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Baking Bites Kitchen Renovation – Picking A New Oven

Baking Bites' American Range French Door Gas Oven

It has been a while since I added a new entry to my series about my kitchen renovation – but better late than never. There are a lot of topics to cover when it comes to a renovation, after all! After pulling out my old kitchen, I decided what types of appliances I was going to put into the new kitchen. While it is true ... Read More »

How to Pick Out an Oven for Your Kitchen

Baking Bites' American Range French Door Gas Oven

If you read my last post on my renovation, you’ll know that I went with a big gas wall oven for my kitchen, rather than an electric oven. But the majority of ovens these days are electric, even if they’re part of a gas range. The type of oven that you get for your kitchen will depend on how much space you have available, what ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Starbucks Frappuccinos are a decadent way to cool down on a hot summer day. Sugar Spun Run created a batch of Starbucks Double Chocolate Chip Frappuccino Cupcakes that are inspired by the original blended drinks. The chocolate cupcakes have a hint of coffee and have finely chopped dark chocolate folded into the batter. They’re topped with a cream cheese frosting that is lightened with whipped ... Read More »

Toasted Coconut Brownies

Toasted Coconut Brownies

Like a good chocolate chip cookie recipe, a good brownie recipe can be very versatile. While most batches will include chocolate chips or nuts, you can mix almost anything into a brownie batter to create a unique batch every single time. These Toasted Coconut Brownies are laced with plenty of toasted coconut, which infuses the brownies with a wonderful coconut flavor and keeps the rich ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Homemade Ladyfingers

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Homemade Ladyfingers

Ladyfingers are thin “fingers” of sponge cake that are the building blocks of many other types of recipes. Though the cookies can be eaten on their own, they’re usually passed over until incorporated into a completed dessert, such as a tiramisu. While storebought ladyfingers may not be worthy of snacking, I’m sharing a recipe on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!!) for my Homemade Ladyfingers, which ... Read More »

Rum Flan

Rum Flan

Rum and caramel are great together, so it is no surprise that this Rum Flan is a particularly delicious twist on the classic custard dessert. The flan is rich because it is made with plenty of egg yolks (in fact, this recipe is a great way to use up the egg yolks leftover from baking an angel food cake) and it has a silky smooth ... Read More »

Trader Joe’s Marshmallows, reviewed

Trader Joe's Marshmallows

Frequent shoppers at Trader Joe’s will always notice when a new product hits the shelves. As a marshmallow fan – and someone who makes lots of s’mores themed desserts – I was very pleased to see that TJ’s was finally adding marshmallows to their lineup. The marshmallows are vegan, which means that they are not made with gelatin. Gelatin is the main ingredient that I ... Read More »

One Dough, Ten Breads: Making Great Bread by Hand

One Dough, Ten Breads: Making Great Bread by Hand

Making bread by hand is a great skill to have as a baker. Not only is it stress-relieving to mix and knead dough, but it’s simply nice to know that you don’t need any special equipment to make a delicious loaf. The book One Dough, Ten Breads: Making Great Bread by Hand is designed to teach you how to make breads easily, by hand in ... Read More »

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