A Guide to Holiday Baking
Winter is coming and the holidays aren’t too far behind. So what does that mean? Holiday baking and lots of cookies are on our horizon. It’s time to don our aprons, dust off those cookbooks, and prepare to get flour everywhere. If you are someone who loves to bake their winters away and share those warm delights like a little winter elf, then you know that you can’t just dive in baking like you’re jumping into a pool. No, sir, every great bake needs some prep time. So, if this is your first time baking during the holidays and you need some help, then look no further. To help make this year’s baking projects as fun and hassle-free as possible, here is a list of tips to make this year’s holiday baking the best yet. And, of course, this wouldn’t be a Kingston Brass article without a few faucet recommendations or two.
Make a Baking list
Grab your favorite holiday cookbook and food magazines, pour yourself a cup of your favorite winter drink, and start making a to-bake list. List all of the delicious things you want to bake and share this year, but make sure to be realistic about your time and costs. Don’t go overboard wanting to make a thousand and one things when your time and wallet can’t afford it.
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Take stock of all your bakeware, tools, and ingredients you already have. Bring out your baking appliances from their hibernating spot; make sure you have all the pans and tools you will need to bake. Check out what ingredients you have and don’t have, and make sure to look at what is a little on the older side.
Allow this faucet to provide you with instant, crystal clear drinking water while reducing plastic waste. Ergonomically designed, it will enhance your kitchen’s modern theme while adding functionality.
When all of your appliances are dusted off from their hiding spot, it’s time to give it a good cleaning to wash off all of the dust and grime. But the cleaning isn’t just exclusive to the appliances, it’s also best to clean the kitchen. Get organized by giving your kitchen a good scrubbing so you can start baking in a freshly cleaned and organized kitchen.
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Make a Baking Station
After taking inventory and cleaning your kitchen, pick a spot in your kitchen that will designate as your baking station. That is the spot where you will have all of your most-used baking tools and ingredients. When all of your needed items are in one easy-to-access place, you will find it easier for you to remain organized and clean.
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The best bakers are those who plan ahead. Once you know what you want to bake and have everything you need, it’s time to think about the packaging you want to use for your baked goodies. Paper boxes, mason jars, glassine bags with lace ribbons, etc. Figure out what you need and stock up before you start mixing.
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