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|| Every baker has pondered the wisdom of substituting one ingredient for another ("I don't have any cake flour. Can I use all-purpose flour?"), using a square baking dish instead of the rectangular pan the recipe requires, or constructing a fancy dessert with frozen puff pastry rather than homemade.Baking recipes require precision and attention - exact measurements, correct ingredients, and a confident hand - to mix, cream, froth, and whip. But surely there is some leeway? And if there really is no room for error or substitution, then the curious baker wants to know why.Answering every question about common and specialty ingredients, finicky ovens, the best equipment for every recipe, the science behind the magic of baking, and the unique properties, quirks, and flavors of every kind of baked good, author Lauren Chattman reassures readers with commonsense solutions, foolproof, substitutions, and fun-to-know facts about the history and evolution of favorite baked...
|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Workman Publishing Company, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2792 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4346 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).