The bottom of the sugar bag is a curious place. With just a few scoops left, there’s a dilemma of, “Do I buy more now? Or can I find a way to use this before I head to the store?” We opt for the latter, because there is so much you can do with just … Continue reading Things To Make With Just A Little Bit Of Sugar
Looking through the glass cases of a gourmet candy shop, it’s hard not to be impressed with the beauty as well as the taste of the high-end chocolate candies. Shiny, crisp chocolate encasing any number of surprises inside just beg you to take a bite. You don’t have to head to the gourmet chocolate candy store … Continue reading Melting and Tempering Chocolate – What’s the Difference?
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 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
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