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Jelly, Jam, Marmalade…What’s the difference?

Your toast is hot and ready – but what do you reach for? Jelly, jam, marmalade? We know they all contain fruit and are delicious bread toppers, but what is the real difference? Our own Chef Eddy Van Damme admits it can be a little confusing.  Here’s how he breaks jelly, jam, marmalade down: Jam – … Continue reading Jelly, Jam, Marmalade…What’s the difference?

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How To Teach Kids About Kitchen Measurements

Want a fun way to teach your child about units of measure? Invite them to join you in the kitchen and have them help you bake some cookies. While preparing delicious sweet treats you can enjoy together later, you can also introduce them to math subjects such as fractions and measurement. Trust us; they will … Continue reading How To Teach Kids About Kitchen Measurements

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How To Enhance The Sweet Taste of Vegetables

Spring has sprung and the earth is dancing with fruits and veggies galore. Here in Texas, we’re looking forward to the juicy summer squashes, plump tomatoes and crunchy carrots the ground offers up. This time of year, grocery stores reduce prices of their produce abundance, which means more opportunities for you to enhance the sweet … Continue reading How To Enhance The Sweet Taste of Vegetables

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3 Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Like we learned on Schoolhouse Rock, “Three is a magic number.” And nowhere is that more true than in our 3 Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe.  Three different levels of tangy chocolate mean your taste buds will get the best of the entire baking world in a singular bite of goodness, just in time for National … Continue reading 3 Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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Shortening or Butter? Which Fat Is Better For Baking?

When you flip through our vintage cookbooks you’ll notice the majority of recipes call for shortening, while most of today’s recipes use butter. Shortening or butter – which is better for baking and why have we used different fats in recipes over the years? The main reason was simply cost. In the early 1900’s, butter … Continue reading Shortening or Butter? Which Fat Is Better For Baking?