Category: Baking Tools


Cool Things on Etsy – Halloween Edition

Halloween will be here before you know it. Though this year’s celebration may be a bit different from what we are used to, there’s no reason not to enjoy all the spooky fun with your family. Take a look at these cool things from the vast Etsy marketplace. Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at...

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Get the Most From Your Bread Machine

A bread machine is a useful tool, but it usually needs a little help to produce the best-quality loaf. Here are a number of things to look for when making adjustments to your bread machine recipes.


Best Buy: Instant Pot

Do you have a list of kitchen tools or gadgets that you wish you had? Though I’ve stocked my kitchen with some great tools, there are gaps as well.  Lately, I’ve been eyeing the new Instant Pots that are advertised everywhere.  I have a standard pressure cooker, and it still works fine, but having all the automated features...

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Baking Tools: Best Baking Pans

Beautiful cakes don’t just happen.  It takes the right recipe, the right technique, and the Best Baking Pans.  And this ain’t it. Most likely, you either inherited a mismatched collection of baking pans from Mom, or you picked up some basics along the way – pans you’ve used since leaving the dorm room.  I know I did, anyway. ...

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Is Aluminum Safe for Cooking?

Is Aluminum Safe for Baking? You can find numerous articles on what type of pan you should use to bake cakes. I can tell you, I’ve used them all – old, new, black, silver, glass, cheap, expensive . . . and I’ve made nice cakes with all of them. But they’re all different, and if you find yourself...