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This is the orange chicken that you are familiar with in most Chinese restaurants.  It’s crispy and coated with a sweet orange sauce. This is one of the most popular […]

How to Make Orange Chicken

Monkey bread is more of a method than a recipe.  You can make monkey bread with a bread mix or your favorite bread recipe.  The difference in the recipes is […]

Make Monkey Bread!

We were making blondies, batch after batch, testing mixes and making blondies faster than customers in the store could eat them.  These were fancy blondies: Peanut Butter Cup, Raspberry Sour […]

Very Simple, Very Good Brownie Pops

Ingredients Cookies are wonderful concoctions of flour, sugar, and a fat—usually butter and eggs. To these basic ingredients, we add fruit, nuts, and flavors. If we start out with compromised […]

A Baker’s Cookie Guide

Grumpy Cupcakes are the creation of the Just Baked bakery chain in Michigan.  Our version is made with a moist cream cake cupcake filled with Bavarian cream and frosted with […]

Grandpa Grumpy Cupcakes

Did you know that you can make ganache with peanut butter? You can! And since ganache is easy, this is an easy topping. We added chopped pretzels as a coating.  […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Cupcakes

We got the idea for this monkey bread from a recipe that we found on our friend Linda Kilbride’s site, Recipe Goldmine. We thought our Swedish Vanilla Almond Bread would […]

Cherry Almond Monkey Bread Recipe

There are two major methods for mixing quick breads, muffins, and other batters: The muffin method and the creaming method. With the muffin method, the liquid ingredients are mixed together, […]

Understanding Baking: Banana Nut Bread

Sometimes the best ideas are really the combination of two great ideas.When we served these chocolate covered ice cream cupcakes in the store, someone called them “brilliant.” I don’t know […]

Chocolate Covered Ice Cream Cupcakes

Here’s how to make thin crust pizzas in 15 minutes. The secret’s in the thin crust.  Thin crusts don’t have to rise so you don’t have to wait. It’s easiest with […]

How to Make Pizzas Quicker than Delivery

Don’t let that box of Cornflakes get stale in your pantry or wasted on a bowl of milk. Use them on French toast! This yummy, crunchy breakfast is delicious with our […]

Cornflake-Crusted French Toast

Veggie Flatbreads from
Discovering the Foods of the Twin Cities: Margherita Flatbread I’m writing this from Minnesota. It’s a beautiful day, not too hot, plenty of sun, and a mere rustle of a breeze. […]

How to Make Fresh Veggie Flatbread Pizzas

How to Turn Brownies into Brownie Pops in 15 minutes You can turn a batch of brownies into a batch of brownie pops super easy. Kids of every age light […]

Super Easy, Super Quick Brownie Pops

By Casey Archibald The 4th of July is filled with memories for most people. For me, the memories that flash through my mind include the time when I accidentally shot […]

Firecracker Pretzel Sticks