Troubleshooting: 8 Common Baking Mistakes
They say that baking is when you first glimpse your mortality. By then you have succeeded at everything you have tried - your hollandaise is smooth and velvety, your prime rib effortlessly seared to a perfect medium-rare. You think you are invincible. Then one day you bake a pie and it looks like a spare tire. Or instead of a loaf of bread, you seem to have baked a brick. We have all been there. Fate is cruel, and life is absurd. Figure out what went wrong and get it right next time.