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Baking recipes & tips from award winning Chef Gail Sokol.

Baking Radio Podcast Episode #23: Cream Puffs

Pâte à Choux , the basic dough from which cream puffs are derived is discussed. Chef Sokol explains how cream puffs are a special type of dough that are steam leavened. Steam as a powerful leavening agent is discussed in detail. The versatility of this type of dough...

Baking Radio Podcast Episode #21: Rugalach

The eastern European cookie known as rugalach is discussed. Chef Sokol gives the listener a standard rugalach dough recipe from which many varieties can be created. Two different methods of shaping rugalach, and both sweet and savory fillings are reviewed.  ...