We Heart Shaped Brownies
Mother's Day is on Sunday. I remember when my kids were much younger they would always try to make me something special. It was so sweet. They would bake a cake, or make homemade waffles. They looked so proud when they brought me their creation on a tray. I wouldn't trade those memories for anything. Here's a simple suggestion to create for the mother's in your life.
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Pie Crust Secrets
My great-grandmother made the best pies. I still remember how light and flaky they were with perfectly woven tops. They really were beautiful. Her cherry pie was the best I have ever had.
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Pies for Picnics in Less Time
There's nothing like a picnic with a slice of pie for dessert. Cherry, apple, blueberry...there're all good. Save yourself time in the kitchen. Make your pie crusts now, so you have more time to enjoy those warm weather months.
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Tags: pie, pastry, freeze
Petit Four Fast Facts
These small desserts are making a real comeback this year as your go-to party sweet. Here are five fun facts about the bite-sized treats!
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What is a tartine?
You might be familiar with the famous bakery that bears the same name, but what exactly is a tartine? Don't worry, we've got you covered...
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Royal Icing Tips and Tricks
A few royal icing techniques can bring beauty to the simplest cookie shapes.
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Butter: Salted vs Unsalted
Does it really matter when you're baking? It's a definite maybe.
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Vanilla is anything but Vanilla
A term used on occasion to describe a lack of style, creativity, or taste. I think vanilla is similar to a fine wine.
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How To Proof Without A Proof Box
We all want bakery style bread, but few of us have bakery style equipment. That doesn't mean you should give up your homemade bread dreams, though. With a few easy tricks, you too can look like a bread pro.
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How Much Batter Do I Need?
Most boxed cake mixes have directions for baking in one 9" round pan. But what if you want to bake in a square pan? Or, what if your favorite chocolate cake recipe needs to be turned into a large cake for a wedding? There are simple steps to determining the batter capacity for baking pans.
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