4 Techniques & Tools Recipes with Milk

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Do you have a wonderful idea for baking or cooking but don't know how to get it accomplished? This place has tons of tips and techniques to help take your ideas to reality. Learn tips on how to cook from professional chefs and cooking instructors.Christmas: Side Dishes and Turtle Pumpkin Pie
1. Christmas: Side Dishes and Turtle Pumpkin Pie
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Thanksgiving dinner is at your sister's house this year. Let us give thanks! Tracy Metro for the Kraft Kitchens shares ideas for what you can bring to Thanksgiving dinner and how to get it there it there in one piece.
2. Silky Smooth Chocolate Ganache
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Believe it or not, the secret to a smooth, glossy ganache is a microwave. A double boiler is pretty, but risks adding moisture to the chocolate which can cause it to split. Watch Sage Russell in this Grokker Premium video as he prepares the perfect ganache with some added orange zest to give it some zip. Sage finishes the ganache off as delicious truffles but the ganache is perfect on ice cream or as a tart or pastry filling.
3. Baking Basics: How to Make Pastry Cream
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One of the fundamentals of baking is knowing how to make Pastry Cream. If you don't know how yet, don't worry: Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti shows how easy it is and once you learn the basics you can make many different variations. You can substitute granulated sugar for brown sugar or add coffee, cinnamon, rum, or even citrus! The variations are endless. This is a must-watch Grokker Premium video. It'll help you when you want to make Boston Cream pie or even Banana cream pie.
4. Baking Basics: A Lesson in Baking Terminology
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Ever wondered what beating, whipping, and folding means in the baking world? You hear chefs say it all the time! Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti demonstrates the meaning of various baking terms to improve your baking knowledge and understand every recipe. Grokker Premium video in the Baking Basics collection by Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti.
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