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Baking recipes & tips from award winning Chef Gail Sokol.

Baking Radio Podcast Episode #32: Caramel Part 1

When granulated sugar, known as sucrose, is heated to the point that it melts and browns, it is known as caramel. Learn the science behind making caramel. Chef Sokol will explain the process of crystallization, and why it is so important to prevent its’ formation to...

Baking Radio Podcast Episode #29: How to Make Truffles

Truffles are defined, and Chef Sokol shares a simple truffle recipe. How to form truffles is discussed along with detailed directions on how to embellish them, and store them properly for the longest shelf life. The many types of chocolate coatings that can be used to...