Category: Baking Tips

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Sign Up for Amazon Prime – Free Trial

Should I sign up for Amazon Prime? 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 to a lot of benefits...

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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...

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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...

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White Whole Wheat versus 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...

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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...