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Beware ye unevenly iced cakes and collapsed meringues!
James Beard Award-winning pastry chef, author, restaurateur and founder of Sarabeth’s Kitchen, Sarabeth Levine offers up the tools of the trade to bake your way to success in no time.
Five Old-School Baking Tools Every Kitchen Needs: Sarabeth Levine
2. Plastic bowl scraper
3. Offset metal spatula
4. Electric stand mixer
When it comes to creaming butter for cookies and cakes or whipping a fluffy meringue for a lemon pie, nothing beats a stand mixer. A handheld mixer is an alternative if space is an issue, but it just doesn’t allow you to be hands free, which is such an important option in baking."
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