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Citrus: Sweet and Savory Sun-Kissed Recipes

Citrus: Sweet and Savory Sun-Kissed Recipes

I love working with citrus fruits, which are generally in season in the winter and spring, but are typically available all year round. Their bright, sweet-tart flavors (some, like limes, are more tart than others!) can add a lovely accent to a dish as a background flavor or take center stage as the star of the show. In Citrus: Sweet and Savory Sun-Kissed Recipes, citrus ... Read More »

The Best Coconut Cupcakes

The Best Fluffy Coconut Cupcakes

Coconut is one of my favorite flavors and – while it is true that I have a lot of favorite flavors! – that means that I have a very hard time walking away from a baked good that contains coconut. It also means that I have eaten a lot of not-so-great coconut baked goods over the years, from cookies that are too dense to cakes ... Read More »

What is the Best Way to Cut Butter into Flour?

What is the Best Way to Cut Butter into Flour?

Whether you are making a quick batch of scones or preparing pie dough, there are many recipes that require you to cut butter into flour. Cutting the butter into flour is an essential step for producing a tender, flaky pastry – but it is also a step that intimidates a lot of bakers who haven’t had much experience with the technique. There are several methods ... Read More »

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 »

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