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Ginger Bourbon Smash

Ginger Bourbon Smash

A smash is a style of cocktail where some of the ingredients – often fruit or herbs – are smashed in the bottom of the glass to release their flavors, just as the name suggests. A julep would actually fall under the umbrella of a smash, as the mint is muddled before other ingredients are added to the cocktail, but citrus fruit is also commonly ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

I have no qualms about eating a slice of pie for breakfast, but these Pumpkin Pie Stuffed Cinnamon Rolls from Kylee Cooks offer a more breakfast-appropriate way to get in an extra serving of pie. The cinnamon rolls are stuffed with a spiced pumpkin pie filling and are guaranteed to fill your kitchen with the smells of the fall baking season. Top the rolls off ... Read More »

Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

Self Rising Buttermilk Biscuits

When I was a kid, my family did not bake biscuits from scratch. We used refrigerated biscuit dough, which offers an easy and tasty option when you want biscuits in a hurry. My favorite biscuits were the ones that produced flaky layers. They were easy to pull apart so that I could spread them with butter or jam, but they were still light and fluffy. ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Halloween Tombstone Cakelet Pan

Nordic Ware Halloween Tombstone Cakelet Pan

Some might say it is a little early to be preparing for Halloween, but Halloween is such a fun time of year for baking and sweets that I don’t see the harm in jumping in a little bit early. My preparation always includes some time looking for Halloween-themed bakeware that will allow me to have a little extra fun when I’m making my favorite Halloween ... Read More »

Pumpkin Spice Oreos, reviewed

Pumpkin Spice Oreos, reviewed

When September rolls around – or even before the “official” start of fall – we start to see signs of the changing seasons. These signs include leaves changing color, crisper mornings and a variety of pumpkin spice goodies in stores and on store shelves. There are more pumpkin spice treats than you could shake a stick at to choose from, but one of my first ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Pizza Dough Soft Pretzels

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Pizza Dough Soft Pretzels

I don’t know about you, but I’m a huge fan of soft pretzels and I enjoy them whenever I can, whether I’m at the mall picking one up from a pretzel chain or at a gastropub eating a more artisanal version. I also enjoy making soft pretzels at home, where I often use a little shortcut to save myself some time and get those pretzels ... Read More »

Key Lime Vinegar Pie

Key Lime Vinegar Pie

Vinegar pie is a very old fashioned style of pie, one that dates back many, many decades. The idea behind the pie is that shelf-stable vinegar can add a bright tang to a custard pie that would ordinarily use citrus (like lemon) when citrus was out of season. Since we can easily get citrus all year round these days, it gives you an idea of ... Read More »

Amaretto Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Amaretto Buttermilk Bundt Cake

The next time you are in the mood to bake, but aren’t sure what you should make, look no further than this Amaretto Buttermilk Bundt Cake. This easy bundt cake is both very simple and absolutely delicious, making it a great choice for absolutely any occasion (even if that occasion is “hey, it’s Tuesday!”). The cake is made with a combination of regular all purpose ... Read More »

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