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Gingerbread People

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I Also Love Cinnamon Rolls

By Jan Cinnamon rolls are a childhood favorite of mine. My mother would make them for us but use muffin-pan vs. a baking pan. I watched as she rolled out the dough, spread it with softened butter, then sprinkled on … Continue reading

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Perfect Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a top ten  favorite  American dessert,  always drawing oohs and aahs when served.  The origins of cheesecake, European or American?  That is up for debate. The main ingredient is cream cheese, and the big maker of the cheese … Continue reading

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Pastry Blender

What It Is: We call it by it’s traditional culinary name, a pastry blender. Cuisinart calls theirs a dough blender. Either way, this classic tool is designed to cut solid fat into dry ingredients when making biscuits, scones, pie crusts, … Continue reading

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PushPan

What It Is: We’ve all heard the quote, ” build a better mouse trap.” We found one, no, not  a mouse trap but a baking pan. The round pan made by Kuhn Rikon is called a Push Pan; it is … Continue reading

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Baked Corn Custard

When it’s fresh corn season, there is no better way to serve it than on the cob. But one needs a change and when you do, a corn custard is just about the closet thing to heaven there is. Corn … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pie Crust

Want to know a secret? Making pastry for a pie is, well–easy as…you guessed it! So many people say, “I love pie but I am afraid to make my own crust, it seems so hard.” Instead, they opt for a … Continue reading

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Oh, Baby! Berry Shortcakes

This homemade shortcake recipe is easier than most and just as tender. Instead of cutting in butter or shortening, you just stir in heavy cream. With petite desserts  all the rage, the cakes are baked in mini-muffin pans. Fresh lemon … Continue reading

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Paper Bakeware

What It Is: A variety of styles ,shapes, designs, and colors of oven-safe paper and plastic bakeware made by Welcome Home Brands, an extensive paper bakeware company.

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Trio of Cupcakes

Share the joy. Cupcakes are everywhere and do not seem to be fading in popularity. And for good reason. These single portion, self-contained mini cakes bring smiles to all who receive one while seeming a less-guilty indulgence, real or imagined. … Continue reading

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