Author: Don Herman

Moist Chocolate Cupcakes 0

Rich Moist Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

There are a million chocolate cupcake recipes out there.  The problem is, Which one produces a truly rich, moist chocolate cupcake?  I can tell you that this recipe has been analyzed and adjusted using the classic Bakewise text by Shirley O. Corriher.  It’s properly balanced between fat and sugar to give you...

Soft Molasses Cookies 0

Soft Molasses Cookies Recipe

There’s something about sinking your teeth into a soft, chewy, old-fashioned molasses cookie. It’s one of the simplest cookies to make – a great project for you and the grandkids – and the reward far surpasses the effort! With fall in the air, there’s nothing like the smell of cinnamon, ginger and...

Beef and Barley Soup 0

Instant Pot Beef and Barley Soup

I’m really picky about my kitchen gadgets. My main criteria is, If it doesn’t make things easier, what is the point?  I’ve looked at gadgets that have so many pieces and parts and blades and covers, that it would take an hour just to wash all that stuff, let alone put it...

South Park Colorado 0

High Altitude Baking Adjustments

High Altitude Baking Adjustments If you’re lucky enough to live in the mountains above 3,000 ft., you know that this presents some challenges for baking.  Cakes rise too fast, and fall too hard!  But these problems can be overcome if you follow these High Altitude Baking Adjustments.  First, find out the exact...

Pumpkin Butterscotch Cupcakes 10

Pumpkin Butterscotch Cupcakes

Fall is in the air here in Denver, Colorado.  We’ve already had a few days of 32F weather, the trees in town are turning and dropping leaves, and the pumpkins are starting to appear on people’s front porch. With my nieces and nephew in town now, I look for more sweet treats...