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Alcohol Substitute Suggestions for Boozy Dessert Recipes

Wine, bourbon, rum, beer…sometimes your dessert recipes call for an added spirit to kick things up a notch. But what if you don’t have any alcohol on hand or prefer not to use alcohol in a dessert recipe? If you need an alcohol substitute, we have some tips for you so your desserts are still … Continue reading Alcohol Substitute Suggestions for Boozy Dessert Recipes

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Baking Tips for Gluten Free Goodies

For health-conscious people with sensitivity to gluten or celiac disease, gluten free is not just a diet – it’s a way of life. Luckily you don’t have to sacrifice great taste for your good health. Cookies, cakes and even bread can all be made without gluten. Sure you can buy gluten free food at a … Continue reading Baking Tips for Gluten Free Goodies

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5 Tips To Decorate Halloween Desserts with Candy

On the spookiest night of the year, everyone loves a good piece of candy. But candy also makes a fun decoration for Halloween desserts like cookies, cupcakes and cakes. Kids love to see a classic dessert morph into a scary ghost or monster with a couple of candy eyeballs or a piece of chocolate candy. … Continue reading 5 Tips To Decorate Halloween Desserts with Candy

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The Difference Between Baking Powder and Baking Soda

Baking powder and baking soda. Sometimes a dessert recipe calls for one, sometimes it requires the other. But really – what’s the difference between baking powder and baking soda and when do you use each? We asked world-renowned Imperial Sugar chef, Chef Eddy Van Damme, the “Prince of Pastry” to weigh in on the soda vs. … Continue reading The Difference Between Baking Powder and Baking Soda

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Caring for and Cooking with Cast Iron

The mere mention of cooking with cast iron sends us into visions of campouts and cowboys. But these heavy-duty pans don’t need to stay out on the open road. They deserve a very special place in your day-to-day cooking. All they need is a little tender love and care to cater to your rustic cooking … Continue reading Caring for and Cooking with Cast Iron