In cooking, a pinch of salt, a dash of wine, or a smidge of garlic do just fine. You can afford to put in a little more of this or a little less of that and still come out with a perfect meal. While there is much creativity in baking, when it comes to measurements, accuracy is imperative.
When baking, it's important to use only the freshest quality ingredients. Perishable items, such as eggs, milk and butter, are always marked with an expiration date and kept refrigerated. Pantry items, however, rely on different storage methods to preserve their shelf-life, keeping them fresh for gourmet baking.
Strawberries are magnificent – jam packed with sweet flavor. They are beautiful and versatile; great for baking with or eaten fresh. Who doesn't love a succulent strawberry pie, or romantic chocolate covered strawberries?
There seems to be at least one cupcake bakery in every town these days. So many cupcake shops... so many opinions about how much frosting to put on top. Some people prefer the sugary, sweet mounds of frosting on their cupcake, while others enjoy a delicate combination of frosting and cake. We share the latter opinion.
Baking soda and baking powder are leavening agents that are used in all types of desserts. This means that when mixed and baked, they make the baked goods rise by creating air bubbles.
We are a small family–owned business that specializes in gourmet, artisan dessert mixes. From the moment we formed this company, we made a promise to our customers (and ourselves) that we would only use the best and highest quality ingredients in all of our mixes - with no exception.
Some recipes seem to be an odd puzzle at best. For those who have encountered a recipe that calls for unsalted butter, they may scratch their heads and wonder why the recipe then proceeds to list salt as an ingredient.