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December 12, 2019

Happy holiday foodies,

Baking season is in full bloom! What is the signature holiday flavor? Eggnog! What is it? Simply, it is sweetened milk and cream with nutmeg and cinnamon. Yes, you can make homemade eggnog with heavy cream, milk, egg yolks, sugar and spices. Don't...

December 6, 2019

Hello foodies and bakers,

The holidays has started! What is the most popular and in-demand holiday activity! Decorating sugar cookies, of course. What is the best frosting for sugar cookies? Royal icing.

What is royal icing? Simply, it is powdered sugar with a...

November 22, 2019

Hello foodies and bakers,

With Thanksgiving around the corner, cans of excess pumpkin will be laying around in your kitchen before and after Turkey Day. Sure, you will be whipping up a homemade pie, possibly making your first batch of pumpkin scones, or even making a sa...

November 19, 2019

Hello foodies,

November is here which means pumpkin everything, crunchy red and gold leaves on the ground, and THANKSGIVING! If you always celebrate yearly or are new to the game, these 5 helpful tips will make your meal go smoothly and pretty sweet.

1) Make it a po...

November 14, 2019

Hello foodies,

Another pumpkin scone recipe? Yes it is! Fall gets everyone in the baking mood and it is a perfect time to modify your favorite recipes. Pumpkin is a classic flavor and it gets enhanced with buttermilk and a tasty maple icing.

The scone itself is not so sw...

October 14, 2019

Hello bakers,

Fall is here! Pumpkin everything is here! Chilly weather is here! The start of baking season has officially began. There are hundreds of pumpkin recipes out there, from cheesecake to soup to doughnuts to ice cream. What makes this pumpkin recipe so special...

October 10, 2019

Hello bakers and foodies,

Often, I get asked how to bake...better! How does one ensure their chiffon cakes do not lose any volume? Make sure their chocolate chip cookies turn out to be super soft? Their frosting has the perfect amount of sweetness? The buttercream flowe...

September 25, 2019

Hello foodies and bakers,

What is shortbread? Simply, a sugar cookie without a chemical leavener (baking powder/soda). It is made of the simplest ingredients found in your pantry. Not only can you make cut out shortbread cookies, you can roll the dough like a log, chill...

September 22, 2019

Hello foodies and bakers,

The last post stated 5 baking tools you don't really need in the kitchen. Now, this post is dedicated to 5 tools you definitely need in the kitchen if you are whipping up an apple coffee cake, pumpkin scones, or baking your favorite extra choco...

September 3, 2019

Greetings bakers and foodies,

The right tools for the right project are essential for true pastry and baking success.  You need that mixer! You need that whisk! You need those cookie trays! You need that cake pan!  Without the proper tools, baking would be, well, diffic...

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