Black And White Cookies

Black And White Cookies

As a Midwesterner, born and bred, I was unaware of the black and white cookie, and of the cult built up around it on the east coast.  These tasty treats are really more cake like than cookie like, but they are deserving of their status as a must-have treat when you are in a New […]

Baking Sugar Cookies

Want To Know About Sugar Cookies?

Have you ever eaten sugar cookies, donuts or other sweet treats? They are my favorite kind of dessert and I eat them every single day! These recipes always leave me with a sweet tooth and often make me hungry soon after I finish a large bite. Baking cookies at home is usually my first option […]

Wooden Spoons For Baking

Wooden Spoons-An Old And Trusted Friend

Think about this statement: You need at least two wooden spoons in your kitchen.  Your first thought might be that you are reading something from 1965, before plastic and silicone kitchen utensils become popular.  Maybe you thought of your grandmother, who only used wooden spoons because there weren’t any other options.  Guess what, you would […]

Choosing A Good Cookie Sheet

A Little Bit Of Cookie Sheet Info

A cookie sheet, baking sheet or baking tray is a flat, square metal tray used in the oven to cook cookies, cakes and other flat products like pizzas, sheet cakes, Swiss Rolls and pizzas. It is usually made of cast iron or aluminum, but can be crafted from other types of metal. It is the […]

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 […]