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Meyer Lemon & White Chocolate Blondies

Meyer Lemon & White Chocolate Blondies

Blondies are bar cookies that are similar in texture to brownies – dense and chewy – but don’t use cocoa powder or chocolate in the same way that brownies do. In fact, many of them don’t use chocolate at all. These Meyer Lemon & White Chocolate Blondies do use chocolate and come so close to the texture of “traditional” brownies that I was tempted to ... Read More »

Baked Occasions

Baked Occasions

Most baking can be divided into two categories: everyday baking and occasion baking. Everyday baking includes the cookies and brownies that you might make on a lazy Sunday afternoon to snack on during the week. Occasion baking includes the layer cakes and other goodies that you might create for holidays and birthdays. I don’t think that you need to wait for an occasion to start ... Read More »

Rice Krispy Treat French Toast

Rice Krispy Treat French Toast

French toast is a wonderful breakfast item to put on your weekend breakfast menu. Not only is it delicious, but it is easy to make. This particular french toast recipe is not your usual french toast. Inspired by one of my favorite childhood snacks, this Rice Krispy Treat French Toast recipe is sure to be a hit with the whole family! To capture the flavor ... Read More »

Cook’s Illustrated Tests Food Processors

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My food processor gets a lot of use because it is one of the most versatile tools in my kitchen. Food processors can do everything from pureeing ingredients for soups to whipping up fluffy whipped cream to kneading pizza dough – and that is just the tip of the iceberg. They’re also fairly large, as countertop appliances go, so if you are going to make ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

You won’t find Coley Cooks‘ Passion Fruit Pop Tarts in the breakfast aisle at your local grocery store. These homemade pastries are filled with a rich, eggy filling that uses plenty of fresh passion fruit pulp for a bright, tropical flavor. You can find the passion fruit pulp at many specialty stores or latin/Mexican markets, so you can make these even if fresh passion fruit ... Read More »

Sour Cream Lime Bars

The Best Sour Cream Lime Bars

During citrus season, I will fill my kitchen up with a wide variety of orange, lemon and lime baked goods, from muffins to pies. It’s hard for me to pick a favorite citrus because I like them all, but lately I have been doing even more baking with limes than usual. Limes find their way into Key Lime Pies more often than they do into ... Read More »

Beekman 1802 Cranberry Orange Scone Mix, reviewed

Beekman 1802 Cranberry Orange Scone Mix, reviewed

Just before Christmas, I noticed that the¬†Beekman 1802 brand had made its way into my local Target store. The lifestyle & food brand was previously only available through specialty stores and online, so it was interesting to see ¬†that they were offing wide variety of packaged sauces, rubs and baking mixes! The last time that I tried a Beekman 1802 mix, I think that I ... Read More »

Williams-Sonoma Heart Madeleine Pan

Williams-Sonoma Heart Madeleine Pan

I have a couple of madeleine pans in my collection. While madeleines are often made in small batches at home, you really don’t need more than one or two pans at a time, however the relatively small size (and pretty look) of madeleine pans make them just about irresistible and I have found room for quite a few in my collection. Madeleines typically have a ... Read More »

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