Slapped onto a counter or slipped into a pan, dough is a diverse ingredient when baking. For millennia, people have been making simple mixtures of flour, water and fat to build a basic necessity for many of our lives. As cultures and people have developed, so have our dough-based recipes. But we have to stop … Continue reading Different Types of Dough
Make something slow and sweet for the end of the day. Crockpots are mostly used for dinners – but slow cooker sweets including desserts and drinks are easy to make and are deliciously decadent. And the best part? You’ll have your slow cooker sweets ready for the potluck, party or gathering with friends or family by … Continue reading Crockpot and Slow Cooker Sweets
With the rise of online video, it’s easier than ever to make your own movie night. Save yourself the Friday-night hassle (and the ever-rising cost) of the movie theater, and create a delicious, homemade treat for your family. Snuggle in with your favorite snacks and make your big screen into a big night. Ever since … Continue reading 15 Movie Theater Copycat Recipes for Movie Night at Home
Looking through the glass cases of a gourmet candy shop, it’s hard not to be impressed with the beauty as well as the taste of chocolate candies and sweet treats. Rows and rows of shiny chocolate in various shapes and sizes beg you to take a bite (and take even more pieces with you to … Continue reading Melting and Tempering Chocolate – What’s the Difference?
Have you ever been halfway through preparing a recipe when you discovered you were missing an ingredient? All you needed was just a dab of butter or a touch of lemon juice. As you rummaged through your pantry or refrigerator searching for the missing item, you wondered if there were any possible ingredient substitutions or … Continue reading 10 Ingredient Substitutions for Baking