Holiday Preparations and a Giveaway (Adjusta Cup review)

I am going to start with the fun part of this post at the beginning. King Arthur Flour is sponsoring a giveaway on my blog! Yippee! This means you (the reader) have the opportunity to win a box of very cool items, just in time for holiday baking. This all came about because of my

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Cookbook review: Green Market Baking Book

With bees in the backyard, and concerns about high fructose corn syrup and other easily refined sugars in processed food items, I have been considering how to move towards healthier sweeteners in our home. Easy enough when adding syrup to waffles or honey to yogurt, but a little trickier when thinking about baked goods. Fortunately,

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Cookies for a Cause: Drop in & Decorate

DSC_0144 About this time last year, I was contacted by Lydia Walshin from Perfect Pantry and Drop In & Decorate, with a unique proposal. Have a party, she suggested, and invite your friends to come over and decorate cookies for the holidays. Then, take those cookies and donate them to a local non-profit organization serving

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5 Thanksgiving tools you cannot live without

Oooh, Thanksgiving is right around the corner and already I am counting the days. Is it too early to contact Julie to find out what I can bring? Yeah, probably. But, I have been thinking, especially after Women’s World Magazine asked, about my favorite kitchen gadgets and tools for Thanksgiving. I compiled my list of

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Gadget Review: Bundt Tunnel (recipe: Vanilla Bundt Tunnel Cake with Chocolate Ganache)

In my mind, no party is complete without a Bundt cake. Really. They are that special. And Bundt has a fun kitchen gadget that makes the cakes even that much better. The Nordic Ware Tunnel of Bundt, aka, Bundt Tunnel! The Bundt Tunnel is a handy tool that allows you to bake in a tunnel

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