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Flourless Chocolate Almond Cookies

Flourless Chocolate Almond Cookies

A batch of fudgy brownies is something that everyone can enjoy, and these Flourless Chocolate Almond Cookies pack the same kind of rich chocolate flavor as brownies, but in a totally different package. They have a crisp, meringue-like exterior and a moist, chewy interior that really holds a lot of chocolate flavor. They also happen to be completely gluten free. Best of all, they’re easy ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

At Cookie Madness, Anna is telling me that it should be the year of the kolache. This Czech baked good is a soft pastry with a dollop of fruit or other filling inside. They’re fun to make and very versatile, since you can fill them with almost anything you can think of. Her Cream Cheese Filled Kolaches are a good place to start if you ... Read More »

3D Food Printers may be the Future of Food

3D Sugar Cubes

3D printers are a relatively new type of printer technology that allow users to print a solid, 3D version of anything that they can model on a computer. Like traditional printers which layer ink on a piece of paper, 3D printers layer materials like plastic and metal on top of each other to create the finished product. There are applications for these 3D printers in ... Read More »

Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan

Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan

A box of chocolates is always a sweet treat for a Valentine, but I’m personally partial to the idea of a little heart-shaped cake to let your loved ones know that you’re thinking of them. The Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan allows you to bake six individual heart-shaped cakes that you can give as gifts or share with those you care about. The hearts are not ... Read More »

Lime Bars

Lime Bars with Confectioners' Sugar

I bake lemon bars all the time, both because I love them and because my friends and family love them. Lemons are probably the first fruit that you think of when you think of this type of shortbread + custard bar, but they’re not the only citrus fruit that can be used to make this type of dessert. Limes, for instance, are a great option ... Read More »

When Bakers Cook

When Bakers Cook

There is a bit of a misconception that bakers bake and cooks cook, and that there is not much crossover between the two. This idea is fueled by the fact that every chef/cook on food television shows confesses to hating baking and admits to having no idea how to bake even the simplest dish. It’s possible that these chefs actually may not know how to ... Read More »

Bananas n’ Cream Stuffed French Toast

Bananas n' Cream Stuffed French Toast

Bananas are a great breakfast food, whether you’re blending them into a smoothie, adding slices to a bowl of cereal or just enjoying one alongside a plate of eggs and toast. Their natural sweetness is a great match with all kinds of breakfast foods and they’re healthy, too. That said, I don’t always eat bananas just because they’re healthy and, while they are adding a ... Read More »

Browned Butter Friands

Browned Butter Friands

You may have heard of financiers, small French almond cakes. You may also have heard of friands, small Australian/New Zealand almond cakes. The two cakes are just about the same, and there are only two differences between them: the countries that those names are used in and the shapes of the cakes. Tradition dictates that friands are usually baked in oval baking tins and financiers ... Read More »

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