How to Use a Pastry Cutter

To make a dough, a pastry cutter, also described as a pastry blender or dough blender, works firm fats like butter, shortening, or lard into the flour. It is most commonly used during the preparation of pie crust, cookies, as well as other bakery items. Would you like to cut the butter with a pastry … Read more

How to Clean a Pastry or Basting Brush

For those of you who love cooking, I am sure you know that pastry brushes are one of the kitchen’s most valuable items. But did you know that you have to clean them often? Imagine spreading the debris in the bristles onto other food products. Horrible, right? Food debris can collect in between the bristles, … Read more