Homemade fudge has been pleasing chocolate lovers for more than a century for good reason. It’s delicious, makes a great gift and is one of the easier sweet treats to make. While following a recipe for homemade fudge, you may run across the following cooking terms in the instructions. We published the definitions in our … Continue reading How to Make Fabulous Homemade Fudge
Every season has its spices. In many ancient traditions “Earth’s medicine” has 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 … Continue reading Baking with Winter Spices – Holiday Recipes
Fluffy and white, clean and bright — that’s how we like our meringues and divinities. These sugar and egg white treats are finicky, though. If you plan on making mountains of meringue, this blog is for you. Meringues and divinities are crispy cousins. Both sweet treats are made from whipped egg whites and sugar. Generally, … Continue reading Meringues and Divinities – Fluffy Holiday Favorites
Do you have a growing list of people to shop for this holiday season? There are a lot of people to show our love and appreciation to this time of the year including friends and family, teachers, neighbors, party hosts, and even the many hard working service industry professionals like those who deliver our mail … Continue reading Homemade Holiday Gifts and Packaging
A true chef needs few appliances and utensils. One of the “essentials” is a high-quality chef’s knife, but as everyone knows, no knife is complete without a board to cut upon. When choosing a cutting board, it’s essential to think about longevity, safety and ease. Think about the longevity not just of the board itself, … Continue reading Which Type of Cutting Board is Best?