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Gingerbread Recipes: Houses, Cookies, Cakes & Fudge

Ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, molasses, sugar….what’s not to love about the ingredients in gingerbread recipes? Just thinking about gingerbread makes people feel all warm and cozy inside. It’s no wonder why gingerbread’s spicy, fragrant aroma makes people gather around the oven. There are so many different kinds of gingerbread goodies you can make this holiday … Continue reading Gingerbread Recipes: Houses, Cookies, Cakes & Fudge

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The Difference Between Whipping Cream and Heavy Cream

Before you reach for that carton of cream to make your Christmas goodies, be sure you know the difference between whipping cream and heavy cream—and when to use each in your dessert recipes. According to our very own “Prince of Pastry” Chef Eddy Van Damme, heavy cream has 36 to 40 percent milk fat and … Continue reading The Difference Between Whipping Cream and Heavy Cream

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How To Make Fourth of July Fireworks Cookies

We are so excited to welcome back our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from Bake at 350! Bridget has been a guest on Sweetalk before, sharing her cookie decorating expertise on the popular Conversation Heart Cookies and Ribbon Easter Egg Cookies. This time she’s here to show us how to decorate fireworks cookies just in time for the … Continue reading How To Make Fourth of July Fireworks Cookies

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11 Delicious Brown Sugar Hacks

Brown Sugar. It’s such a versatile sweetener and when used in even the simplest ways, it brings out the flavor in everyday foods. We’ve gathered some brown sugar hacks from our 1957 Alice in Brown Sugarland and 1959 Icings, Frostings and Cake Decorating Made Easy vintage cookbooks to make your snack and meal time quick, easy … Continue reading 11 Delicious Brown Sugar Hacks

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How To Make 5 Homemade Scratch Pantry Items

The pantry is a place of many secrets. In old days, it was a dark and scary cellar that held jars of who-knows-what. Nowadays, we have the luxury of filling our pantry with store-bought items that our friends in factories and on farms have prepared for us. While it’s nice to have pre-prepared pantry items … Continue reading How To Make 5 Homemade Scratch Pantry Items