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Whole Wheat French Toast

Whole Wheat French Toast

French toast recipes usually call for rich, eggy breads like challah and brioche. These breads make for a rich breakfast dish that is a bit of a blank slate for the flavors of your syrup or toppings. I’ll often make it a point to pick up a loaf when I’m planning to make french toast for weekend brunch, but challah and brioche aren’t usually the ... Read More »

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

One of the reasons that baked donuts have become so popular is that they are much easier to make than deep fried donuts are. They require less cleanup and are a bit healthier, making them a better everyday breakfast choice for most of us. These Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts are one of my favorite everyday donut indulgences. They’re baked, not fried, and their miniature size ... Read More »

Chefn’ Sweet Spot Ice Cream Slab

Chefn' Ice Cream Slab

Homemade ice cream is a wonderful treat, however you really need to have an ice cream maker in your kitchen arsenal in order to get the best results when you make it. There are some outstanding no-churn ice cream recipes out there, but as good as those recipes are, your ice cream options are much more limited when you don’t have an ice cream maker. ... Read More »

Easy Coconut Custard Pie

Impossible Coconut Custard Pie

Coconut custard pie was always a favorite in my family, but it was also a pie that we rarely ate because it was deemed difficult to make. It was many years before I ever made a coconut custard pie from scratch and when I did, I found that it was much less difficult than I had been led to believe. It was more likely that ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

What do you make when you can’t decide between chocolate cookies and vanilla cookies? How about a batch of Half and Half Chocolate Chip Cookies from Sugar & Spice. These cookies have a kind of ying-yang effect, where two opposite colors of cookie dough meet without bleeding into one another. One side is a bittersweet chocolate cookie that will easily satisfy your inner chocoholic, while ... Read More »

Wilton Bake Even Cake Strips, reviewed

Wilton Cake Strips, Reviewed

Cake strips are a tool that many bakers use to ensure that their cakes turn out perfectly every time. They are strips of fabric or silicone that wrap around the exterior of a cake pan and are supposed to help cakes bake more evenly. One popular brand of cake strips are the Bake Even Cake Strips from Wilton, which come in adjustable sizes and can ... Read More »

Tiki Iced Tea

Tiki Iced Tea

Iced tea is a wonderful summertime drink because it is always very refreshing when it is hot out. Much of the time, however, iced tea doesn’t get the recognition that it deserves because it is considered by many to be plain and a bit boring. Iced tea doesn’t have to be boring. It can easily be dressed up with all kinds of different flavors to ... Read More »

Chocolate Swirl Muffins

Chocolate Swirl Muffins

Chocolate isn’t usually a breakfast food, but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in a little something special from time to time with your morning coffee. These Chocolate Swirl Muffins offer just the right hint of indulgence to start your day off on a good note. The muffins feature a two-tone batter that has distinct vanilla and chocolate flavors. They’re also studded with dark chocolate ... Read More »

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