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At Rikers, this cake is renowned
The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Before Hilberto Vargas got arrested this year for stripping cars, he says he made cannoli and sugar donuts in a bakery on the Lower East Side. Now serving time on Rikers Island, he is back in the kitchen: Mr. Vargas bakes whole wheat bread, and occasionally helps out with a sheet cake or, on special occasions, carrot cake. More

Colorado Amish open bakery to feed families
The Denver Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Light filters through large windows, spotlighting floury hands that knead dough for breads, roll out crust for pies and create cookies and cakes. The Miller Family Bakery, a year-old endeavor, is perhaps the most visible Amish business in the San Luis Valley. More



Georgetown Cupcake: Growing in popularity as a tourist destination
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"D.C. Cupcake" on TLC is spreading the gospel of the bakery on 33rd Street NW in Washington, D.C. Long lines of patrons and gawkers are willing to wait, rain or shine. More

Dough Girl's new name months away
The Salt Lake Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Even though she is under a cease-and-desist order from General Mills, Tami Cromar, owner of the Dough Girl Bakery, is still months away from renaming her Salt Lake City bakery. "Assuming one of my names sticks, we should know and reveal around February 2011," she said. More

BC-10 Baking Contrast Meter
Konica Minolta Sensing's BC-10 Baking Contrast Meter measures the color of baked, fried, and processed foods, as well as ingredients, in various environments to ensure consistency in appearance. The BC-10 measures color in most bakery and snack food products, block yeast, brown sugar, calcium propionate, and flour blending. more


Bakery makes gluten-free the norm
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"I haven't thought about a bagel in so long," one customer beamed as he recently examined the menu at Bare Naked Bakery and Cafe in Bellmore on Merrick Road. The excitement of being able to eat breads and cakes for the first time in possibly years is not uncommon here. More

Kilgore: Bakery offers birthday cake for dogs
The Orange County Register    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Here is something cute for your dog. Why not order a special cake when it's time to celebrate Fluffy's birthday? You can choose peanut butter, vanilla or carob at Three Dog Bakery. More

Komplet Activo
Komplet Activo is a dehydrated active sour dough. The convenience of this product allows the baker to replace traditional wheat sponge doughs and levains , saving time and space and still maintaing excellent characteristics and quality. Usage level is 2% to 8% based on flour weight but 4% is recommended.

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K-Tron Process Group to exhibit at IBIE 2010
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K-Tron Process Group announces exhibition at IBIE 2010, September 26-29, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth 7350. Equipment on display includes an operational demonstration of a loss-in-weight K-Tron T35/S60 Quick Change feeder with ActiFlow™ and K-Tron Premier 2410 vacuum sequencing central powder receiver communicating with an LSR controller. More

Saginaw company's innovations allow bakeries to save some dough
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Saginaw-based commercial oven and boiler maker Banner-Day has worked for 60 years to improve its product's automation, performance and sustainability. And the company recently earned some recognition for its work when it was awarded a B.E.S.T. -- Becoming Environmentally Sustainable Together -- in Baking designation from the International Baking Industry Exposition Committee. The award was given for Banner-Day's efforts to reduce energy use through its invention called Total Oven Control featuring Smart Bake. More
 
 

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