Are you all mixed up and wondering: hand mixer versus stand mixer – does it really matter which one you use when baking? There are noticeable differences in the way these appliances function. Here we explain the differences, advantages and drawbacks to owning and using both. Hand Mixer – Small and light, a hand mixer … Continue reading Hand Mixer Vs. Stand Mixer – Which Is Better For Baking?
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
For health-conscious people with sensitivity to gluten or celiac disease, gluten free is not just a diet – it’s a way of life. Luckily you don’t have to sacrifice great taste for your good health. Cookies, cakes and even bread can all be made without gluten. Sure you can buy gluten free food at a … Continue reading Baking Tips for Gluten Free Goodies
The mere mention of cooking with cast iron sends us into visions of campouts and cowboys. But these heavy-duty pans don’t need to stay out on the open road. They deserve a very special place in your day-to-day cooking. All they need is a little tender love and care to cater to your rustic cooking … Continue reading Caring for and Cooking with Cast Iron
Canned food fills the aisles of our grocery stores with the familiar and the not-so-much. You can find purees, pickles, pastes and whole foods of all kinds. You can find pre-mixed potions to enliven into a mundane menu. But how can you incorporate canned food ingredients into your home cooking? Canning actually became popular from the … Continue reading Using Canned Food Ingredients In Homemade Baked Goods