Bread baking can be tricky sometimes but once you get the hang of it, it’s one of the most satisfying baking projects out there. Here are 7 tips for new bread bakers that I wish I’d known when I first started making bread. This post contains some affiliate links which helps keep me in sugar. Thanks for your support! My … Read More
Reader Question: Hi H! Technical question: how come some of your recent cookies don’t have baking powder or baking soda? These are ingredients I almost always find in cookies. Cookies don’t really “rise”, but what do these ingredients do? Or, written another way, what would happen if I made this recipe and added one or the other one in? Baking … Read More
Learning how to bake and decorate cake is tricky. Here are seven things that I wish I had known when I first started decorating cake! This post may contain affiliate links which help keep me in flour and sugar. Thank you for your support. Baking and decorating cake is one of my favorite creative outlets. It’s the time where I … Read More
There is this spot on my counter where I leave my butter to warm when I have it intended for a baking project. But sometimes (many times) I will have an itch to bake something without previous planning. The trouble with that is that my butter is cold. Can you cream cold butter? No. In fact, I actually … Read More
A quick backpacking tip: write your recipe in Sharpie on the outside of the baggie that stores your ingredients. That way you don’t have to rely on your memory in the woods and you don’t have to pack any paper.