Natural vs. Dutch-Processed Cocoa Powder

Today, let’s take a closer look at chocolate, specifically cocoa powder. Have you ever wondered about the differences between natural and Dutch-processed cocoa powder? Can they be used interchangeably? What should you do if a recipe doesn’t specify which type of cocoa powder to use?

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How Many Teaspoons Are in a Tablespoon?

Understanding basic kitchen math will save you tons of time in the kitchen. Have you ever wondered how many teaspoons  are in a tablespoon? This is one of the simplest kitchen equations to memorize, and you’ll be amazed how often it comes in handy.

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How to Cook Bacon in The Oven

I think most (if not all) meat eaters will agree that bacon is an essential addition to any breakfast or brunch menu. However, trying to cook more than a few slices on the stove can get messy, especially if you’re also preparing other items like eggs and pancakes at the same time. Cooking bacon in

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Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder: What’s The Difference?

Have you ever wondered about the differences between baking soda and baking powder, and whether they can be used interchangeably? Why some recipes call for just one, and others call for both? Knowledge is power, and a deeper understanding of these two ingredients is important if you enjoy baking. Time for a quick science lesson!

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How to Make Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is faster to prepare at home than you might think, and the results taste incredible! It comes together in around 15 minutes and tastes WORLDS better than jarred versions. It’s tart, sweet, and buttery, with a custard texture that works well on biscuits and scones. You can also use this easy lemon curd

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How to Make Buttermilk Substitute

Have you ever found yourself craving a hot stack of buttermilk pancakes or a fresh, buttermilk biscuit, only to realize you don’t have the most important ingredient on hand? Or perhaps your recipe only calls for one cup of buttermilk, and it seems wasteful to purchase an entire carton. I have a solution! Learn how

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Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting

This Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting is creamy, tangy, and it comes together in no time! It works well with many cake and cupcake recipes, and can be customized for more or less sweetness. You can also adjust for a thicker or thinner chocolate frosting consistency. While I’m typically a meringue buttercream loyalist, there’s something about

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Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting

Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting is made from sugar, egg whites, and butter. Unlike American buttercream, it’s light, fluffy, and never cloying. This step-by-step tutorial includes options for vanilla, chocolate or strawberry buttercream, as well as suggestions for additional flavors. It may appear a bit daunting at first if you’ve only prepared American buttercreams, which are

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