Category: Baking Tips

Indoor Herb Garden Kit

Spring has sprung here in Colorado!  It’s an old adage that you avoid planting or moving plants outside until after Mother’s Day, so we’re in the process of preparing our plants to be moved back outside.  My indoor herb garden is ready for some real sun, but it’s been producing lots of...

White whole wheat rising in pan

White Whole Wheat versus Regular Whole Wheat

Like most of the rest of the country, we’ve been getting some cooler weather here in Denver.  When that happens, I like to fire up the kitchen and start baking.  I noticed I was running low on bread, so I decided to check out this Easy Whole Wheat Bread Recipe.  And for...

Bob's Red Mill Whole Wheat Pastry Flour

Baking with Whole Wheat Flour

I love baking with whole wheat flour.  Not just because I believe it’s healthier to use the whole grain, but I really do prefer the taste.  Whole wheat products have a nuttier, heftier feel to them.  You won’t get “wedding cake” smoothness out of a whole wheat recipe, but then, you won’t...

Whole Wheat v Whole Grain

Whole Wheat vs Whole Grain – What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between Whole Wheat and Whole Grain – is one better for you than the other?   Well, in a perfect world, there would be no difference at all.  If a label said “Whole Wheat” you would be able to assume that it contained all three parts of the wheat...

We are surrounded by artificial food colors in most processed foods today.

Skip the Poison in Your Food! Check Out These Organic Food Colors

Organic food coloring?  Is there such a thing? Nothing seems more artificial than adding coal-tar chemicals to your food to change the color.  But these days, artificial food coloring is found almost everywhere, from sodas to candy to pickles and even your daily vitamin!  It’s very difficult to avoid, even if you’re...