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Mobile Foodie Survival Kit

Mobile Foodie Survival Kit

There are times when I have been cooking at the home of a friend or relative and realized that I was lacking some crucial spices for finishing my dish, either because their spice cabinets aren’t as well-stocked as mind or because some of their spices had been sitting on the shelf so long that they lost their flavor. Learning to cook on the fly with ... Read More »

Klipy Cake Divider

Klipy Cake Divider

Decorating layer cakes is a labor of love. It takes even experienced bakers a good amount of time to perfect those layers of cake and filling, smooth out frosting and fondant, and create eye-catching decorations on top. All that hard work can be destroyed in seconds when someone cuts into a cake using a dull knife or making jagged and uneven slices. Of course, you ... Read More »

Wilton Popsicle Cake Pan

Wilton Popsicle Cake Pan

Popsicles are a refreshing treat during the summer, no matter what flavor you make. Wilton’s Popsicle Cake Pan definitely captures the look of this summer favorite – but in a form that you can bake with. The cake pan has six large cavities that are each shaped like a popsicle with a big bite taken out of it, which gives the popsicles a lot of character ... Read More »

Fat Daddio’s Crème Snack Cake Pan

Fat Daddio Twinkie Pan

Twinkies are an American snack cake icon that have been a lunchbox favorite for decades. Their unusual shape makes the instantly recognizable, whether you happen to be a fan of the cream filled cakes or not. It was only a few months ago that Hostess, the company behind Twinkies and other snack cakes, announced that they would declare bankruptcy and discontinue the snack cakes. A ... Read More »

One Stop Chop Cutting Board

One Stop Chop

Mise en place is one of the most important things that you can do in the kitchen when you are going to do some cooking – or baking, for that matter. “Mise en place” is just another way of saying that you’re doing all of the prep work needed to make your dish. For instance, you would take out all your ingredients, clean them and ... Read More »

Silicone Brownie Bowls

Brownie Bowls

Sometimes all it takes to take a baked good from good to great is using a pan that has a little extra flair to it. For instance, baking a cake in a fancy bundt pan instead of making it into a sheet cake gives it a lot of personality. These Silicone Brownie Bowls from Chicago Metallic have the same kind of effect. The molds are ... Read More »

Emile Henri Mini Pizza Stones

Mini Pizza Stones

Pizza stones, or baking stones, are a great tool to have in the kitchen for baking breads and pizzas. They’re large, flat stones that you put into your oven before baking. The stones, which can be made out of a variety of materials, retain a lot of heat and help give your pizza that perfect crispy crust in any home oven. Pizza stones tend to ... Read More »

Frosty Friends Popsicle Molds

Frosty Friends

Popsicles are always an easy to make treat when the weather gets warm in the summer. With just a little bit of planning for freezing time, you can turn fresh juice into a refreshing dessert. There are all kinds of popsicle molds out there, too, from plain pops to bug-shaped pops! These Frosty Friends Popsicle Molds don’t have an unusual shape to them, but they ... Read More »

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