When it comes to baking, a good recipe can only do so much. There is an unavoidable learning curve, with visual and tactile cues you have to see and feel for yourself. This makes some would-be bakers nervous, but snapping a quick pic can help ease your worried mind.
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Perfectly made pie dough is too precious to waste, and scraps left over from decorating should be treated with respect. Rather than tossing them, or letting them languish in the freezer in anticipation of a “future project” that will never arrive, you should bake them into crispy pie fries right away.
Far too many home cooks have a mental block about homemade bread. This is a huge bummer: bread is among the most satisfying and rewarding things you can learn to make, but complex recipes and unnecessary gate-keeping scare off all but the most stubborn of newbie bakers.
There are a lot of tips for making perfect pie crust at home -- like using vodka instead of water -- but there's one trick for extra flaky crust that you may not be using, and it involves doing literally nothing.