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Cherry Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Cherry Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

These moist and fudgy Cherry Chocolate Zucchini Muffins loaded with so many cherries and chocolate, you won’t even realize there are veggies in them! Made with Greek yogurt and plenty of freshly grated zucchini, these healthy muffins make the perfect breakfast or snack time treat.…

How to Blind Bake a Pie Crust: A Simple Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Blind Bake a Pie Crust: A Simple Step-by-Step Tutorial

Today we’re talking about blind baking or pre-baking a pie shell.  In this Baking Basics Tutorial, you’ll learn how and when to blind bake a pie crust. Use this technique for custard pies, fruit tarts, and quiches. This simple technique is perfect for preventing soggy…

Fresh Strawberry Pie: A  Beginners Step by Step Guide

Fresh Strawberry Pie: A Beginners Step by Step Guide

This fresh and easy Strawberry Pie is loaded with summertime berries, homemade strawberry glaze, and a flaky homemade crust. The scratch crust comes together quickly and will stay flaky, even with the juicy strawberries. When you are short on time, feel free to use a…

Melt in Your Mouth Strawberry Crumble Bars

Melt in Your Mouth Strawberry Crumble Bars

These easy Strawberry Crumble Bars have a delicious shortbread crust, and a jam-filled center. They are an easy one-bowl treat with simple ingredients that comes together in no time. These Strawberry Bars could not be easier to make! The shortbread base and crumble topping come…

The Completely Legal Way to Sell Home Baked Goods on Facebook

The Completely Legal Way to Sell Home Baked Goods on Facebook

Have you been wanting to learn the legal way to sell homemade food online? Check out my step-by-step guide for selling baked goods on Facebook. It even includes business tips to help you get started like taking payments and delivery! Disclosure: Some of the links…

Ridiculously Easy Blondie Bars

Ridiculously Easy Blondie Bars

Here is a super easy recipe for a classic Blondie Bar. This mixes up fast, and tastes amazing! It uses just seven ingredients and one bowl! What you also need to know about these beauties is how amazing they taste. The butter and brown sugar…

Homemade Double Delicious Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Homemade Double Delicious Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Are you looking for an easy way to get your chocolate fix?  Today I am sharing a recipe for my best homemade double chocolate cookies with white chocolate chips. If your family loves cookies for dessert, these big chewy chocolate gems will knock their socks…

Magnificent Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Magnificent Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

 Does the mere thought of a lemony treat make you salivate with happiness?  Today I’m sharing my best recipe for Magnificent Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins. They are moist and rich from the addition of greek yogurt and apple sauce. I’ll show you how to make…

Chocolate Brioche: My Step By Step Method

Chocolate Brioche: My Step By Step Method

This Chocolate Brioche bread loaf recipe is very versatile and can be shaped as rolls, buns, and even a wreath. I’ll show you step-by-step how I spread loads of chocolate into the buttery, sweet dough and twist it in a Babka style braid to create…

How to Host a Cupcake Decorating Party That Your Kids Will Love

How to Host a Cupcake Decorating Party That Your Kids Will Love

 Are you looking for a great birthday party idea to do with kids? Look no further than a DIY cupcake decorating party. Hosting a cupcake decorating party can be easier than you think. Baking and decorating cupcakes with kids is a fun and educational activity.…

Make Your Own Sourdough Starter from Scratch

Make Your Own Sourdough Starter from Scratch

Have you been wanting to learn more about sourdough starters? Are you looking for more flavor and complexity from your bread baking efforts? Are you noticing that commercial yeast is hard to find right now? Here is an easy recipe for how to make your…

Simple Step-By-Step Sourdough Pizza Crust Recipe

Simple Step-By-Step Sourdough Pizza Crust Recipe

Have you been thinking about making your own pizza crust at home? Do you have a sourdough starter that is ready to be used? I’m going to show you how simple it is to use a sourdough starter to make great pizza dough at home.…

Dave’s Killer Bread Recipe: a Baker’s Guide to Making at Home

Dave’s Killer Bread Recipe: a Baker’s Guide to Making at Home

I love Dave’s Killer Bread for its good ingredients and how perfect it is for sandwiches, so I decided to see if I could make a Dave’s Killer Bread recipe from scratch. It is surprisingly easy and tastes better than store-bought bread! With my recipe,…

Bakers Percentages: the  trick professionals use that you need to know about!

Bakers Percentages: the trick professionals use that you need to know about!

Have you ever wondered how professional bakers resize recipes to yield the exact quantities they need?  Bakers percentages are my favorite trick for adjusting a recipe to yield the exact amount of dough or batter needed. Whether you call it bakers math, bread math, ratios…

How to Bake Crusty French Bread Using Your Dutch Oven

How to Bake Crusty French Bread Using Your Dutch Oven

Have you ever visited an artisan bread bakery and admired the beautiful, golden brown, crusty loaves of bread? Imagine baking bread like that at home with little or no previous bread-baking experience! I will show you how to make great artisan bread at home using…

Focaccia: Why This Spongy Soft Bread Should be Your New Thing.

Focaccia: Why This Spongy Soft Bread Should be Your New Thing.

Focaccia bread should be your new thing! Why? Because its super versatile and does whatever you want! Need a snooty high end hamburger bun? Focaccia Bread. Want something to show off your fancy oven roasted veggies? Focacia Bread. Thinking about slathering cheese and garlic on…

Dutch Crunch Bread: The San Francisco sandwich bread secret is out.

Dutch Crunch Bread: The San Francisco sandwich bread secret is out.

When you think of San Francisco and bread, sourdough probably comes to mind. But did you know they are also known for a crunchy crusted, sweet and crackly sandwich roll called Dutch Crunch Bread? Today I’m sharing an easy homemade recipe for this wonderful treat…

A Beginners Guide to Baking a Loaf of Bread

A Beginners Guide to Baking a Loaf of Bread

Are you ready to try baking a loaf of bread but don’t know where to start? Don’t let the fear of baking with yeast hold you back from experiencing the satisfaction (and uh…mazing smell) of a warm home-baked loaf of bread. This tutorial walks you…

What is a Bakery-Style Muffin and how to get one in your belly STAT.

What is a Bakery-Style Muffin and how to get one in your belly STAT.

What is a bakery-style muffin Have you ever stopped into a local coffee shop or bakery and grabbed a big tasty muffin to go? As you reach in the bag you break off a chunk. The top is huge and crusty, studded with pieces of…

Bakery Style Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

Bakery Style Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

These bakery-style oatmeal cookies are big, chewy, and soft just like the kind you find in a corner bakery. They are perfectly spiced and studded with plump raisins in every bite. Whether you bake a plate of these as an after school snack, grab one…