Sandwich-Cookie Cake Pan

Pimp That Snack is a website that exists to celebrate super-sized, homemade versions of popular snacks, as well as to challenge people to get in the kitchen and experiment to blow up whatever candies, cookies and cakes they can. I’ve mentioned the site before and tried two “pimps” mysef: Giant Hostess Cupcake Cake (with recipe) and Giant Animal Cookie (no recipe, just for fun). The ... Read More »

Cupcake Floss

When I was a kid, I hated to floss I think that most kids do. These days, I no longer have strong feelings about it, but I do it on a regular basis anyway. If only I had known (or maybe if my parents had know) that a product like Cupcake Dental Floss existed, I might have gotten off to a stronger start much earlier ... Read More »

Whole Grain Banana Cake

Whole Grain Banana Cake

What is the difference between banana bread and banana cake? The most obvious answer is frosting, but I would have to give a little nudge to shape, as well. A good banana bread should have a big banana flavor and should be moist, dense without being too heavy, and tender. A good banana cake should be the same way because those are all features that ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

One of White on Rice Couple‘s recent posts doesn’t need much more than an introduction to make your mouth water. Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies are made with cookie dough that is baked in a dish or ramekin. They should be served warm, with loads of ice cream on top, delivering a gooey, chocolatey, treat that is hot, cold and very decadent. As a big ... Read More »

How to clean a microplane

Cleaning a microplane

Microplanes are great tools to have around the kitchen because they really simplify a number of different tasks. They are ideal for zesting citrus fruits, make it easy to grate whole spices like nutmeg and cinnamon, and are great for doing a quick shred of hard cheeses, like parmesan. If you really want to get your money’s worth out, you can even use them to ... Read More »

Power Plant Herb Garden

Power Plant Herb Garden

It’s always nice to have fresh herbs available in the kitchen. The most practical and economical way to deal with them is to grow them yourself, as you almost always end up with more than you need with store-bought, and the leftovers tend to go bad rather quickly. Herbs are some of the easiest things to grow – aside from weeds – but there will ... Read More »

Magic Bars

Magic Bars

Magic bars have been around for quite some time, and even though their name alone isn’t that descriptive, if you’ve been to some kind of school bake sale in the past few decades, you’ve probably seen or eaten them. These chewy bar cookies have a layers of chocolate, nuts and coconut, soaked in sweetened condensed milk, and all stacked on a graham cracker crust. They’re ... Read More »

Whole Grain Breads by Machine or Hand

Everyone makes breads a different way, some out of necessity and some by preference. You can mix dough and shape it by hand before baking, or let a bread machine or stand mixer do the bulk of the kneading for you. And if you’re looking for convenience and homemade bread at the same time, a bread machine is often the gadget of choice. Whole Grain ... Read More »

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