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Wilton Mini Pumpkin Cupcake Pan, reviewed

Wilton Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin baked goods are a sign of the fall, as are pumpkin-shaped baked goods. You can test your sculpting skills with a sharp knife, or you can head to your favorite kitchen store and pick up a pan that allows you to make pumpkin-shaped cakes easily. The Wilton Mini Pumpkin Cupcake Pan caught my eye when I was out shopping for Halloween accessories the other ... Read More »

Betty Crocker Maple Bacon and Candy Corn Frostings, reviewed

Betty Crocker Maple Bacon Frosting

There are all kinds of seasonal candies on the market, but candies aren’t the only products that get a seasonal twist. Almost everything in the baking aisle – from sprinkles to cake mixes – changes to suit the seasons and give you some alternatives to plain vanilla and rainbow sprinkles for every time of year. That said, I was surprised when I saw two new ... Read More »

Magimix by Robot-Coupe Food Processor, reviewed

Magimix by Robot-Coupe Food Processor

A food processor is a great tool to have in the kitchen that sometimes gets overshadowed by stand mixers, which have become iincreasingly visible over the past several years. Food processors might not be quite as glamorous at first glance – though I would argue that this one in particular looks pretty good – but they can handle a tremendous number of functions if you ... Read More »

Cook’s Illustrated Rates Mixing Bowls

Cook's Illustrated Rates Mixing Bowls

Mixing bowls just might be the most important tool in the kitchen, especially if you’re a baker. All the spatulas, whisks and spoons in the world are awfully difficult to use if you don’t have a good bowl for mixing your ingredients! Mixing bowls are important, but most of us don’t pay all that much attention to the function of a mixing bowl in the ... Read More »

Magimix Vision Toaster, reviewed

Magimix Vision Toaster, reviewed

I love a good piece of toast in the morning. It’s simple, but versatile, so you can enjoy a slice of cinnamon sugar-topped toast or a savory Avocado Toast. I could eat toast just about every day, so my toasters get a lot of use. I say “toasters” because I have had many toasters in my life, and most of them have been pretty lousy. ... Read More »

Jif Whips S’mores, reviewed

Jif Whips S'mores, reviewed

I am a huge s’mores fan. Not only do I enjoy classic campfire s’mores, but I enjoy s’mores themed treats – from pancakes to bread pudding¬†and can’t resist tasting s’mores themed goodies.¬†Jif Whips S’mores caught my eye a couple of weeks ago when I was shopping. It’s a limited edition s’mores flavored whipped peanut butter, which means that it has the flavor of both s’mores ... Read More »

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 »

Wilton Ice Cream Cookie Bowl Pan, reviewed

Ice Cream Cookie Bowls

If you prefer your ice cream served in a cone or waffle cone instead of a regular cup, the Wilton Ice Cream Cookie Bowl Pan might be the perfect addition to your bakeware collection. The unusual pan allows you to bake bowl-shaped cookies that act as an edible dish for serving ice cream. The pan has a half dozen fluted cavities, but it is used ... Read More »

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