Bake

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Baking news

This month, while scientists race to find a cure for Covid-19, the world focused on their own antidote: baking.

The results: brownies, cookies, tarts, and some pioneering research on muffins.

Bake expressions

Half-baked: Badly conceived or poorly developed. This plan to reopen the country seems half-baked.

A baker’s dozen: 13. Bakers sometimes add an extra cake. Unlucky for those on a diet.

Baked beans: Haricot beans cooked in tomato sauce. Britain's gift to world cuisine.

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