Category: Baking Tips

Tips for baking with natural ingredients.

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe 0

Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

For an item consisting of three ingredients, buttermilk biscuits sure can be tricky.  I’ve baked up plenty of hockey pucks over the years, and had almost resigned myself to a biscuit-less life.  Until I shared my frustrations with my friend in Georgia, who showed me the Southern secrets to buttermilk biscuit success. ...

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Indoor Herb Garden Ideas

If you do any baking or cooking at all, you will find recipes calling for “two tablespoons of fresh, snipped chives,” or “1/4 cup of fresh dill.”  And so you go to the cupboard, find the 12-year-old tin of chives that fell behind the sugar bowl the last time you had baked...

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Why Sign Up for Amazon Prime?

Why Sign Up for Amazon Prime? “Is Amazon Prime a good deal?  I’ve been a member of Amazon Prime for 5 years now, and I have found it to be simply indispensable.  The up-front cost is reasonable, and I’ve recovered it every year in the free-shipping savings alone.  It gains me access...

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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 instructions. First, find out the exact altitude of your location...

The Secret to Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

What is the secret to chewy chocolate chip cookies? Isn’t it funny, but you can walk up to a potluck table and find 4 or 5 plates of chocolate chip cookies, and every one will be completely different from the other. Some are flat, crusty and lumpy with chips. Others are thick...