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How to Make Biscuits Without an Oven (Two Simple Methods)

One thing that nobody really anticipates happening is having his or her oven stop working or be out of commission for a period of time. Whether your oven needs repairs or you simply just need to fix something inside of it, there will come a time when you cannot use your oven. What this means is that you will eventually …

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How to Bake Without Sugar (Using Fruit, Sweeteners, or Other Alternatives)

When you think of the most common ingredients that go into baked goods, you likely automatically think of sugar. Sugar is a very common ingredient in almost all baking recipes and it may even be hard to imagine baking without sugar. However, it definitely is possible to avoid using sugar, finding alternative ways to sweeten a recipe or to skip …

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Substituting Mayonnaise for Oil in Cake Mix (What to Expect)

Often people wonder if there is anything they can substitute for oil in their cake mix. You might be in the midst of mixing your ingredients and find that you have no oil. On the other hand, maybe you are looking for an alternative because you want something with more texture. In any case, one great option is mayonnaise. Mayo …

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Sour Cream in Cake Mix (4 Reasons You Should Try It)

Baking a basic cake uses general ingredients that most people have on hand in their cupboard and fridge. For example, a cake can be baked with flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. This is simple enough. However, people are always looking at and using variations to change to flavor, moisture, texture, and fluffiness of their cakes. There are many ingredients that …

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5 Tips to Try with Pizza Dough That Won’t Stretch

There’s nothing like a pizza made at home. You can put anything you like on it and enjoy it with family and friends at any time of the year. Pizza dough can be something of a challenge though. The elastic and stretchy pizza dough has to be made in just the right way so that it works as a pizza …

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6 Easy Methods to Defrost Frozen Pizza Dough

You can store pizza dough in the freezer, and it will last for one or two months. When you are ready to defrost it, it is important to try to avoid using a microwave or any method that might partially cook the dough. The best way to defrost pizza dough is to use a cold defrosting method. Once you defrost …

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How to Make Cookies Chewy (Hint: Ingredients Matter)

There are two types of people in this world: crunchy cookie people and chewy cookie people. To all those who love chewy cookies, this is the article for you! I have tons of tips and tricks to help make your cookies perfectly chewy, even keeping them chewy for days after they bake. Chewy cookie lovers rejoice! All cookies can be …