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How to Make Your Own Peeps

Homemade Peeps

Marshmallow Peeps are an Easter staple – or, at least, they were for me. As much as I like chocolate, I was always excited to get a package of Peeps in my Easter basket. They were cute, colorful and light enough to be the perfect contrast to a heavy chocolate egg. I still buy lots of Peeps around Easter and I’ll always have a soft ... Read More »

How to Make Royal Icing

Royal Icing

Royal icing is a hard white icing made from egg whites and confectioners’ sugar. It is described as a “hard” icing because it dries hard, unlike buttercream frostings which remain soft even after they have sat out for a long period of time. It is typically made from meringue powder, rather than fresh egg whites, because the eggs are uncooked in this type of frosting ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Easter Bunny Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Easter Bunny Cake Pan

It has been many years since I believed there might be even a hint of truth to the story of the Easter bunny hopping into my yard and hiding eggs for me to find on Easter. The Easter bunny remains a holiday staple, however, in bakeware like this Easter Bunny Cake Pan from Nordic Ware. The pan allows you to easily create a three dimensional, ... Read More »

Blackberry Marshmallows

Blackberry Marshmallows

I love a good marshmallow – especially when you’re talking about soft, fluffy homemade marshmallows. I’ll eat them straight out of the pan after they’ve set up, and I find that I make hot chocolate a lot more often when I have a fresh batch on hand. I typically flavor my homemade marshmallows with vanilla beans or vanilla extract, but vanilla marshmallows can be a ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Waffles are a great way to kick start the weekend, especially if you take a cue from Sift and Whisk and make a batch of Bananas Foster Waffles. These tender belgian-style waffles are delicious on their own, but what makes them stand out is their rich bananas foster topping. It is made with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and rum – and includes a splash of ... Read More »

Chicago Metallic Perforated Marshmallow Cutting Wheel, reviewed

Marshmallow Cutter

One of the hardest parts of making homemade marshmallows is cutting them up after they’re set. Marshmallows themselves are soft – but they’re so soft, that it can be difficult to get a clean, even cut. Sticky marshmallows end up clinging to knives and other cutting implements, leaving you with jagged or otherwise less-than-perfect cuts. Homemade marshmallow will taste delicious regardless of what it looks ... Read More »

3D Peeps Pan

3D Peeps Pan

Peeps are one of the most fun candies you can eat around Easter. The fluffy marshmallows manage to have a good mix of sweet and cute that makes the a favorite for people of all ages. There are a few Peep pans out there, but none will make a Peep as impressive as this 3D Peeps Pan. The pan bakes a giant Peep that is ... Read More »

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