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No Churn Mocha Marshmallow Chip Ice Cream

Mocha Marshmallow Chip Ice Cream

One of my favorite uses for sweetened condensed milk is no churn ice cream. Since the sweetened condensed milk is both thick and creamy, it makes a wonderful ice cream base that will save you a lot of time (and ensure you don’t need any fancy equipment) when you’re in the mood for ice cream. This Mocha Marshmallow Chip Ice Cream combines some of my ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Funfetti cakes are some of my favorites. The colorful rainbow of sprinkles that you find in each and every slice never fails to put a smile on my face. With the Funfetti Shortbread Bites from Annie’s Noms, you can get the same effect in a much smaller package. These bite sized cookies have the rainbow look of funfetti cakes with a crisp and buttery finish. ... Read More »

How to Make Your Own Self Rising Flour

How to Make Self Rising Flour at Home

Most of my recipes call for all purpose flour and it is a staple ingredient in most kitchens. As you can tell from the name, it’s good for a wide variety of baked goods, from cookies to cakes to breads. Another popular flour is known as “self rising flour.” Self-rising flour has a leavening agent and salt already added to it, which means that you ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Chick Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Chick Cake Pan

Marshmallow peeps are a treat that I always look forward to when Easter comes around. While the chick-shaped marshmallows are available nearly year-round these days, I still associate them with the spring and that is when I enjoy them the most. In addition to marshmallow chicks, you can make other chick-shaped goodies that will bring the spirit of spring into your kitchen. The Nordic Ware ... Read More »

Fresh Raspberry Scones

Fresh Raspberry Scones

When you have a kitchen full of fresh berries, the options for using them are almost endless. You can eat them plain, bake them into cakes or turn them into tarts. I find that it is hard to pick a favorite, but I know that I can always fall back onto a batch of freshly baked scones when I can’t make up my mind. These ... Read More »

Extreme Brownies

Extreme Brownies: 50 Recipes for the Most Over-the-Top Treats Ever

A batch of brownies is always a welcome treat to encounter when you’re in the mood for chocolate. The brownies you find most often, however, are plain or studded with a few handfuls of nuts for crunch. While these classic brownie flavors are still delicious, you can get a lot more creative with them than you might think. In Extreme Brownies: 50 Recipes for the ... Read More »

Strawberry Belgian Waffles

Strawberry Belgian Waffles

Belgian waffles are often served with a dollop of whipped cream and a pile of fresh fruit or berries. There is no doubt that berries are delicious with waffles – but I simply don’t think that the waffle always needs to be made plain. These Strawberry Belgian Waffles are made with the fruit inside, so every bite packs plenty of delicious strawberry flavor, whether you ... Read More »

Presto FlipSide Belgian Waffle Maker, reviewed

Presto FlipSide Belgian Waffle Maker, reviewed

In a recent issue, Cook’s Illustrated’s test kitchen conducted a thorough review of several Belgian waffle irons. Belgian waffle irons produce waffles with large, deep pockets to catch syrup (and other toppings) and should help ensure you get a waffle that is perfectly crisp on the outside with a fluffy, moist interior. I read the reviews with interest, as my previous waffle iron yielded inconsistent ... Read More »

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