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Wilton Two-Tone Cupcake Inserts

Wilton Two Tone Cupcake

When you think of a two-tone cupcake, you probably picture a marble cupcake where two different colors or flavors of batter are swirled together. Wilton’s new Two-Tone Cupcake Inserts allow you to make a cupcake where just the center is a completely different flavor from the outside. The advantage to a two-tone cupcake like this one is that each flavor of cake will be stronger, ... Read More »

Progressive International Collapsible Cake Carrier, reviewed

Progressive Int'l Collapsible Cake Carrier

Cake carriers are a must-have tool for bakers who want to be able to easily transport their goodies from one place to another. You can fill them up with anything, from brownies to cupcakes, but the real advantage they offer is in their height, since it allows you to transport a fully-frosted layer cake safely in a way that no other container can match. Cake ... Read More »

Pluck, the Egg Separator

pluckyolk

There are many ways to separate egg yolks and egg whites. You can shift the yolk back and forth between two halves of an egg shell, letting the white fall into a bowl. You can crack the egg into your hand and let the white fall between your fingers into a bowl. Or you can crack all your eggs into a bowl and try to ... Read More »

Mustache Baking Mold

Mustache Baking Mold

I’m not sure exactly what moment mustaches became a trend, but I’ve seen mustache wine markers, hats and even lamps at this point, so it seems clear that mustaches are here to stay a while. The one mustache-related thing that I haven’t seen yet is a Mustache Baking Mold. This silicone mold allows you to make a 16-inch long mustache to add a little style ... Read More »

Belkin Tablet Cabinet Mount, reviewed

Belkin Tablet Cabinet Mount

It is handy to have your tablet – whether it is an iPad, a Kindle Fire or something else – readily available in the kitchen. You can easily search through your favorite food blogs and browse recipes while you’re cooking. It can be difficult to find a good place to put it, however. You could prop it up against a wall or some cookbooks, or ... Read More »

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 »

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