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Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Summer is just about here and that means that it’s time to roll out the fruit desserts. And I love fruit desserts. But chocolate never goes out of season in my kitchen and, I was in the mood for a little chocolate when I picked out this week’s recipe roundup! Seasons and Suppers baked up a delightful looking Vanilla Brownie Pound Cake Loaf. The loaf ... Read More »

Vanilla Bean Mini Churros

Vanilla Bean Mini Churros

Vanilla beans are a wonderful ingredient to use when baking and I love using them in everything from cakes to chocolates. After working with vanilla beans, I always toss the leftover beans in a container of sugar. This is how I make vanilla bean sugar (you can make it with un-used beans, as well), which I use for topping muffins, oatmeal and just about anything ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Charlotte Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Charlotte Cake Pan

Charlottes are beautiful cakes that are not your traditional layer cake. The cakes are made by lining a mold with sponge cake or ladyfingers, then filling the mold with mousse, custard or cream. The whole cake is then chilled until it is set, when it can be popped out of its mold and sliced, like a more traditional cake can be. Charlottes can be a ... Read More »

Waffles & Syrup Oreos, reviewed

Waffles & Syrup Oreos, reviewed

I’ve tried a lot of the special edition Oreos and, while there are some hits and some misses, it’s always fun to see how the flavors come together. One of the new flavors that intrigued me was the Waffles & Syrup Oreos. Maple-flavored syrup seemed like an easy flavor to get into a cookie, but waffles? Much to my surprise, the cookies tasted a lot ... Read More »

Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Olive oil can be a wonderful ingredient to bake with and I’ve used it in great success with a wide variety of cakes. You might not expect to see it turn up in a batch of chocolate chip cookies, however. These Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies use only olive oil – not butter or other vegetable oils – to create a subtly sophisticated twist on ... Read More »

Waffle Cone Cheesecake Cups

Waffle Cone Cheesecake Cups

When it comes to ice cream, I want mine in a cone whenever possible. I’ve made my own ice cream cones at home, but even those aren’t quite the same as a freshly made waffle cone from an ice cream shop. Despite my love of waffle cones, I had no idea that you could purchase waffle cone bowls at the grocery store until just recently. ... Read More »

What is Dry Milk Powder?

What is Dry Milk Powder?

Milk is a liquid that is typically stored in your refrigerator and used for a wide variety of cooking and baking purposes, as well as as a beverage in its own right. There are several different types of milk out there with varied fat contents (skim, 2%, whole), varied water contents (evaporated milk) and added sugar (sweetened condensed milk), but one that you might be ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

With brunch season in full swing, I’m always on the lookout for tasty additions to a weekend entertaining menu. Coffee cakes, muffins and quick breads are some of my favorites, because they’re easy to make and share. Get out your loaf pans because this week’s BfoB is dedicated to quick breads and loaf cakes that you’ll want to add to your rotation this season. The ... Read More »

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