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blind baked pie crust

How to Blind Bake Pie Crust

Teaching you the step-by-step of How to Blind Bake A Pie Crust! This article will help you achieve perfectly baked pie crusts that don’t shrink. Plus, learn the differences between parbaking and blind baking!

easy halloween cookies with halloween m&ms and googly eyes

Halloween Cookies

Fun, delicious, and easy to make, these Double Chocolate Halloween Cookies will be a hit with any crowd! You just need one bowl and about 30 minutes to enjoy these chocolaty cookies. Adored by kids and adults - you need to bring these to any Halloween parties this spooky season!

halloween charcuterie board with candy eyeballs, chocolate chip cookies, brie cheese with pumpkin cutout, cheeses, meats, crackers and more

Halloween Charcuterie Board

This spooky Halloween Charcuterie Board is perfect for your fall party needs! This board is totally customizable, so add any combination of sweet and savory snacking items, and make it as adult or kid-friendly as you like. Lots of ideas for the best cheeses, meats, nuts, crackers, treats, and more for your cheese board are listed below.

October 2022 Baking Challenge

Announcing the official recipe pick for the October 2022 Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win one of the PRIZES are detailed below.

brownies in metal vs glass pan

Glass vs. Metal Baking Pans

Comparing glass vs. metal baking pans, when to use which type of baking pan, and which is better to use in baking!

how to cut clean brownie slices

How to Cut Brownies Cleanly in 5 Steps

Sharing my 5 steps for how to cut perfect brownie slices every time, plus some of my must-have tools for cutting brownies! Goodbye messy brownies, and hello brownies that look as great as they taste.

perfectly creamed butter and sugar in a mixing bowl

How to Cream Butter and Sugar

Are you under-creaming or over-creaming your butter and sugar? I’m sharing the RIGHT way of how to cream butter and sugar for perfect cakes, cupcakes, or cookies every time! Side-by-side comparisons and lots of baking science tips included.


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