Category: Baking Tools

Rusty Baking Pan 2

Baking Tools: Best Baking Pans

Beautiful cakes don’t just happen.  It takes the right recipe, the right technique, and the right equipment. 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. ...

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...

Candy Apple Red 9-Speed Hand Mixer by KitchenAid

Kitchenaid Hand Mixer; 9 Speed and Why You Need One

But I have a stand mixer, and other baking tools and equipment already – why would I need a hand mixer?  I remember thinking that way, too.  But when you’re in the middle of a recipe, and it calls for mixing 1 teaspoon of Magic Item X into your batter for two minutes,...

Collection of Herbs Tied in Bundles

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...

Various Baking Pans

Baking Tools: Do Cake Pans Really Make a Difference?

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...