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The Basics: Heavy Cream

Cooking & Baking Essentials  The Profile  Heavy Cream Heavy cream is such a versatile dairy component. Due to it’s generous fat content, it may be whipped & sweetened to create Chantilly Cream, a wonderfully luxurious addition to many desserts. Chocolate Mousse, Classic Chocolate Icebox Pie, Banana Cream Pie featuring Buttermilk-Banana Pastry Cream, Coconut Cream Pie, Key […]

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The Basics: Parchment Paper

Baking Essentials  The Profile  Parchment Paper Parchment paper is one of the most crucial products a baker should have in their equipment. If bread, pastries, cakes & cookies are unable to release from pans, your time & efforts have been wasted. Parchment paper is a natural product made from plants such as fir, sugar cane, cotton […]

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The Essential Guide To Metal Bakeware

Baking Essentials The Technique The Essential Guide To Metal Bakeware Freshly baked cakes, cookies & bars are just some of the confections that benefit from the use of metal bakeware. These hardworking essentials are a must for every serious baker as some may be used for many different recipe applications. Metal bakeware is generally used […]

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The Basics: How To Choose A Whisk

Cooking & Baking Essentials  The Profile  Whisks Whisks come in all sorts of sizes & many varieties from which to choose as they are designed for very specific tasks. Ultra small classic shaped whisks are ideal for emulsifying small batch salad dressings & marinades perfect for beef cuts such as skirt steak & flank steak […]

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Baking Classics: Miniature Chocolate-Sour Cream Cupcakes

Baking Classics The Technique Miniature Chocolate-Sour Cream Cupcakes Miniature Chocolate-Sour Cream Cupcakes are the ideal dessert to serve when casual entertaining is in order. These rich little gems may be adorn with chocolate or vanilla frosting, then topped with chocolate curls to really send the look & the taste over the edge. Be certain when […]

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Cooking Classics: Chocolate-Sour Cream Frosting

Cooking Classics The Technique  Chocolate-Sour Cream Frosting  Chocolate-Sour Cream Frosting is a delightful choice to finish a batch of Chocolate-Sour Cream Cupcakes. Expect a distinctively twangy taste & beautiful color contrast. It may be also used when preparing vanilla or chocolate cake layers however a double recipe will be needed in order to cover the […]

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Baking Classics: Chocolate Cupcakes

Baking Classics The Technique Chocolate Cupcakes Cupcakes seem innocent enough but sometimes they can be a bit tricky to pull off from scratch. Many layer cake recipes make the claim that they can easily convert into two dozen magical little cakes by portioning the batter into two paper-lined {12-cup} muffin tins & baking them for […]

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Summer Entertaining: Truffle Brownie Sundaes

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials Truffle Brownie Sundaes Truffle Brownie Sundaes are a decadent way to celebrate the end of a lovely summer supper whether barbecue or kabobs are the main dish attraction. Prepare Buttermilk Truffle Brownies as directed & slice them into squares. Next, place the desired number of servings in small bowls. Top them […]

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