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How to Make and Decorate with Whipped Cream

Whipped cream is a fresh alternative to heavier icings, especially when it’s warm outside. Its lightness lends a refreshing uplift to cakes and desserts. There is just one challenge: heat is not a friend of airy, light toppings. Whipped cream is used for more than topping slices of pie and ice cream sundaes. Often, layer cakes, … Continue reading How to Make and Decorate with Whipped Cream

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6 Sweet and Savory Barbecue Sauce Recipes

For us Southerners, most, if not all, outdoor celebrations center around a barbecue grill. Sometimes it’s hard to tell which comes first. Are we gathering together as an excuse to barbecue, or is the barbecue itself the reason to celebrate? And truthfully, does it even really matter? While some people prefer to eat their brisket … Continue reading 6 Sweet and Savory Barbecue Sauce Recipes

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102 Juicy Strawberry Recipes

It’s strawberry picking season right now – which means it’s also strawberry eating season. Fresh, plump and juicy strawberries have just the right amount of sweet for luscious desserts. We’ve got a field of strawberry recipes ripe for the picking on our website, but we harvested several of our favorites to highlight here. Before you … Continue reading 102 Juicy Strawberry Recipes

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How to Make a Fruit Pie (12 Tips)

Summer fruit pie season is upon us. There’s something so satisfying about rolling, folding, cutting and cooking inside a cool house with a glass of cold tea on a hot summer’s day. Summer fruits in the south are bright and sweet. Apples, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, pears and peaches all plump up just in time for … Continue reading How to Make a Fruit Pie (12 Tips)

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11 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

He asked. You said yes. Now the planning begins. When it comes to a wedding cake, it can be a towering masterpiece — or a towering disaster. Not all wedding cake bakers are created equal, so knowing what to ask can go a long way towards ensuring the cake that is delivered is exactly what … Continue reading 11 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker