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Star Wars Cookbook and Lightsaber Pops

Star Wars Cookbook

I had to give a nod to this unique popsicle making set as soon as I saw it, for all my friends who are Star Wars fans. This Star Wars Cookbook is great for fans of the series who want something cool while they’re watching their favorite scenes in the summer. It is subtitled Ice Sabers: 30 Chilled Treats Using the Force of Your Freezer!. ... Read More »

Root Beer Float Popsicles

Root Beer Float Popsicles

A root beer float is an indulgent treat to have on a hot day. The classic root beer float is made by pouring ice cold root beer over a glass that is filled with vanilla ice cream. The vanilla of the ice cream mellows out the spiciness of the root beer and the whole drink takes on a delightfully creamy flavor. The only thing that ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Summer is in full swing and I saw lots of fresh fruit and ice cream in the blogging community this week. As usual, I narrowed it down to a few particularly tasty sounding recipes for this week’s Bites from other Blogs. When you think of shortcakes, you probably think about strawberry shortcakes, although other types of fruit can be used in them as well. A ... Read More »

How to pit cherries without a cherry pitter

Pitted Cherries

When you are working with fresh cherries, it is necessary to remove their pits before you can safely put them into a recipe. There are traditionalists who say that you get more flavor when you cook the cherries with the pits still inside (“traditional” cherry clafouti are notorious for this), but anyone who has unexpectedly chomped down on a cherry pit in a pie or ... Read More »

Lékué Round Silicone Springform Pan

Round Springform

Springform pans are cake pans with removable sides, designed to make it easy to remove your baked goods without having to flip the pan upside down and pop them out. They’re typically needed for cheesecakes and other relatively delicate baked goods that need gentle handling to stay in one piece. Like other bakeware, springform pans are typically made of metal with metal sides – but ... Read More »

Blackberry Blondies

Blackberry Blondies

Blondies are the blank canvases of the bar cookie world. They have a slightly dense, chewy texture, but they are relatively plain and get most of their flavor from the mix-ins that go into the basic batter, such as chocolate chips, nuts, and dried fruits. Fresh fruit isn’t typically an ingredient that you’ll find in a batch of blondies, but when my kitchen is bursting ... Read More »

6 Cool Treats to Beat a Heat Wave

Heat Wave

When it is hot outside, nothing tastes better than something cold to help cool you down. These sweet, refreshing treats are fun to make even when it is hot out and they are all best served cold! Popsicles of all kinds are kids’ favorites in hot weather. You can skip the ice cream truck by making Homemade Fudgsicles. These chocolaty pops are easy to make ... Read More »

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