time!Baking Basics: High Altitude Baking Tips - If you're baking at a high altitude, refer to these tips to make sure your recipes come out perfect every time!

Baking Basics: High Altitude Baking Tips

Baking Basics: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing a Recipe - Follow these fundamental steps to make sure your baking projects turn out perfect every time!

Baking Basics: 5 Rules to Follow for Instant Success

How Much Juice is in a Lemon? (and other citrus fruits!) An easy-to-read graphic for simple reference... | browneyedbaker.com

How Much Juice is in a Lemon?

The Basics of Weighing Ingredients

My Fall Baking To-Do List

How to Measure Butter

Baking FAQ

Baking FAQ: Answers to Common Baking Questions