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Puzzle Pizza Stone

Puzzle Pizza Stone

A pizza stone is a fantastic tool to have in your baking arsenal because it allows you to make perfect pizzas easily at home. Pizza stones work by transferring heat directly to the bottom of your bread or other baked good, resulting in pizzas with crisp, golden bottom crusts and evenly baked loaves of bread. Pizza stones are workhorses in the kitchen and they’re not ... Read More »

Watermelon Mojitos

Watermelon Mojitos

Mojitos are one of my favorite summertime cocktails. The basic mojito is made with lime juice, fresh mint and rum, and it is a drink that is always incredibly refreshing. Those base ingredients are also a good starting point for creative variations on the classic mojito because you can add other fruits and flavors easily to create endless options for summertime entertaining. These Watermelon Mojitos ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Like carrot cake, zucchini cake and zucchini bread are both excellent when paired with cream cheese or cream cheese frosting. That tangy sweetness seems to be the perfect compliment for any loaf that has veggies packed into it. Cookie Madness baked a Zucchini Bread with Cream Cheese Filling, which just might be the perfect way to enjoy this flavor combination. You’ll get some of that ... Read More »

Wilton Ice Cream Cookie Bowl Pan, reviewed

Ice Cream Cookie Bowls

If you prefer your ice cream served in a cone or waffle cone instead of a regular cup, the Wilton Ice Cream Cookie Bowl Pan might be the perfect addition to your bakeware collection. The unusual pan allows you to bake bowl-shaped cookies that act as an edible dish for serving ice cream. The pan has a half dozen fluted cavities, but it is used ... Read More »

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts

A scoop of ice cream can be a complete dessert on its own, but putting that scoop together the right dessert pairing can take that ice cream from good to great. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts is a follow up book to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home. The ice cream book features recipes from the wildly popular Ohio-based ice cream shop that is known ... Read More »

Easy Cream Shortcake Biscuits

Cream Shortcake Biscuits

I eat a lot of strawberries, raspberries and blueberries – not to mention other berries – during the summer when they are at their peak. Shortcakes are one of my favorite berry desserts to serve when my kitchen is full of them. They’re much easier to make then elaborate layer cakes or even cupcakes, and they allow fresh berries to shine because berries are always ... Read More »

All Natural Red, White and Blue Rice Krispy Treats

All Natural Red, White and Blue Rice Krispy Treats

When you see red, white and blue in candies like marshmallow cereal bars, they’ve usually been dyed with some kind of food coloring. There isn’t anything wrong with using some food coloring to get your desired result – I use it all the time in baked goods when I want a rainbow of colors – but food coloring doesn’t add a lot of flavor to ... Read More »

Colorful Red, White and Blue Desserts for July 4th

Red, White & Blue Berry Yogurt Cake

Some people like to go crazy with red, white and blue decorations to celebrate the 4th of July, and while it is fun to go crazy with patriotic colors when decorating, the celebrations are still always about the food for me. Fortunately, the fresh fruits and veggies available during the summer mean that 4th of July meals are often just as colorful as the decor. ... Read More »

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