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Cake Boss Mini Cakes Cake Carrier, reviewed

Cake Boss Mini Cakes Cake Carrier

Most of my cake carriers were chosen for function over form. It’s not that I don’t want a cake carrier that looks good – or that I think there is anything visually wrong with the cake carriers in my collection – but a semi-transparent plastic carrier isn’t the most elegant way to present the baked goods that you worked so hard to make, even if ... Read More »

Cherrymat Cherry Pitter

Cherrymat Cherry Pitter

Fresh cherries are absolutely delicious, but their pits are not. It can be very time consuming and messy to pit a pile of cherries. It can be done by hand and without special tools when you only need a small quantity of cherries to do, but when you’re planning to bake a couple of pies, cobblers or even cakes, it is well-worth having a cherry ... Read More »

Samurai Ice Pop Molds

Samurai Ice Pop

During the summer, it seems like there are lots of movies on that you don’t get to see during the rest of the year. There are shark movie marathons, endless repeats of all the Rocky movies and a plethora of old samurai movies that make you want to grab a sword and start swinging. These movies may not always be cinematic masterpieces, but they are ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Ice Cream Sandwich Pan

Nordic Ware Ice Cream Sandwich Pan

Ice cream sandwiches are a great way to enjoy your favorite flavor of ice cream during the summer, especially if you’re using homemade cookies and can really customize your sandwich flavor combinations. The problem with ice cream sandwiches is that it can be difficult to get the cookies sizes just right. When the two sides of the sandwich don’t match up, you won’t get the ... Read More »

White Mountain Ice Cream Maker

White Mountain Ice Cream Maker

Most home ice cream makers turn out about a quart of ice cream at a time. This is a good amount for solo snacking or for dishing up a few servings for a small group, but it isn’t enough for a crowd. There are some ice cream makers with internal compressors that are able to make batch after batch of ice cream when more is ... Read More »

Bananice Pop Molds

Bananice Ice Pop Molds

One of the things that makes popsicles so much fun is that they can come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes. Homemade pops give you even more options than storebought popsicles, since you’re not limited to wooden pop sticks as handles and can use molds that are a little bit more elaborate and a lot more fun. One example of a pop mold ... Read More »

Puzzle Pizza Stone

Puzzle Pizza Stone

A pizza stone is a fantastic tool to have in your baking arsenal because it allows you to make perfect pizzas easily at home. Pizza stones work by transferring heat directly to the bottom of your bread or other baked good, resulting in pizzas with crisp, golden bottom crusts and evenly baked loaves of bread. Pizza stones are workhorses in the kitchen and they’re not ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Star Bundt Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Star Bundt Pan

Popsicles and ice cream are always welcome treats during hot weather, but they’re best for the times you’re eating at home. When you’re eating outdoors at a picnic or during a barbecue, you need a dessert that is a little bit sturdier, like a batch of brownies or a bundt cake. Nordic Ware’s Star Bundt Cake Pan is one way to ensure that your signature ... Read More »

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