Commonly Asked Questions About Residential Baking Tools
What baking supplies do I need?
The baking tools you need will depend on what you're making. Things like flour sifters and rolling pins are used in a wide range of recipes, while things like cookie cutters are intended to be used for specific activities. Pastry bags and pens make decorating simple, while dough cutters help ensure each piece is a uniform size and shape. Parchment paper can help keep delicate pastries from sticking to the baking sheet. Read any recipes you will be using thoroughly to see what supplies you will need.
What types of dough cutters are available?
Dough cutters are great tools for ensuring a uniform size and shape between batches of pastries. A croissant cutter cuts sheets of dough into triangles that can be rolled into the traditional croissant shape. A lattice dough cutter can cut a pie crust into a lattice shape and an accordion dough cutter can cut your dough into strips of varying sizes. Cookie cutters allow you to cut cookie dough into festive shapes and fun designs.