How to Properly Eat a Cupcake & Making Boxed Cake Taste Like Made From Scratch

Today’s blog is somewhat of a repeat from a few posts ago, but in the theme of cupcake week, wanted to include the recipe for making boxed cake taste like homemade with the “how to eat a cupcake” tutorial–isn’t she a sweetheart? All home bakers want to learn how to make boxed cake taste like…

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Crema Greek Yogurt Pane: Big Flavor with No Biga!

According to Wiki, Biga is a type of pre-fermentation used in Italian baking. Many popular Italian types of bread, including ciabatta, are made using a biga. Using a biga adds complexity to the bread’s flavor and is often used in breads that need a light, open texture with holes. Apart from adding to flavor and…

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Got Milk? Then You Got Ricotta in Less Than an Hour!

What happens when you find the perfect ricotta recipe and there’s none to be found? Solution! Make your own! Yes, you can do it! I’ve done it several times and actually prefer the creamy texture and smooth, soft, rich taste to any store bought. I’d like to share a simple recipe courtesy of one of…

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Fluffy Made From Scratch Pancakes & a little history

It’s National Pancake Week (I think) and we kicked off the week with an Americanized version of savory French crepes. Today I’m bringing you the history behind pancakes and the best, fluffy, made from scratch recipe…ever! It’s said the origin of pancakes can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks who made a form of…

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Celebrate National Almond Day with an Almond Joy Chocolate Pie!

The famous chocolate bar in a pie! Sweet, chocolaty, decadent goodness! This is reminiscent of pecan pie, but fashioned after the well-known Hershey treat. Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter, melted 3 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup brown sugar; packed 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup corn syrup * 3 tablespoons bourbon liquor or orange juice 1…

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Mexican Refried Beans & Yellow Rice: The Real Deal

Well, we’ve spent the week gathering some scrumptious Mexican main dishes, but where are the recipes for the “not to be denied sides?” Today we dedicate the day to just that, or those 🙂 We’ve all opened up a can of refried beans to find a pasty, cylinder shaped, tasteless, bland blob of? Squeezed and…

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The BEST, EASY Fluffy Made From Scratch Pancakes

It’s National Pancake Week and we kicked off the week with a favorite of Abraham Lincoln’s, the Johnnycake. Now I’m bringing you the history behind pancakes and the best, fluffy,made from scratch recipe…ever! It’s said that the origin of pancakes can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks who made a form of pancake known…

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