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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 »

Orange Cranberry Almond Bread

Orange Cranberry Almond Bread

I’ve been playing around with the new White Lily flour blends lately, which combine wheat flour with grape seed flour for a unique (and tasty) alternative to plain flour in baked goods. One of their newest additions to their line of premium flours is Wheat & Almond Flour Blend, which blends a small amount of almonds into their non-GMO wheat flour. The almonds bring in ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Bee Cookie Stamps

Nordic Ware Bee Cookie Stamps

If you have a soft spot for honey and liked the look of the Beehive Cakelet Pan I discovered the other week, you’ll love this set of Nordic Ware Bee Cookie Stamps. Sold in a set of three, these adorable stamps come with different bee-related designs: a bee, honeycomb and a flower. stamps are made by Nordic Ware and are made of heavy duty aluminum, ... Read More »

Caramel Lemon Pie

Caramel Lemon Pie

When I first heard about the limited edition flavors of sweetened condensed milk that Eagle Brand was releasing, I couldn’t wait to try them out. Once I tasted the chocolate and the caramel, I knew that there were lots of possibilities for bringing these flavors into some of my favorite desserts that already use sweetened condensed milk. One sweetened condensed milk that everyone is familiar ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

You all probably know that I am a fan of Oreos. Not only do I enjoy trying the limited edition flavors, but I like using them in a variety of other desserts, as well. The Blonde Buckeye made a batch of Birthday Cake Golden Oreo Macarons that feature one of the most creative uses for Oreos that I’ve seen in a while. The Oreo vanilla ... Read More »

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