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Nordic Ware Beehive Cakelet Pan

Nordic Ware Beehive Cakelet Pan

I love mini cakes of all shapes and sizes and own a wide variety of specialty pans that allow me to make them, even if I usually stick to the most widely available mini cake pans (muffin pans, for instance) for most of the recipes I share here. Most cake and muffin recipes can be easily adapted to mini cake pans by tweaking the baking ... Read More »

Strawberry Swirled Lime Muffins

Strawberry Swirled Lime Muffins

I often serve muffins with a bit of butter, cream cheese or jam on the side, depending on what type of muffin I’m serving. While I love a good muffin by itself, muffins simply pair well with a wide variety of spreads and I like to take advantage of that. These Strawberry Swirled Lime Muffins, however, don’t need any accompaniments because they have a swirl ... Read More »

Gluten-Free Classic Snacks

Gluten-Free Classic Snacks

Going gluten free means that you need to change your eating habits a bit. This is especially true when it comes to packaged snacks, as many of the childhood favorites that you grew up with weren’t available in gluten free renditions at the time. Skipping these snacks entirely – especially since many are considered to be “junk foods” – may not sound like a bad ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: All-Purpose Vanilla Cupcakes

Baking Bites for Craftsy: All-Purpose Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes are one of my favorite go-to recipes. They’re easy to make and they appeal to just about everyone. They can be topped off with any flavor of frosting – which means that it isn’t difficult to get chocolate-lovers to go for them – and they can even be eaten completely plain by those who don’t have much of a sweet tooth. There are ... Read More »

Bacon & Spinach Stovetop Breakfast Casserole

Bacon & Spinach Stovetop Breakfast Casserole

When I think of a casserole, I picture a large dish that consists of layers of different ingredients that is baked in the oven. For breakfast, this usually means a dish that uses plenty of eggs and cheese, ideal for serving to a crowd and not tying you to the stove to make dozens of fried eggs for brunch. But baking dishes come in all ... Read More »

Cook’s Illustrated Tests Belgian-Style Waffle Irons

Cook's Illustrated Tests Belgian-Style Waffle Irons

Crispy Belgian waffles with deep, syrup-catching pockets and fluffy interiors are a breakfast treat that many of us don’t get to eat nearly as often as we would like to. Belgian waffles¬†require a special type of waffle iron that will produce the correct waffle shape, as well as a great waffle batter recipe that will give the waffles just the right consistency. Fortunately, there are ... Read More »

Cinnamon Bun Oreos, reviewed

Cinnamon Bun Oreos, reviewed

I like cinnamon buns and cinnamon-bun related goodies, such as donuts topped with cinnamon sugar and yeasted coffee cakes with a cinnamon streusel topping. Who doesn’t? Naturally, I had to pick up a container of the new¬†Cinnamon Bun Oreos after I heard that they were being released as a new cookie flavor this month. The sandwiches are made with cinnamon cookies and are filled with ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Dirty Whisk‘s Salted Caramel Chocolate Walnut Tart is indulgent – and it is worth every bite. The tart starts with a buttery homemade crust that is packed with ground, toasted walnuts. After baking, the crust is filled with a rich layer of caramel and more toasted walnuts. The buttery nuts not only pair well with the caramel, but they add a delicious textural contrast to ... Read More »

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