Nutty Good: Candied Walnuts by Old School Favorites
I get samples of products in the mail sometimes. Some I test out and forget. Others, I feel that I need to tell you about because they make me so incredibly happy. Here's how it went down. This company called Old School Favorites tells me they'd like to send me some of their products: either their
How to Make a Classic Sandwich Bread Loaf
This is the bread that kicked off my recent bread-making obsession. It's so simple you might start making fresh bread weekly, like I have been!! Once you master this one, you'll also want to try my honey-wheat variation . Full recipe and photo tutorial here.
Latest Drawing / Art Posts on Craftsy
Woo! I've done a bunch of awesome art/painting/design tutorials on Craftsy recently. Care to develop your illustrative prowess? Well, you'll find plenty of info and awesomeness in these posts: Transfer paper how-to First, how to use transfer paper. You know how awesome parchment paper is in baking?
Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!
Image: Bitrebels I'm amused and horrified by this Sta-Puft figure. ( BitRebels ) Not sweet per se, but still a baked treat. The history of the Cornish pasty! ( History.com ) How to make fake cupcakes. A valuable life skill! ( CakeSpy for Craftsy ) Oatmeal banana bread pancakes. YES! ( Whipped ) ...
Sweet Tip: You can Bake Extra Pie Filling in Ramekins
Let me say first of all that this is a public service announcement, because as a bona fide crust lover, I would never-ever suggest that you avoid crust (or carbs in general). But, I understand that there might be times to go crust-less. For instance: You need to abide by a gluten-free diet. You ...
Butter Me Up: Three Ingredient Buttermilk Biscuits
Three. That is the sum total of ingredients required to make delicious buttermilk biscuits from scratch. Want to learn more? Lucky you. The entire recipe (as well as an explanation of how it all works) can be found on Craftsy .
Pillsbury Bake-Off Countdown: Chewy Gingersnaps with White Chocolate Drizzle
Who says that ginger cookies have to be snappy? These ones are soft, and in the best way possible. It makes them all the better to cuddle up with on a cold night with a cup of cocoa! This yummy recipe is courtesy of Michele Kusma of Columbus, Ohio. Good luck at the Bake-Off! Chewy Gingersnaps with
Making Fake Cupcakes: A Tutorial
Making fake cupcakes: you might be surprised at how useful these sweet (but not to eat) treats can be. Should you need to invest your time in this valuable life skill, this helpful tutorial is waiting for you.
Sugar Cookie Dough Cups from Dessert Mash-Ups
I felt a shiver of excitement upon receiving a review copy of the new book Dessert Mashups by Dorothy Kern of Crazy For Crust (a site well worth checking out if you ask me). Before I even opened the book, I already loved the concept. Upon opening it, I just got more excited: s'mores cakes, ...
Better than Canadian Bacon: Breakfast Nanaimo Bars Recipe
Let's play a game. I'm going to list a few ingredients, and you guess what meal I'm making. Here goes: Oatmeal Granola Maple syrup Butter Coconut Do you think I'm talking about breakfast? Good, because that means I have sufficiently breakfast-ified these Nanaimo bars, and therefore, they are ...