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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 »

Tovolo Slide Pops, reviewed

Tovolo Slide Pops, reviewed

Push up pops go by many different brand names, but the popsicles are all very similar. They’re packed in a (usually) cardboard tube with a plastic base that has a stick attached to the bottom it. The stick serves both as the popsicle’s handle and as a tool to push that plastic base up, forcing the popsicle up to the top of the cardboard tube, ... Read More »

Laser Cut Rolling Pins Make Baking More Fun

Custom Laser Cut Rolling Pin from Valek, Robot Pattern

A rolling pin is a standard tool in the baker’s kitchen. They’re usually smooth cylinders of wood with only slight variations in shape. They’re used to flatten dough quickly and easily, and they’re definitely known for their functionality before their style. Valek Rolling Pins makes some fantastic laser-engraved rolling pins in a variety of designs that are sure to add some flair to your baking. ... Read More »

Bear Hands Oven Mitts

Bear Hands Oven Mitts

Everyone knows that you should never grab a hot pan with your bare hands unless you want to risk some pretty severe burns. That said, if your bare hands happen to be covered with a pair of these Bear Hands Oven Mitts, you’ll probably be just fine no matter what type of pan you need to handle. Made by Fred, these ultra-cute oven mitts are ... Read More »

Chefn’ Sweet Spot Ice Cream Slab

Chefn' Ice Cream Slab

Homemade ice cream is a wonderful treat, however you really need to have an ice cream maker in your kitchen arsenal in order to get the best results when you make it. There are some outstanding no-churn ice cream recipes out there, but as good as those recipes are, your ice cream options are much more limited when you don’t have an ice cream maker. ... Read More »

Drop Scale Aims to Make Baking Easier

Drop Baking Scale

Bakers will tell you that everyone should have a kitchen scale at home. It may seem easier to scoop up a cup of this and a tablespoon of that, but measuring your ingredients will give you more accurate and more consistent results in the long run. Many people avoid scales because they just seem like extra work, though scale-lovers swear that they streamline the baking ... Read More »

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