baking tips

Mini Pumpkin S’mores Tarts

Last week I was on the hunt for a torch. We’re talking a mega torch for singeing things like meringue or warming up the bowl of a mixer to get butter to room temperature faster. I’d say a torch, mixer, whisk, zester and a spatula […]

Baking Tip: Cookie Placement!

Even baking and color depend on air and even heat distribution! This leads to this week’s tip! Place cookies/macarons caddie corner to each other!¬†You’ve put a lot of time into your dessert now let’s get this thing baked! When piping or placing treats on a […]

Baking Tips: Storing Bread!

I have told you a million times how clueless I am at baking bread- I’ve pleading with Ian from the Baking Chin to move down to Texas and make my bread, especially his Pain de Campagne… But since he’s in Indonesia helping open a Patisserie, […]

Baking Tips: When Bread is Done!

Ian is here! With more bread baking tips! I ask Ian a billion questions whenever I’m thinking about making bread or just randomly. One important question came up when I was making a loaf of bread, while giving updates via Facebook at each stage to […]

Epic Mixed Berry Muffins

One of the things I love about summer is berries! Especially blueberries-myrtilles in French. I even bought two blueberry bushes two years ago in hopes of having bushels of blueberries on my doorstep. Apparently they are pretty finicky. After producing a grand total of 10 […]

Baking Tips: Caramel

oh caramel- I love thee as much as I love chocolate and the two of you, just .. oo la la! Horrible for my waistline. This week’s tip comes from my friend and fellow avid baker…….. drumroll!….. Tina!!!!! This was something important that we learned […]