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Calico Corn Cookies

How to Make Calico Corn Cookies

Calico corn is the best corn, don’t you agree? It’s pretty and multi-colored – and doesn’t get...

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How to Make Halloween splatter Paint Cookies

How to Make Halloween Splatter Paint Cookies

Ready to have some fun in the kitchen? Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from...

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Different Types of Chocolate

What Every Chocolate Lover Needs to Know

Not all chocolate is created equal. Chef Eddy Van Damme, world-renowned chef, instructor, TV...

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S'mores recipes

Beyond the Campfire –S’Mores Recipes to Enjoy All Year!

When you hear the word campfire do you immediately think of S’mores? We do!  The basic s’more...

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Mother's Day Sunshine Decorated Cookies

Mother's Day - "You Are My Sunshine" Decorated Sugar Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from ...

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Best Cookies for a Cookie Swap

Best Cookies for a Cookie Swap

Bake. Pack. Share!

We have tons of delicious cookie recipes that travel well and are...

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S'mores recipes

Beyond the Campfire –S’Mores Recipes to Enjoy All Year!

When you hear the word campfire do you immediately think of S’mores? We do!  The basic s’more...

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Mother's Day Sunshine Decorated Cookies

Mother's Day - "You Are My Sunshine" Decorated Sugar Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from ...

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How to Create the Perfect Christmas Cookie Tin

How to Create the Perfect Christmas Cookie Tin

Holiday gift-giving can be deliciously fun when you make your own cookies. Spending a day in the...

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10 Creative DIY Christmas Gift Food Packaging Ideas

10 Creative DIY Christmas Gift Food Packaging Ideas

The season of giving is upon us. If you’re trying to pick out the perfect gift for a friend or...

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Decorated Halloween Cookies

How to Make Fang Decorated Halloween Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards conjured up a decorated cookie...

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How to Make Holly Berry Decorated Cookies

How to Make Holly Berry Decorated Cookies

Want to bake something special while making memories in the kitchen this season?  Our friend and...

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How to Host a Cookie Swap For Kids

How to Host a Cookie Swap For Kids

'Tis the season for kids to bake cookies! Kids love to help in the kitchen, and here are some...

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Best Cookies for a Cookie Swap

Best Cookies for a Cookie Swap

Bake. Pack. Share!

We have tons of delicious cookie recipes that travel well and are...

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How to Host a Cookie Swap

How to Host a Cookie Swap

Ready, get set ... swap! We've put together our best tips and recipes to help you host a one-of-...

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Calico Corn Cookies

How to Make Calico Corn Cookies

Calico corn is the best corn, don’t you agree? It’s pretty and multi-colored – and doesn’t get...

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How to Make Halloween splatter Paint Cookies

How to Make Halloween Splatter Paint Cookies

Ready to have some fun in the kitchen? Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from...

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Father’s Day Meals

Father’s Day Meals – Main Dishes, Sides, Desserts & Drinks

Treat dad to a delicious manly meal this Father’s Day. We’ve made it simple by compiling five...

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Gingerbread Recipes

Gingerbread Recipes: Houses, Cookies, Cakes & Fudge

Ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, molasses, sugar….what’s not to love about the ingredients in...

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Decorate Halloween Desserts

5 Tips To Decorate Halloween Desserts with Candy

On the spookiest night of the year, everyone loves a good piece of candy. But candy also makes a...

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Copycat Candy Recipes

How to Make Copycat Candy Recipes for Halloween

If there ever was a time to learn how to make homemade candy, it’s now. Ghosts and goblins will...

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The Perfect Teacher Gift

Homemade Sugar Scrubs…The Perfect Teacher Gift

With the fall and winter holidays around the corner, you’ll soon be looking for a way to say...

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star-spangled fourth of July cake and craft

Star-Spangled Fourth of July Cake and Craft

Are you having a Fourth of July celebration this year? Make it a star-spangled event with a kid-...

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The Perfect Teacher Gift

Homemade Sugar Scrubs…The Perfect Teacher Gift

With the fall and winter holidays around the corner, you’ll soon be looking for a way to say...

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Things To Make With Just A Little Bit Of Sugar

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...

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Best Lemon Dessert Recipes

Best Lemon Dessert Recipes

When life gives you lemons, bake luscious lemon dessert recipes! The citrusy sweet, tangy taste...

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10 Creative DIY Christmas Gift Food Packaging Ideas

10 Creative DIY Christmas Gift Food Packaging Ideas

The season of giving is upon us. If you’re trying to pick out the perfect gift for a friend or...

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Father’s Day Meals

Father’s Day Meals – Main Dishes, Sides, Desserts & Drinks

Treat dad to a delicious manly meal this Father’s Day. We’ve made it simple by compiling five...

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5 Common Baking Mistakes

5 Common Baking Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

When it comes to cooking, you can easily take a little creative license. Add a pinch here and a...

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12 Heart Shaped Valentine Sweets

12 Heart Shaped Valentine Sweets

Amor. Amour. Liebe. Upendo. Are you looking for a way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day?...

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Quick Tip: How To Keep Cheesecake From Cracking

Quick Tip: How To Keep Cheesecake From Cracking

How do you bake a decadent, creamy cheesecake without any cracking?  Learn how to avoid this...

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Tip From Chef Eddy

Quick Tip From Chef Eddy: Salted vs. Unsalted Butter

You’ve seen both types of butter in the refrigerated section of your favorite grocery store....

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Best Cookies for a Cookie Swap

Best Cookies for a Cookie Swap

Bake. Pack. Share!

We have tons of delicious cookie recipes that travel well and are...

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Calico Corn Cookies

How to Make Calico Corn Cookies

Calico corn is the best corn, don’t you agree? It’s pretty and multi-colored – and doesn’t get...

Read more
How to Make Halloween splatter Paint Cookies

How to Make Halloween Splatter Paint Cookies

Ready to have some fun in the kitchen? Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from...

Read more
Different Types of Chocolate

What Every Chocolate Lover Needs to Know

Not all chocolate is created equal. Chef Eddy Van Damme, world-renowned chef, instructor, TV...

Read more
S'mores recipes

Beyond the Campfire –S’Mores Recipes to Enjoy All Year!

When you hear the word campfire do you immediately think of S’mores? We do!  The basic s’more...

Read more
Mother's Day Sunshine Decorated Cookies

Mother's Day - "You Are My Sunshine" Decorated Sugar Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from ...

Read more
10 Creative DIY Christmas Gift Food Packaging Ideas

10 Creative DIY Christmas Gift Food Packaging Ideas

The season of giving is upon us. If you’re trying to pick out the perfect gift for a friend or...

Read more
star-spangled fourth of July cake and craft

Star-Spangled Fourth of July Cake and Craft

Are you having a Fourth of July celebration this year? Make it a star-spangled event with a kid-...

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Homemade Holiday Gifts and Packaging

Homemade Holiday Gifts and Packaging

Do you have a growing list of people to shop for this holiday season? There are a lot of people...

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Domestic Mixology: 4 Craft Cocktails To Brew at Home Imperial

Domestic Mixology: 4 Craft Cocktails To Brew at Home

Craft distilleries are the latest zeitgeist to sweep the nation. There are over 800 active micro...

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differences between vanilla extract & imitation vanilla

Differences Between Vanilla Extract & Imitation Vanilla

You often see vanilla extract as an ingredient in dessert recipes. What is vanilla extract – and...

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Mardi Gras Recipe Round Up Blog Imperial

Mardi Gras Recipes - Round Up

Mardi Gras festivities are upon us. It’s the time of year when putting your hair up and downing...

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Baking with Apples - Easy as Pie

Baking with Apples - Easy as Pie

Whenever the first fall chill hits the air, we start hankering for sweet treats made with apples...

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Delicious Crockpot Recipes Blog-Imperial

Simmering Up Delicious Crockpot Recipes

The Crock-Pot® (or slow cooker) often gets a bad rap. Many people associate Crock-Pots with...

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Shortening or Butter? Which Fat Is Better For Baking?

Shortening or Butter? Which Fat Is Better For Baking?

When you flip through our vintage cookbooks you'll notice the majority of...

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