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How to Mix Cake Batter Without a Mixer

If you’re new to baking, making a cake can be a bit intimidating. After all, just making one small mistake with the ingredients or prep can completely ruin all of the hard work you put in. If you’ve never baked a cake before, you’re probably under the assumption that you need one of those fancy (and expensive) stand mixers to …

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10 Best Bakeware Sets (by Material)

Choosing the right bakeware set is an important decision for anyone who regularly spends time in their kitchen. Whether you’re looking to buy a nice set of pans for yourself or an affordable set of dishes as a gift for a friend or family member, a lot of thought needs to go into the decision to make sure you make …

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What is a Detroit Style Pizza Pan?

There are certain places in the world that have put a unique spin on classic foods. When done right, these places become well known for these foods, and visitors to those places always make it a point to eat at a restaurant that offers them. In the USA, we have cities that are well known for their unique spin on …

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Hand Mixer vs. Stand Mixer: When to Use One Over the Other

When it comes to baking, having the right tools can make all the difference in the world. In our last post discussing our favorite manual hand mixer, we took a look at the benefits and drawbacks of manual hand mixers. In this post, we’re going to do our best to help you determine which type of electric mixer, a hand mixer …

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Macaroni and Cheese – All Grown Up

Sometimes all you need is a warm bowl of macaroni and cheese to make your day. Boxed mac n’ cheese is convenient, but it doesn’t compete with home baked macaroni. The great thing about making it yourself is that you can experiment with different ingredients to suit your personal taste. I have adjusted my family’s recipe over the past few …

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Frozen Cookie Butter Cookie Dough to Eat with a Spoon

This is a cookie dough recipe that you can eat without having to worry about raw eggs or flour. The cookie butter puts this recipe right in between chocolate chip cookie dough and peanut butter cookie dough. In case you missed the news about raw flour recently, it is possible to get e. coli from eating uncooked flour. To combat …

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White Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake

Who doesn’t love homemade cheesecake??? Well, it gets even more delicious during strawberry season! You’ll love this recipe so much, you may be disappointed next time you get a slice from a restaurant. If you’re like me and feel like using a store bought crust, then start off with melting about 1/2 cup of white chocolate and letting it cool …

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Four Ingredient Chocolate Covered Cherries

Some of the best recipes are the easiest ones. You can make your own chocolate covered cherries at home and enjoy them whenever you want. This recipe makes approximately 25 chocolate covered cherries (I made a double batch). It’s a super simple recipe with only 4 ingredients: Maraschino cherries Butter Powdered sugar Chocolate First you’ll want to dry the cherries. …