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Stained Glass Bundt Pan

Stained Glass Bundt

If you have ever taken a trip to Europe, or even watched a European travel show on TV, you’re sure to have noticed that there are many cathedrals packed with fantastic architectural details and elaborate stained glass windows. This Stained Glass Bundt Pan was inspired by some of those details, and it almost looks like a cathedral dome (although one of the largest stained glass ... Read More »

Twinkie Cupcakes

Twinkie Cupcake, cream filling

Twinkies are a pop culture icon, as well as a snack cake. They’re something that everyone can recognize, even if your mom never packed one of the cream filled sponge cakes in your lunchbox when you were a kid. I remember having them as an occasional treat at lunch (usually when I managed to trade snacks with a friend whose mom packed unhealthier treats in ... Read More »

Absolutely Avocados

Absolutely Avocados

Creamy avocados are one of my favorite fruits and I eat them just about every day. The funny thing about avocados is that many people only enjoy them in one or two ways, even though they are an incredibly versatile fruit that is good for more than just guacamole. Absolutely AvocadosĀ is a cookbook dedicate to the avocado and everything that you can make with it, ... Read More »

Summer Peach Shrub

Peach Shrub

A shrub is a fruit and vinegar syrup that was originally made as a way to preserve fruit for the winter. Usually, sugar is added to the mixture to make sure the balance of the flavor stays on the sweet side. Shrubs have been enjoying a comeback with the rise of the craft cocktail scene, as people look back to “classic” recipes from decades ago ... Read More »

Homemade Cherry Cobbler Ice Cream

Cherry Cobbler Ice Cream

Several weeks ago, I took a trip out to Michigan to visit a cherry farm, eat some cherries and create a my own ice cream flavor. It’s hard to say what the best part of the trip was, but as much as I love cherries, I would have to lean towards creating my own ice cream flavor – Apricot & Dulce De Leche Swirl, which ... Read More »

Chicago Metallic Pastry Tri-Cutter

Chicago Metallic Tri Cutter

A chefs knife is a handy tool for cutting pastry, pasta and other things in the kitchen, giving you neat, straight lines every time. But there are times when something other than a perfectly straight line might give your ravioli a prettier finished look or might add some character to your cut out gingerbread cookies, and those are times when having a cutter with a ... Read More »

How to use Greek Yogurt in Baking

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Over one third of the yogurts sold in most grocery stores are Greek or Greek-style yogurt, taking over shelf space where “traditional” yogurts once sat. Greek yogurts are thick and tangy, with a distinct natural yogurt taste that isn’t covered up by too much sugar or additional flavorings. Greek-style, for reference, typically means a thick or strained yogurt that isn’t made with milk that has ... Read More »

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