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1-2-3 Bake-to-Ship Gifts

1-2-3 Bake-to-Ship Gifts

When the lucky recipient of your baking means you’ll be SHIPPING, some baked goods are just MADE for this. Others, not so much. Not so great…buttery-rich shortbreads, cookies or crackers; cakes and Artisan lean (no fat, no sugar) breads.  These are likely to crumble, crush, stale or mold respectively. Ship-shape arrivals are more likely with […]

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Holiday Baking Food Safety Sylin’ with Hot Chocolate Cookies

Holiday Baking Food Safety Sylin’ with Hot Chocolate Cookies

Baking food safely for those who love to gift or host doesn’t have to be tough.  In fact, you can let Mary Poppins’ rule “a spoon full of sugar helps” to get those baking food safety steps down!  To start, view the Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) Story of Your Dinner webinar taught by […]

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Let the Test Kitchen Science Begin!

Let the Test Kitchen Science Begin!

Test out some egg substitution options provided by our new member, Chef Gemma Stafford, of Bigger Bolder Baking. State the PROBLEM: Your test kitchen is baking a cake for a friend’s event. Your friend is either allergic to eggs OR is serving a vegan and requires an egg-free cake. Plan the test kitchen control and variables. […]

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How to Make All Natural Homemade Food Coloring

How to Make All Natural Homemade Food Coloring

Now more than ever we want to know what goes into our food.  What better way to know than to make your food yourself. Food dye has gotten a bad rap, so if you don’t want to use it or want an all natural solution then this is for you. Fruits, vegetables and spices have a strong pigment […]

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Gardens and Baking Unite

Gardens and Baking Unite

The soil is turned and warming up for planting. Those soft spring rains may bring tulips and daffodils, but it shouldn’t surprise you our thoughts turn to what we can BAKE with all that’s sprouting— both in the garden and the store.  The top three coming to mind include Asparagus Wrap fresh grilled or roasted […]

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