Just a quick tip to help you on your holiday baking adventure… Most cookie and cake recipes require butter to be at room temperature. 1. You can leave your butter out overnight to get it to room temp. (Sidebar- Your butter is not going to go bad. I never refrigerate my butter that we use… Continue reading Baking Tip: Butter
I’m always so amped up for the holidays and try to do so much that by the time the actual holiday arrives, I’m wiped. Not this year! Here are some tips on how to get a head start on all that holiday baking. Big hint- it all involves your freezer. Cookies Go through all the… Continue reading How To Prep For Holiday Baking
Ok, I will assume you have buttered and floured your pan according to your recipe directions. If you can’t get it out of the pan at all, the cooling process won’t matter much. For most recipes when something is baked in a pan, you cool it in the pan, on a rack, for 10 minutes.… Continue reading How to Cool a Cake on a Rack
When butter is over 50% off around the holidays you should stock up. It freezes beautifully.
Thanksgiving is fast approaching and it might just be my favorite holiday. No distraction or hype with presents or egg hunts or costumes… just the beauty of sharing a meal with your loved ones. It is all about food and family. As the little tag line under my blog title suggests, these are my two… Continue reading Keep Your Mashed Potatoes Warm