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The (easy to understand) Science of Baking- Flour Power

The (easy to understand) Science of Baking- Flour Power

Hello! Welcome back to our third installment in the easy to understand science of baking! This time we will really be focusing on another star ingredient in baked goods; flour! The structure that binds everything together! Often the central ingredient of baked goods in which […]

The (easy to understand) Science of Baking- Why and How you Knead Dough

The (easy to understand) Science of Baking- Why and How you Knead Dough

Welcome to our second installment of the science of baking! Here, we are going to go into why and how you need to knead dough (sorry for the pun). Kneading is just has just as much science behind it as the rest of baking. If […]

The (easy to understand) Science of Baking-Leavening Agents

The (easy to understand) Science of Baking-Leavening Agents

So let’s dabble into baking for a bit, specifically the science of leavening agents. It may sound like it will be complicated but don’t leave yet!!! It’s actually really easy to understand if it’s explained in the right way (which I believe that I can). […]

All About Roux

All About Roux

Roux, it’s a funny little word and an even funnier ingredient or mixture or whatever you want to call it. It’s one of the most important things when you are making soups or sauces. If you have cooked anything like that before (homemade gravy for […]

Making the Cut (Knife Sharpening 101)

Making the Cut (Knife Sharpening 101)

Let’s talk knife sharpening. Keeping your knife sharp is a quintessential skill for any home cook. First thing to know; dull blades are dangerous ones! It’s far too easy to let our blades dull and allow the process of kitchen prep to become all the […]

Knife Anatomy

Knife Anatomy

You’ve probably heard of knives before, maybe even seen them, I’d even say that you might have even (if I may be so bold) held one before?! You’ve also probably noticed all the shapes and sizes knives come in (both inside the kitchen and out) […]

How to Knife

How to Knife

Chopping, slicing, dicing, peeling, and squealing (well hopefully not). That’s the gist of most of the knife skills you will need to learn in order to get through most of your cooking tasks. Most people can accomplish these things, but I bet they could accomplish […]


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