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Wilton Four Layer Rectangular Cake Pan Set

Wilton Four Layer Rectangular Cake Pan Set

When I turn loaf cakes into layer cakes, I usually use a long, serrated knife to make long, horizontal cuts and divide the cake into multiple layers. It takes a bit of patience, as you need to hold your knife very steady to ensure that the layers are even and the cake doesn’t crumble to tear while you work. An alternative to working with a ... Read More »

Easter Egg Stamp Cookie Cutters

Easter Egg Stamp Cookie Cutters

Ever since I was a kid, I have always enjoyed decorating eggs for Easter. Easter eggs can be dyed, covered and colored in a huge variety of ways and I look forward to making at least one weekend out of the activity every year. In addition to eggs, I often decorate cookies and cakes for Easter and this set of Easter Egg Stamp Cookie Cutters caught ... Read More »

I Eight Sum Pi Dish

I Eight Sum Pi Dish

One common complaint about baking is that you have to do a lot of measuring to ensure that your recipes turn out perfectly. I have never personally found this to be a problem, but then again I was a bit of a math geek back in school. The fact that I always had a soft spot for math class is probably why I also have ... Read More »

Love Cooking Company Dessert Diva Cake Carrier

Love Cooking Company Dessert Diva Cake Carrier

My cake carriers get a lot of use. I not only use them to transport cakes and other goodies that I’m taking out of the kitchen to share with others, but I also use them at home to store my goodies and keep them fresh. Most cake carries are designed with cakes in mind – giving you a large, flat surface that can accommodate a ... Read More »

Joseph Joseph Nest 100 Food Prep Set

Joseph Joseph Nest 100

Space is always at a premium in my kitchen, so I often find myself planning where I will store new gadgets and tools when I buy them. When kitchen products are designed with saving space in mind, it can be a huge plus, whether you are adding to an existing kitchen collection or furnishing a brand new home. The Joseph Joseph Nest 100 Food Prep ... Read More »

Chef’n MixQuick

MixQuick

Flavor trends in baking come and go over the years, but you might not expect that there are trends when it comes to baking tools, as well. Baking tools, from spatulas to stand mixers, often seem like staples in our kitchens. The Chef’n MixQuick is a great example of a type of tool that is starting to enjoy a bit of a renaissance at the moment. This ... Read More »

Bakeball Bat

Bakeball Bat

Baseball fans know that spring training gets started in February every year. While no games played until later in the spring, the players use those first few weeks to get back into shape after a seasonal break and the coaches have a chance to see how their players, new and old, are working together. The tools in your kitchen work together like players on a ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Cinnamon Bun Pan

Nordic Ware Cinnamon Bun Pan

A batch of warm, sticky cinnamon buns is a wonderful treat on a lazy weekend morning. They’re actually a wonderful treat any time, however you are much more likely to spend a few hours making a batch on a Sunday than on a busy weekday morning. Cinnamon buns are a relatively time consuming pastry to make, since the bread must be kneaded, proofed, filled and ... Read More »

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