Dec 3, 2013 — A cookie in the oven almost looks like a monster coming alive. It bulges out, triples in size and then stiffens into a crisp biscuit. So how does an oven turn raw dough into a delight? A new animation explains the chemistry behind great baking so you, too, can unleash your inner mad scientist in the kitchen.
May 7, 2013 — Some 9 million Britons have taken up baking in the last year alone. A TV program showcasing home bakers is a runaway hit, and sales of baking goods have skyrocketed. Then there are the cake clubs, where the rules call for pacing yourself — and sampling as much as you can.
Aug 2, 2012 — Kathy Plaisance oversees Community Cakes, a group of 50 volunteer bakers who deliver homemade birthday cakes to people who might otherwise not have one.
May 16, 2012 — Pictures of Saint Honore or (Saint Honoratus) from church iconography reinforce his baker background. He's holding his wooden peel, often with a few delicious-looking loaves of crusty French bread nearby.
Dec 22, 2011 — Burn specialists suggest extra caution when wrestling sizzling meat and drippings from the oven in a disposable aluminum pan. One burn center has seen a spike in grease-related burns around the holidays because of the pans.
Oct 20, 2011 — Emily Dickinson discussed baking in many of her letters — evincing both her trademark wit and a zest for life that belies the common image of her as a depressed figure.
Sep 21, 2011 — Swedish superstore Ikea makes baking ingredients look like sculptures in a promotional book designed to help sell kitchen appliances.