Baking Cookies

Best Cookie Cookbooks Part Two

Cookie recipes are so much fun to read.  They are even better when they end up making great tasting cookies!  Finding good cookie recipes isn’t all that difficult, but with some cookbooks you have to search through a lot of unrelated food items to find one or two recipes.  Not so with a cookie cookbook.  […]

Basic Tools For Baking Cookies At Home

Baking cookies doesn’t need to be complicated.  It should be a fairly simple process:  choose a recipe, gather the necessary ingredients, get your equipment and bake!  However, not having the proper kitchen tools for baking means that you will have to work a lot harder to create a good batch of cookies.  No one wants […]

Some Tips On Kitchen Utensils

A kitchen utensil is simply a small hand held device generally used for food preparation. There are many different utensils designed for every task related to kitchen work. An example of a kitchen utensil would be a spatula, a frying pan, a kitchen strainer, a ladle or a blender. Each of these kitchen utensils has […]

Nordic Ware Aluminum Baking Sheets

Let’s Review The Nordic Ware Aluminum Baking Sheets

What should you look for when you are buying a cookie sheet?  Too often, we are distracted by superficial items that don’t have anything to do with the utility of your baking sheet.  Silicone grips on the handles are nice, but if they are on a cheap sheet it doesn’t matter.  Printed circles on a […]

Baking Cookies

Best Cookie Cookbooks Part One

Baking a great cookie always starts with a great recipe.  No matter how talented you are in the kitchen, a good recipe is the key to a successful dish.  Cookies are not the most complicated foods to be baked but they do require a roadmap.  You need to know exactly which ingredients will be needed, […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

An Awesome Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

If you were to ask 100 people what their favorite home baked cookie was, probably 80 of them would say that it was chocolate chip cookies.  Most of us grew up with our moms or grandmas making the traditional Toll House cookies, using the recipe found on the back of the chocolate chips bag.  It […]

Baking Cookies

Smart Cookie Baking Ideas

There is something about baking cookies that make us want to share them with others. Baking cookies is a great way to spend time with friends or family, and not have to worry about dinner. When you sit down at the table to eat a meal, the last thing you want to do is clean […]

Baking Christmas Cookies

Baking Christmas Cookies

Every year, bakers all over the world pull out favorite recipes and start baking Christmas cookies.  Christmas cookies are traditionally sweet, thin, cookie cutters cut in different shapes resembling Christmas trees or bells. These cookies are usually eaten by children during the Christmas season and some families buy them to give as gifts to others […]

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Let’s Make Snickerdoodle Cookies!

What the heck is a snickerdoodle?  It seems that no one is really sure where the name came from or what it is supposed to mean.  The most accepted definition credits the name to a derivative of a German word, schnecken, which is a type of sticky sweet bun.  More realistic is the idea that […]

Using Oven Mitts While Baking Cookies

Hurray For Oven Mitts!

Oven mitts-have you ever spent time thinking about them?  Probably not, but I will bet that you have a couple pair of them in a drawer and that you use them a lot.  The idea behind oven mitts probably came about after the first burned fingers were treated after removing a pot or pan from […]