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Making Pastry & Dough

  • How-To

    Make-Ahead Bread

    Make one dough, choose how to shape it, and bake it on your schedule.

  • How-To

    How to Make Pie Dough

    Baking expert Abby Dodge demonstrates the simple French technique called fraisage to smear butter pieces into flour for a flaky pie crust

  • How-To

    How to Shape Marble Rye

    Peter Reinhart demonstrates how to make and shape this impressive loaf of bread.

  • How-To

    How to Wrap a Whole Chicken in Pastry

    Known as “poulet au pain” in France, chicken wrapped in pastry is the ultimate comfort food. Here’s how to do it.

  • How-To

    How to Make Real Irish Soda Bread

    No raisins or caraway seeds here—there are just four ingredients in this rustic loaf

  • How-To

    How to Make and Shape Dinner Rolls

    Learn how to make an easy-to-work-with dough and shape it into knotted, Parker House, cloverleaf, and butterflake dinner rolls using cooking instructor and author Peter Reinhart’s simple technique

  • How-To

    How to Make Rough Puff Pastry Dough

    Making homemade puff pastry is a time-consuming process. In this video, Abby Johnson Dodge demonstrates a shortcut called rough puff pastry where you'll get beautiful layers of pastry in half the time.

  • Recipe

    Homemade Pop-Tarts

    When I started baking professionally, I dreamed of all the things I would offer at my own bakery. These childhood tarts were high on my list, and I thought if…

  • How-To

    How to Make Choux Puff Pastry

    Learn how to make a pastry called pate a choux, the basis for cream puffs, profiteroles, and a towering croquembouche.

  • How-To

    How to Make Decorative Pie Crust Edges

    You know how to crimp your pie crust, now learn how to dress those pies up with a decorative pie crust edge. In this video, you'll learn how to make three distinct edges for your pie crusts.

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