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12 Heart Shaped Valentine Sweets

12 Heart Shaped Valentine Sweets

Amor. Amour. Liebe. Upendo. Are you looking for a way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day?...

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Valentine Emoji Sugar Cookies

Valentine Emoji Sugar Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards shares her Valentine’s Day recipe for Emoji...

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Quick Tip: How To Keep Cheesecake From Cracking

Quick Tip: How To Keep Cheesecake From Cracking

How do you bake a decadent, creamy cheesecake without any cracking?  Learn how to avoid this...

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Alcohol Substitute Suggestions for Boozy Dessert Recipes

Alcohol Substitute Suggestions for Boozy Dessert Recipes

Wine, bourbon, rum, beer…sometimes your dessert recipes call for an added spirit to kick things...

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Baking Tips for Gluten-Free Goodies

Baking Tips for Gluten-Free Goodies

For health-conscious people with sensitivity to gluten or celiac disease, gluten free is not...

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Tip From Chef Eddy

Quick Tip From Chef Eddy: Salted vs. Unsalted Butter

You’ve seen both types of butter in the refrigerated section of your favorite grocery store....

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How to Make Fabulous Homemade Fudge

How to Make Fabulous Homemade Fudge

Homemade fudge has been pleasing chocolate lovers for more than a century for good reason. It’s...

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Baking with Winter Spices - Holiday Recipes

Baking with Winter Spices - Holiday Recipes

Every season has its spices. In many ancient traditions “Earth’s medicine” has been used to...

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Meringues and Divinities – Fluffy Holiday Favorites

Meringues and Divinities – Fluffy Holiday Favorites

Fluffy and white, clean and bright — that’s how we like our meringues and divinities. These...

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Homemade Holiday Gifts and Packaging

Homemade Holiday Gifts and Packaging

Do you have a growing list of people to shop for this holiday season? There are a lot of people...

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Which Type of Cutting Board is Best?

Which Type of Cutting Board is Best?

A true chef needs few appliances and utensils. One of the “essentials” is a high-quality chef’s...

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Five Tips to Make Scrumptious Caramel Candy

Five Tips to Make Scrumptious Caramel Candy

Ooey-gooey, rich and creamy, silky-smooth caramel. When the fall season arrives, we start...

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Mother’s Day Menu

Mother’s Day Menu – Main Dishes, Sides & Drinks

It’s sweet that the kids want to treat you to breakfast in bed. But, all too often that equates...

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12 Heart Shaped Valentine Sweets

12 Heart Shaped Valentine Sweets

Amor. Amour. Liebe. Upendo. Are you looking for a way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day?...

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Valentine Emoji Sugar Cookies

Valentine Emoji Sugar Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards shares her Valentine’s Day recipe for Emoji...

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Quick Tip: How To Keep Cheesecake From Cracking

Quick Tip: How To Keep Cheesecake From Cracking

How do you bake a decadent, creamy cheesecake without any cracking?  Learn how to avoid this...

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Alcohol Substitute Suggestions for Boozy Dessert Recipes

Alcohol Substitute Suggestions for Boozy Dessert Recipes

Wine, bourbon, rum, beer…sometimes your dessert recipes call for an added spirit to kick things...

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Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

12 Tips for Hosting A Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

Cookie Exchange parties are popular during the Christmas holiday season. What’s not to love? You...

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How To Teach Kids About Kitchen Measurements

How To Teach Kids About Kitchen Measurements

Want a fun way to teach your child about units of measure? Invite them to join you in the...

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5 Easy Easter Crafts

5 Easy Easter Crafts for Kids Made with Edible Decoupage

Looking for some fun crafts to do on Easter weekend? It's a good thing you hopped on over to our...

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Homemade Candy Bar Recipes - Ding Dongs®, Snickers® & Twix®

Homemade Candy Bar Recipes - Ding Dongs®, Snickers® & Twix®

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But while these homemade candy bar recipes...

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Homemade Bath Soap Crayons

Homemade Bath Soap Crayons

With these Homemade Bath Soap Crayons, kids can let their creativity run from the table to the...

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The Perfect Teacher Gift

Homemade Sugar Scrubs…The Perfect Teacher Gift

With the fall and winter holidays around the corner, you’ll soon be looking for a way to say...

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Kitchen Blowtorch

How to Use a Kitchen Blowtorch to Make Crème Brûlée

Crème Brûlée, also known as Burnt Cream, Creme Catalana, or Trinity Cream, is a decadent dessert...

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Italian Cookies

How to Make Italian Cookies – Pignoli, Florentines & Ricciarelli

Italian cookies aren’t just for Christmas. Though they are popular during the holiday season,...

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star-spangled fourth of July cake and craft

Star-Spangled Fourth of July Cake and Craft

Are you having a Fourth of July celebration this year? Make it a star-spangled event with a kid-...

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Melting and Tempering Chocolate – What’s the Difference?

Melting and Tempering Chocolate – What’s the Difference?

Looking through the glass cases of a gourmet candy shop, it’s hard not to be impressed with the...

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Holiday Homemade Cranberry Recipes

Holiday Homemade Cranberry Recipes

Cranberries are fruits full of nutrients typically available from October through December....

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S'Mores recipes

Beyond the Campfire –S’Mores Recipes to Enjoy All Year!

When you hear the word campfire do you immediately think of S’mores? We do!  The basic s’more...

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Different Types of Chocolate

What Every Chocolate Lover Needs to Know

Not all chocolate is created equal. Chef Eddy Van Damme, world-renowned chef, instructor, TV...

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How to Make Halloween Ghost Cupcake Cookies

How to Make Halloween Ghost Cupcake Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards is back again to show us how to make these ...

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Pear Desserts

Pear Desserts for the Fall Season

Delicious pear desserts make the perfect autumn treat. Varying in taste, different kinds of...

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Copycat Candy Recipes

How to Make Copycat Candy Recipes for Halloween

If there ever was a time to learn how to make homemade candy, it’s now. Ghosts and goblins will...

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Baking with Apples - Easy as Pie

Baking with Apples - Easy as Pie

Whenever the first fall chill hits the air, we start hankering for sweet treats made with apples...

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