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How “Smart” is Your Kitchen?

Kitchen Shot

When I was starting to cook back in high school, I had a handful of cookbooks and a few recipe cards from my mom and my grandparents where they had jotted down some family favorites. The cookbooks were reliable, but the family recipes often left out crucial things, such as the cooking time or temperature. They were still great resources, but they left a lot ... Read More »

3D Dinosaur Cookie Cutters

3D Dinosaur Cookie Cutters

Dinosaurs are something that fascinated me as a kid, their look and size made museum trips amazing and I had dozens of books and videos that almost brought them to life. Now, you can bring them to life in your own kitchen with a set of 3D Dinosaur Cookie Cutters. The cookie cutters are designed so that your dinosaurs, once cut and baked, can be ... Read More »

OXO Good Grips 22-lb Food Scale

OXO Good Grips 22-lb Food Scale

Kitchen scales are very handy to have around the kitchen, and you can use them for everything from measuring out small amounts of coffee for a french press to weighing out large quantities of flour when you’re planning to do some bread baking. As long as yours is accurate – and you can always double check the accuracy by measuring something with a known weight ... Read More »

Williams-Sonoma Smart Tools iPad Screen Shields

Williams Sonoma Screen Shield

It is very handy to have tablets like iPads around in the kitchen. You can easily watch demo videos and access recipes from your favorite websites without having to print them out. The only problem with using an iPad in the kitchen is that it is quite an expensive cookbook and there is always a risk of spilling something on it or coating it with flour ... Read More »

Heart Shaped Springform Pans for Valentine’s Day

Heart Springform Pans

A springform pan is a type of cake pan that has removable sides, held together by an adjustable latch or buckle. They’re great for cheesecakes and other delicate baked goods since you don’t need to flip the pan upside down to get things out. Most springform pans are round, but every once in a while you’ll see a shaped one and, around Valentine’s Day, these ... Read More »

Wilton Valentine’s Day Cookie Pan Press

Wilton Valentine's Day Cookie Pan

Conversation Hearts are an iconic Valentine’s Day sweet, but you can turn any baked good into a Valentine’s Day treat by giving it a heart shape, whether you’re baking cookies or cakes.  Wilton’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Pan Press is a pan that allows you to bake twelve unique heart shaped cookie designs at a time, giving you easy and adorable treats to share with your loved ones. ... Read More »

Wilton Love Cake Pan

Wilton Love Cake Pan

Nothing says “I Love You” like homemade baked goods – unless the pan literally prints the words right onto your cake. This Love Cake Pan from Wilton does just that. The pan is shaped in the form of the word “love” and features little hearts for the center of the “o” and the “e.” It does look like something that you might have doodled in ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Rose Bundt Pan

Rose Bundt

There is nothing like getting a bouquet of roses to say “I Love You” – but a rose-shaped cake comes pretty close, and might even be better than flowers if the cake happens to be your favorite flavor! This is clearly what they were thinking at Nordic Ware when they designed their Rose Bundt Pan. The beautiful cast aluminum pan looks like a giant rose in bloom, with ... Read More »

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