Every baked good is made via its own unique technique. Bread dough is kneaded and proofed to develop plenty of gluten before it is baked. Muffins are stirred together gently to limit gluten development, and croissants are made by laminating the dough — folding it over with layers of butter.
Whether you're a baker or just someone who loves eating baked goods, learning about these techniques is so much fun. And you can do that here on this website! We've compiled information not only about baking techniques, but also about classic recipes, favorite breads, and how to use your leftovers.