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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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5 Sweet Potato Recipes – How to Bake and Puree Sweet Potatoes

Grandma’s famous sweet potato casserole, Aunt Mable’s sweet potato pie…how can you recreate these amazing sweet potato recipes for the holiday season? To do this, you need to know a little bit about how to pick and bake a sweet potato. This starchy, sweet-tasting root vegetable has become a fall favorite as a side dish and … Continue reading 5 Sweet Potato Recipes – How to Bake and Puree Sweet Potatoes

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Pear Desserts for The Fall Season

Delicious pear desserts make the perfect autumn treat. Varying in taste, different kinds of pears can be juicy and buttery sweet, citrus or melon-like, or spicy in flavor; making them a versatile ingredient for both sweet and savory dishes. Pear season kicks into gear in the late summer and continues throughout the fall and winter. … Continue reading Pear Desserts for The Fall Season

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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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Things To Make With Just A Little Bit Of Sugar

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