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Welcome to Proofed, a newsletter for bakers. With each installment, we’ll give you a collection of the things that have piqued our team’s interest. Here’s what’s been proofing for the month of May!

A lot of articles cross our workbench each month, here are a few that we think are worthy of a click!


The Perfect Score

We consider scoring a loaf of bread to be an art form. Bakerpedia goes beyond the aesthetic, and give us some interesting information about this technique! READ IT!


What Comes Next

Congrats! You pursued your dream of going to culinary school and have just graduated, but now begs the question what comes next? The Kitchn shares some great advice for recent grads, given by those already living the dream. READ IT!

Here is a quick look at what our team is reading!

Good to Great

Written by Jim Collins, “Good to Great” highlights what separates high performing companies apart from the rest. This includes an overview of management strategies and company culture policies.

Why We Recommend It

“Good to Great looks for what the most successful companies have in common. The findings are surprisingly basic, and often adaptable to our business.”

– Daniel DaRocha
President | Erika Record Baking Equipment

Whether it’s bread, cakes, cookies or donuts, we couldn’t help but catch a craving after looking at these delectable Instagram posts!

This beautiful mirror cake has an elegant glossy finish, adorned with delicious looking French macarons, and accented with gold leaf. This treat is part decadence, part masterpiece! For more follow @Pierre_Michel_NJ on Instagram.

These authentic Colombian pastries look mouthwatering. From Pan de quesos to pandebonos you’re in for a real treat! For more follow @MrPanColombian on Instagram.

Get Featured

Are you a baker with something that’s Insta CRAVE worthy? We’d love to feature your delectable treat. Here’s how:

1. If you haven’t already, make sure you’re following @erbaking on Instagram

2. Tag us on a photo that you think really captures the CRAVE for an opportunity to be featured in the next edition of Proofed!

Did you know our team regularly produces videos in a series we like to call Baker’s Insight? These videos showcase production of various baked goods featuring our talented team of bakers!

Gingerbread houses aren’t just for Christmas anymore! In this episode, our host Dan DaRocha and Craig Kominiak, an experienced baker and sales consultant at Erika Record Baking Equipment discuss how to produce a traditional gingerbread house. They also dive into the decorating process and showcase how to make teddy bear shingles! Watch the process from start to finish and be sure to get our bonus recipe!

We love meeting fellow bakers!

BBGA Open House

Erika Record Baking Equipment is a proud member of the Bread Bakers Guild of America. On June 24, 2017, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, we will be taking part in BBGA’s national open house. This event is scheduled to take place in our West Caldwell, New Jersey headquarters. Additional details will be announced in the near future.

Space is limited, if you wish to attend please reserve your spot via the link below.

Did you know we offer awesome equipment to help make life in the bakery easier? Whether it is bread, cookies or some other confectionery delight, we have a bakery equipment solution that can make a difference!

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