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Nordic Ware Gingerbread House Duet Pan

Nordic Ware Gingerbread House Duet Pan

Gingerbread houses are fantastic decorations to make during the holidays. Made with carefully shaped sheets of gingerbread, they’re usually assembled with the help of a lot of royal icing and plenty of gumdrops, sprinkles and peppermints. Gingerbread houses take a lot of effort to put together and they are used as centerpieces far more often than they are used as dessert. If you want a ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Twas Loaf Pan

Nordic Ware Twas the Night Loaf Pan

I’ve seen plenty of fun holiday baking pans over the years, but I have to admit that this ‘Twas the Night Before Loaf Pan from Nordic Ware has already made it close to the top of my list of favorites. The pan features an image of Santa in his sleigh, being pulled through a snowflake-filled backdrop by one of his reindeer. While many pans have ... Read More »

Chicago Metallic No-Drip Pie Shield

Chicago Metallic No-Drip Pie Shield

A great fruit pie will be loaded with juicy, flavorful fruit. All of those fruit juices should thicken up to form the perfect pie filling, but there are many times when at least a little bit of that juice ends up bubbling over the edge of your pie plate and dripping onto the bottom of your oven. A few drips here and there may not ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Pull-Apart Snowflake Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Pull-Apart Snowflake Cake Pan

Winter is a great season for baking. Not only are the warm spices and bright citrus flavors that are featured in many winter recipes delicious, but turning on the oven fills your house with wonderful smells and warmth even when it is snowing outside. You don’t need to wait for it to snow to put this Pull-Apart Snowflake Cake Pan from Nordic Ware to good use. The ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Coffee Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Coffee Cake Pan

Coffee cakes can be baked in a variety of pans, from sheet pans to loaf pans to tube pans, depending on the look that you want your finished cake to have. Nordic Ware’s Coffee Cake Pan is a newer option from the well-known bakeware brand and it is designed with coffee cakes in mind. The pan great size and shape for streusel-topped cakes, as well ... Read More »

Wilton Skeleton Cake Pan

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I have a couple of skeletons in my closet – literally – that I bring out for Halloween every year. Wilton’s Skeleton Cake Pan offers just one more way to bring a little spookiness into your Halloween party preparations. The pan is approximately 13-inches long and has a detailed skeleton imprinted onto the base. When a cake is baked in the pan, you can see ... Read More »

Wilton Spiderweb Cake Pan

Wilton Spiderweb Cake Pan

There are many images that we associate with Halloween: jack o’ lanterns, haunted houses, black cats and – of course – plenty of spiderwebs. The idea of a creepy crawly spider (especially the large, colorful Halloween variety) running around the house is a spooky one and Wilton Spiderweb Cake Pan plays on this particular Halloween fantasy very well. This is a two piece set that ... Read More »

Tovolo Spooky Monster Cookie Cutters

Tovolo Spooky Monster Cookie Cutters

Halloween is such a fun holiday for baking. Not only do you get to play around with all the delicious flavors of fall, but you get to play around with funky garnishes, outrageous colors and offbeat designs that you wouldn’t use the rest of the year. A great example of this is the set of online here) from Tovolo. The set includes one round cookie cutter ... Read More »

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