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half-baked

  (informal)
not thought about or planned carefully It was just another half-baked scheme of his - it was never going to work.

baked

1. mod. sunburned. I was out in the sun until I got totally baked.
2. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. I’ve never seen anybody so baked.

half-baked

1. mod. badly thought out. It would have been approved if it weren’t so half-baked.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Fred got himself sort of half-baked every Saturday night.

If I knew you were coming, I'd have baked a cake

An expression of delighted surprise at finding someone whose appearance was unanticipated. The title of a 1950 hit record by Eileen Barton, the phrase quickly caught on, and for at least a decade thereafter anyone who appeared where least expected was likely to be greeted with “If I knew you were coming, I'd have baked a cake.”
See also: baked, cake, have, if, knew
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Arlene, 50, from Troon, Ayrshire, had baked with her mum and sister when she was younger - but she's now come back to it.
Products are baked from all angles, top, bottom and sides, which is ideal where products are closely packed throughout the baking process.
One of the best indications is the scent of baked cookies in the air.
While the breaking of the bread was certainly a communal event, the baking was, too, since it was often baked in village ovens.
Who hasn't dreamed of a steamy baked Idaho or Oregon potato, potatoes redolent of rosemary and garlic, a creamy bowl of potato chowder, or freshly fried potato chips?
Paul, identified these flavorants as among the chemicals responsible for making a conventionally baked white cake so much better tasting than one baked in a microwave.
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Minute Bread[R], is a revolutionary new bread improver from Fermex that not only enables production of part-bake frozen bread that can be baked off in just 2 minutes, but also produces a higher yield of product with extended shelf life, and increased loaf volume after bake-off.
announced today the introduction of Baked Tostitos brand Tortilla Chips -- low- fat, white corn tortilla chips available in varieties of less than one gram of fat and three grams of fat per serving.
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Nothing exotic, just good American inspirations like strawberry shortcake stars filled with vanilla pudding and fresh raspberries and blueberries, or an Angel Food Flag Cake created by splitting an angel food cake baked in a loaf pan and sandwiching a raspberry, sugar and jam mix in between the lengthwise layers.
Onion and garlic seasonings are baked into the chip, which is then finished with a sprinkling of sesame, poppy and caraway seeds.
Many different muffins can also be baked with the Splenda Granular product for those watching calories.
Stewart guides bakers and cooks through irresistible baked goods (yeast and otherwise), cookies, cakes, pies, tarts, cobblers, crisps, pastries and more, a few with international origins.
The baked cake will pull away slightly from sides of baking pan.