Sharp Microwave Review: Model R551ZS
Product Description: The Sharp Microwave Model R551ZS: “Roomy, family-sized 1.8 cu. ft. microwave has a bigger capacity to cook and reheat larger portions of food. Can be built-in and also fits nicely on a countertop. 1100 watts of power give you rapid reheating…..
Exclusive Interview with Dana Schultz
The MinimalistBaker.com blog is one that I frequent often, to look at the amazing pictures, read Dana Schultz’s musings and to visit and re-visit their Photography School. I was very excited to see that she had written a book, Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking. There…..
Cocomels Coconut Milk Caramels
This post is going to be a hybrid of product review and Mother’s Day gift recommendation. I tasted these caramels in 2014 when they were named as a Finalist of the prestigious SOFI awards and I fell in love – and the product line has…..
Batterlicious: Edible Cookie Dough Review
Product Description: Certain things remain constant, like the love of cookie dough – as in raw cookie dough. We see “cookie dough” used as a flavor in ice cream, candies and other sweets and then there is the cookie dough itself. But as you…..
Maple Syrup Season 2016
The Bakepedia Test Kitchen is in New England and this time of year brings us thoughts of everything maple syrup related. Even though we had an unusually warm winter, maple syrup season 2016 is on tap (get the joke?) to be one of the best…..
Laurie & Sons
Last summer I was wandering around the Fancy Food Show in NYC at the Jacob Javits Center, which, let me tell you, is not for the faint of heart. There are hundreds and hundreds of food purveyors and each one can have a single to dozens…..
Emile Henry Contest Celebrates National Pie Day
Get your rolling pin and camera ready! Now through January 28th, 2016 Emile Henry, the makers of that gorgeous pie dish in the image and a favorite of bakers all over the world, is holding a contest for the prettiest pie! The…..
Martha Stewart Living is 25
I remember the first issue of Martha Stewart Living, being a fan from way before. It was a cake, a wedding cake to be exact, from Martha’s book Entertainingthat got me hooked. How fitting that she herself is festooned with icing for the cover…..
Nordic Ware Natural Prism Half Sheet Pan Review
Product Description: A new style of baking sheet pan from Nordic Ware, which comes in one smaller as well as one larger size as well. “Natural Aluminum; Interior Dimensions: 16.50″L x 11.375″W x 1.00″H; Exterior Dimensions: 17.88″L x 12.88″W…..
Easiest Fudge in the World
This fudge is so easy, so foolproof, that even if you have never made candy before, I guarantee great results! How can you pass that up? Chocolate and vegan “butter” combine with a product new to us: Nature’s Charm Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milkto…..
Tovolo Skull Ice Molds
Product Description: Just in time for Halloween, these Tovolo Skull Ice Molds are fun and easy to use, will certainly inspire conversation and maybe best of all, they are large, so they won’t water down your drinks. Company descriptions: “Creates 3 detailed skull shapes……
Mill Fudge Factory Review
Product Description: “Our fudge is made with all natural, fresh ingredients like Callebaut Belgian dark chocolate, Cabot butter, pure honey, and cane sugar – you won’t find any corn syrup, preservatives, artificial flavors or colors in there! We follow our family’s traditional Scottish recipe that…..
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Salted Caramel is the New Pumpkin Spice
Sure, we still like spiced pumpkin things around here – pies, tarts, hot beverages, ice creams, brownies etc. – but according to MyFitnessPal, the flavor of Salted Caramel is taking Fall 2015 by storm! We aren’t saying that Pumpkin Spice or PSL…..
Rose Levy Beranbaum’s Three-Piece Pie Baking Kit
Product Description: Our good friend Rose Levy Beranbaum has come out with some pie baking tools to help you make pie baking as easy and enjoyable as it can be. Her three-piece kit consists of Rose’s Magic Rolling Pin, Rose’s Magic…..
Bake Sale Goodies
School has started and you will be getting an alert about upcoming bake sales, if you haven’t already. Church groups, non-profits and other organizations love a good bake sale and they depend on the quality of the items offered. What makes a good bake sale goody? We…..
No-Bake Desserts and Icebox Cakes
Before our thoughts completely turn to apples, pears and pumpkins up here in the Northeast, we want to squeeze every last drop of summer out while we can. Fact is that we have been having some of the hottest days of the summer…..
Labor Day Potluck Desserts
Is summer over? NO! We have a few more weeks, folks. That said, school is starting, if it hasn’t already and the Labor Day weekend is coming fast. Around my neck of the woods we like to get together for casual parties where everyone brings…..