Fun Flower Cookies

Cookies and Candy Make Adorable Treat These adorable flowers in flowerpots are made from purchased cookies and candies. Smart Cookie book is jam-packed with ...

Double Coconut Pudding with Coconut Brittle

Creamy Coconut Pudding with a Crunchy Candy-like Topping When I was testing the Watermelon “Cake” a mistake in the kitchen led to two ...

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Flour

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Featuring Almond and Coconut Flour We love trying out different chocolate chip cookies and this version by Erica Kerwien ...

Gluten Free Pancakes

Now You can Have Huge Fluffy Gluten Free Pancakes These cakey, tender pancakes were a result of an experiment with the new Bob’s ...

Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour Blueberry Muffins

Fabulous Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins This recipe is on the Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour package (we have not provided a ...

Pure Vanilla Extract versus Imitation Vanilla Extract

Is Pure Vanilla Extract The Best? We Found Out Years ago Cook’s Illustrated did a tasting of vanilla extracts and caused quite a ...

Fun Flower Cookies

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Double Coconut Pudding with Coconut Brittle

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Flour

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Gluten Free Pancakes

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Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour Blueberry

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Pure Vanilla Extract versus Imitation Vanilla Extract

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Mojito Granita with Blueberries and Rum Whipped Cream

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An Easy Frozen Dessert Granita That Doesn’t Require an Ice Cream Machine My favorite summer cocktail is the ultra-refreshing Cuban Mojito. It was the inspiration behind this minty-lime ice that’s layered with fresh blueberries and spiked with rum. The granita can be done days ahead and kept in the freezer, and the whipped cream can be made the night before,…..

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It’s Time for Lemonade! A Roundup of Lemonade Recipes

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Lemonade Recipes to Make Right Now It is my personal feeling that lemonade is one of the finest things in this earthly life. There are few things I love more than a cold glass of lemonade. Lemonade is really the only way I can be bribed into county fairs and street festivals. What’s better than some…..

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All About Gluten-Free Flour Blends

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Bakepedia’s Overview of Pre-Blended GF Flour Mixes There are now many gluten-free flour blends on the market, making it easier than ever for the home baker to bake gluten-free (GF) without having to buy several different kinds of flours and ingredients requiring you to play mad-scientist at home. You do lose the ability to customize…..

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Made with Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Gluten-Free Baking Blend

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Our Favorite New Flour Blend Makes Awesome Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies My newest favorite GF product is the Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Gluten-Free Baking Blend. These were the best gluten-free chocolate chip cookies yet to come out of our kitchen. As with all cookies, take care not to over bake. They should be quite…..

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All About Edible Flowers

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Be Safe and Learn What Flowers are Edible I have used edible flowers as decoration with my baked goods for years from multi-tiered wedding cakes, simple cupcakes to actual table and plate décor. Sometimes it is just hard to improve upon nature when it comes to color and elegance and shape. There are several things…..

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All About Superfine Sugar

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How to Make Superfine Sugar and When to Use It Superfine sugar also called bar sugar (since bartenders love its dissolvability in cold drinks) and caster sugar or castor sugar in the UK might not be a pantry staple for you – yet – but it does serve its purpose in the sweet kitchen. It…..

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Pink Swirled Lemonade Cake

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Pretty and Pink, Sweet & Tart Lemonade Cake Frozen lemonade concentrate is a great ingredient when you want a pronounced lemonade flavor and it is put to good use here in both the tender cake and sweet frosting. Lemonade cake is not new, and it is a great addition to your repertoire for special occasion…..

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Ginnybakes Products Review

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A Line of GF Cookies, Crumbles and Baking Mixes Product Description: Ginnybakes presents a line of GF packaged goods as well as mixes. They were founded in 2010, are gluten-free, USDA organic, non-GMO, kosher and also have one vegan product. Their motto is “indulge mindfully”. We asked them to send us some samples and we…..

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Top 10 Healthy Tropical Desserts

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Healthy Desserts to Make Now It’s the middle of summer and we want fresh, fruity and healthy! Our fellow bloggers have come up with a colorful, delicious array with beautiful, tasty, healthy options. Here are our Top 10 Healthy Tropical Desserts. I am particularly taken with the Papaya and Banana Frozen Yogurt shown above from Laylita.com……

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Adorable Acorns Decorated Cookies

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Use Purchased Cookies to Create Decorated Cookies That Are Edible Art The Smart Cookie book is all about using purchased cookies as a base, freeing you up to decorate and create. Who knew Nutter Butter cookies could be turned into acorns? These are easy enough to make with kids and are a great rainy day project. Check…..

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