Gemma Talks Summer Desserts, Baking With Frozen Ingredients, And More!

Today: Summer Dessers, Frozen Ingredients, and Vegan Donuts... with special guest, Gemma's husband, and Bigger Bolder Baking co-creator, Kevin Kurtz!
Knead to Know #14 with Kevin and Gemma

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Hi Bold Bakers!

Mia is out this week, so Knead to Know has a very special guest — my husband and Bigger Bolder Baking co-creator, Kevin Kurtz! In this episode, we talk about everything from what our baby George loves to eat, to Kevin’s best dishes, and of course, everything trending in baking and hot from the oven — like using frozen ingredients in your summer desserts!

Join me for Knead to Know #14!

Katy Perry’s Tiny Vegan Donuts

Katy Perry just celebrated her very first Mother’s Day, and as a treat, made a batch of very tiny, very delicious-looking vegan donuts! Let’s talk about that, and how my Mother’s Day went.

Summer: Frozen Ingredients

Shortcut puff pastry cut in half so you can see the layers.

The NY Times says that a perfect summer dessert starts in the frozen ingredients aisle at the store with frozen puff pastry… and if you’re wondering if I agree, I do! I also think using frozen fruit is a good idea too — listen to find out more.

If you insist on making your own puff pastry though, give my easy Puff Pastry recipe a go — it uses must-have shortcuts to get you to a great puff pastry while working smarter, not harder. But there’s nothing wrong with using certain frozen ingredients.

Adam Sandler Misses Out On Pancakes

Adam Sandler had a recent missed opportunity to dine at an IHOP. This means that’s a perfect opportunity for Kevin to ask me if I’ve ever eaten at one. Plus, how many of those fluffy pancakes can I take on?

Life At Bigger Bolder Baking

If you’re wondering what I think of Kevin’s baking, and cooking, this is the episode for you. I’ll let you in on exactly what I think his best dish is, and we talk about everything going on in our lives, from what we’re feeding baby George to a special event we headed to right after recording!

Until Next Week…

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See you next week on Knead to Know!

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Meet Gemma

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Meet Gemma

Hi Bold Bakers! I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef originally from Ireland, a cookbook author, and the creator of Bigger Bolder Baking. I want to help you bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with my trusted and tested recipes and baking tips. You may have seen one of my 500+ videos on YouTube & TikTok or as a guest judge on Nailed It! on Netflix or the Best Baker in America on Food Network. No matter your skills, my Bold Baking Team & I want to be your #1 go-to baking authority.


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