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Blog / November, 2013

  • A Danish Christmas Tradition and A Recipe for Stout Cake

    November 22, 2013 / By johannah

    In Denmark, the holiday season officially starts on the first Friday of November, when the annual Christmas beers are released. Christmas beer – julebryg in Danish – is a Scandinavian tradition that dates back to the Vikings. J-dag, as the release day is called here, not so much. It was launched in 1990 by Tuborg…
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  • Report from Italy: Pear and Chestnut Cake Recipe

    November 14, 2013 / By johannah

    After declaring an undying love for chestnuts in my last post, I couldn’t get the little nuggets of pure joy off my mind. During a trip to Italy last fall, I picked up a flyer for a chestnut festival in the small Piedmontese town of Cuneo. I had kept the flyer, thinking I might like…
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  • Gluten-Free Salty Oatmeal Cookies

    November 6, 2013 / By Matt

    My poor kitchen. It needs a little love. It took a real beating while I was testing recipes for our upcoming book (publishing Oct 2014…yes, books take forever). My oven needs a major cleaning. My cupboard needs to be emptied out and reorganized. My mixer needs to be detailed and tuned up. And, then, once…
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  • The Early Bird Gets the Pie

    November 1, 2013 / By Matt

    !!!Order Your Pie Today for the ‘Early Turkey’ 10% Discount!!! It’s very likely you haven’t even packed up your Halloween decor. We imagine you still have a Jack-O-Lantern on your front porch and a bowl of Halloween candy lingering on your coffee table. This is okay. We understand. But we already flipped the switch. We…
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About The Baking Society

The National Baking Society is dedicated to preserving American baking standards,techniques, ingredients, ideas and recipes. In less extravagant ornate prose, The National Baking Society is a blog from the folks at Baked.