Healthy Baking Guide

Baking can be very rewarding—especially when the fruits of your labor turn out healthy and delicious. Browse through our best techniques and recipes to start your delectable baking adventure.

How to Make Baguettes

Fluffy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, baguettes are the perfect addition to your meal. Follow these three steps and learn how easy they are to make.

How to Make Baguettes
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How to Make Baguettes

A high baking temperature, a high ratio of water to solids, and allowing the mixture of flour, yeast, and water to rest 15 minutes (a process called autolyse) produce the baguette's airy interior and crunchy crust. Autolyse allows the flour to absorb water so the dough is less sticky when you knead it, which helps keep the texture light. Don't add too much flour when kneading and shaping the dough.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

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