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5 Reasons Baking Therapy Works

When you're going through a difficult time, the simple act of baking can be therapeutic - and puts delicious treats on the table. John Whaite, a winner of the hit U.K. television series "The …

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How to Freeze Eggs

How to Freeze Eggs

You can freeze egg whites, egg yolks, or even whole eggs! Freezing helps save those stray egg whites or yolks left over from meringues, custards, curds, marshmallow frosting, or even making cupcakes. It's also …

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Miracle berries

The Complete Guide to Miracle Berries

Miracle berries (sometimes called miracle fruit) make sour foods taste sweet. Just one berry will give you the effect for 30 minutes to an hour and allow you to experience food in a completely new …

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Vanilla Bean Paste – Why You Should Use It

Vanilla bean paste will make all of your vanilla desserts even better! Learn what vanilla bean paste is, how it's different from vanilla extract, why you should buy vanilla bean paste, where you can buy …

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Cupcakes with Coffee beans as an example of a coffee desserts

Coffee Desserts – How to Make Coffee-Flavored Cakes, Cookies, Cupcakes, and More

Coffee desserts - desserts that taste like coffee - are for true coffee lovers! Learn how to make the best coffee-flavored cakes, coffee cookies, coffee cupcakes, and more! While crumb cakes designed to …

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Easy Macerated Strawberries – Sugared Strawberries Recipe

Macerating strawberries is a simple method of bringing out the natural juices in berries to make them sweeter and glossy. Macerated strawberries - also called sugared strawberries - can be eaten on their own, with …

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Super Bowl Desserts 2020 – Cupcakes, Cookies, and More

These Super Bowl desserts will make it worth going to the party even if you don't like the game. Choose from cupcakes, fried treats, cookies, and more! The best Super Bowl desserts are hand-held. …

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Cookie Tree

Cookie Tree Using Madeleines

Cookie trees work so well as dessert table centerpieces! While you can make them with any kind of cookies, I find that madeleines look particularly beautiful. Below, I share how I make my holiday tree! …

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Chocolate puff pastry

How to Make Chocolate Puff Pastry

Set aside a Saturday just for you - making chocolate puff pastry is going to take some time. I know you have a ton to do, but if there has ever been a reason to …

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Gifts for Bakers – 25+ Best Gift Ideas

Do you need gifts for bakers in your life? I've created the ultimate gift guide! Start here to find something great for the cupcake, cookie, cake, pie, or bread baker on your list! There are …

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How to Make Acorn Flour

Acorn flour is fun to make and totally edible! Native Americans have been grinding acorns into flour and using the flour to make hearty stews and breads for hundreds of years - and you can …

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Recipes Using Leftover Cake, Overbaked Cake, or Stale Cake

You have overbaked cake, a stale cake, or simply leftover cake that you don't want to eat. Now what? Don't throw it out! There are so many ways to use the cake up - from …

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Baking with Honey

Honey is a fantastic natural sweetener for baked goods. You can plan your baking around honey or use it as a substitute for granulated sugar. Here's everything you need to know to bake with honey! …

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A Dozen Baking Tools Every Baker Needs

What are the essential baking tools that every baker needs? By having these items, you'll be well on your way to making cakes, cupcakes, pies, cookies, and breads for any occasion. This list is …

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All About Carob

What is Carob? Carob might seem just like chocolate when processed into powder or chips and packaged just like our favorite cacao products, but carob and chocolate are completely different in terms of origin, taste, …

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