Archive for: June 2014

Perfect Pie Crust At Your Fingertips

Posted: Friday, June 27, 2014 in Baking, Kitchen Tips/Tricks, Pie

Let’s face it: few things are as loved and as feared as homemade pie crust. We love it because at its best, it’s perfectly flaky, yet perfectly tender, and it reminds us of Grandma and the comforts of home. But many novice bakers have avoided mastering this kitchen repertoire staple because it has the reputation…
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5 Ways to Get More Veggies in Your Diet

Posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in Healthy Eating, Kitchen Tips/Tricks

  We all know that veggies are good for us, and many of us probably don’t get the recommended two cups per day like we should. So how can we “veg-load” our meals? A person can only eat so much salad, right? Fortunately, there are many options for increasing your vegetable intake. These are some of…
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13 Kitchen Superstitions Plus One

Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014 in Kitchen Tips/Tricks

Look out! It’s Friday the 13th and you know what that means: bad luck. Or at least that’s what the superstitious among us may think. But the kitchen is not immune to the influence of old wives’ tales and superstition. Though they vary from place to place, depending on culture, food superstitions might just be…
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Mocha Tres Leches Cake

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Baking, Cake, Chocolate!, Dessert, Recipes
Mocha Tres Leches Cake

Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack from Muy Bueno represented Clabber Girl at Hispanicize 2014.  Her time in Miami inspired the flavors of this Tres Leches Mocha Cake.  She writes: “I developed this dessert, because it reminds me of my trip to Hispanicize— it’s sweet, spicy, and fabulous, just like Miami. This mocha tres leches cake is rich and…
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Fresh Ideas for Fresh Herbs

Posted: Friday, June 6, 2014 in Baking, Seasonal Baking

One of the things we love about summer is the abundance of fresh ingredients. Whether we visit the farmers’ market, or grow our own, nothing beats locally grown fruits, veggies, and herbs. Fresh herbs are a particular treat this time of year because they’re way more economical than buying a few small sprigs at the…
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