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Lemon Curd Cream Puffs

Lemon Curd Cream Puffs

There is something wonderful about eating cream puffs – especially when those cream puffs are freshly baked and filled. Cream puffs are made with choux pastry, a plain and versatile french pastry dough that can be shaped and filled in a wide variety of different ways. These Lemon Curd Cream Puffs are a wonderful springtime cream puff recipe that all lemon-lovers are sure to enjoy. ... Read More »

Pop Cuisine Measuring Set

Pop Cuisine Measuring Set

Bakers have to have good math skills because there is very little room for error with many baking recipes. Baking is definitely a science, where you have to be a little bit more precise with your measurements than a “pinch of this” or a “dash of that” – especially if you want to ensure that your recipes turn out perfectly time and time again. This ... Read More »

Do I need to scald milk for baking?

Do I need to Scald Milk for Baking?

There are many recipes that call for “milk, scalded” on their ingredient lists, including cakes, cookies and breads. This is an especially common instruction in older cookbooks, while it tends to appear slightly less often in more modern baking recipes. This raises the question of whether milk needs to be scalded – and, if so, why does it appear in some recipes and not in ... Read More »

Crispy Salted Peanut Butter Cookies

Crispy Salted Peanut Butter Cookies

Most peanut butter cookies are chewy. Some are softer than others, the but majority retain a distinct chew to them even days after baking. I enjoy a good chewy peanut butter cookie, but there are times when I want something crispier. These¬†Crispy Salted Peanut Butter Cookies are some of the most delicious peanut butter cookies I’ve had to date – and their light, crispy texture ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Easter may be over for this year, but Easter candy will be around for weeks to come. Like Halloween, it is a holiday that features many delicious and unique seasonal products and you probably picked up enough to last you until the next major holiday. These recipes will help you put those leftover Easter goodies to good use! Malted Milk Chocolate Brownies will transform a ... Read More »

Cake Boss Be The Boss Rainbow Sprinkles, reviewed

Cake Boss Be The Boss Rainbow Sprinkles, reviewed

I have a rack full of different types of sprinkles in my pantry. I have sprinkles made from chocolate, edible glitter, chocolate jimmies and a wide variety of rainbow sprinkles. I never get tired of the rainbow sprinkles and have even been known to shake a few on top of a bowl of ice cream that I’m just eating myself. I also often use rainbow ... Read More »

Williams-Sonoma Snack Bar Pan

Williams-Sonoma Snack Bar Pan

I enjoy making homemade granola bars and other snack bars, especially when I am planning a long hike, road trip or other activity where I need to have a good supply of snacks. I typically make the bars in large baking pans, then cut them down to the size that I need. This system works well, but anyone who has made a homemade granola bar ... Read More »

Meyer Lemon Coconut Scones

Meyer Lemon Coconut Scones

While Meyer lemons seem to be in stores more often during the spring, Meyer lemon trees bear fruit all year round. This means that new flowers are budding right alongside ripe lemons, so there is never an off-season for these sweet, lovely lemons. I love working with Meyer lemons when I have the chance because they bring in lots of lemon flavor – just like ... Read More »

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