This year, you're going to be a better baker. With a little help from baking expert Alice Medrich, you're going to make the best whipped cream of your life. You're going to bake cookies in big batches without getting frustrated. You're even going to melt white chocolate without scorching it.
Check out the slideshow above for tips to improve baking technique.
This article originally appeared on Food52.com: 14 Ways to Be a Better Baker in 2014