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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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How To Make Green Tea Desserts and Drinks

Do you like the taste of light, refreshing green tea?  Do you want to incorporate the health benefits of green tea into sweet summer treats for your family?  Do you love delicious desserts and drinks?  If your answer is yes to any of these questions, read ahead to learn how you can make green tea … Continue reading How To Make Green Tea Desserts and Drinks

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How to Decorate Desserts with Flowers

Flowers abound in the South in spring and summertime, and they always seem to make everything more beautiful. So why not add them to your desserts? Don’t let this fabulous flora and fauna intimidate you – you can decorate desserts with flowers right at home. Cakes of all kinds can be decorated with edible flowers … Continue reading How to Decorate Desserts with Flowers

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Dessert Toppings: Frosting, Icing, Filling & Glaze

A delicious cake is made even sweeter when topped with a scrumptious frosting. But what about those other delicious dessert toppings? What exactly is the difference and when do you use frosting, icing, glaze and fillings? The answer below was first published in our vintage cookbook from 1959, Icings, Frostings and Cake Decorating Made Easy. … Continue reading Dessert Toppings: Frosting, Icing, Filling & Glaze

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Baking with Winter Spices – Holiday Recipes

Every season has its spices. In many ancient traditions spices have been used to counteract or enhance what’s happening in the environment. In the summer, we crave coolness and in the winter, heat. While we can do all we’d like to make that happen in the external world (with clothing and air conditioners/heaters) we can do … Continue reading Baking with Winter Spices – Holiday Recipes