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    Weighing Ingredients

    Some recipes give flour by weight, and some by volume. Why the difference, and what is better?

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    Splitting the Egg

    Exploring the division of the indivisible: a single egg.

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    How to Measure Flour for Baking

    In baking, if ingredients are listed by weight as well as by volume, measure by weight for the greatest accuracy. This is especially true for flour. Measuring flour by the…

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    For Good Measure: Why you need a kitchen scale

    Baking is just as much a science as an art. A delicate, fluffy cake is the result of many chemical reactions, and when one element is off, the result can…

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    No overshadowing this scale

    Measuring ingredients by weight is one of the easiest ways to become a better cook. Especially in baking recipes, relying on a scale instead of measuring cups will make you…

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    Measuring ground pepper

    For recipes that call for a specific amount of ground pepper, I've found an easy way to avoid grinding it and scooping it into measuring spoons, which is messy and…

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