Who doesn’t love cupcakes? While I have made the traditional flavors, vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, carrot, and strawberry, I dream to branch out into different and unconventional flavors. The company, Baked by Melissa, inspired me to consider some unusual types to bake. Of course, I wouldn’t copy their formulas, which I’m sure the public can’tContinue reading “Cupcakes I Want To Make”
Ah, sticky buns – you’ve got to love them. They resemble similarities with cinnamon rolls, except without the icing and with pecans. My mom has made sticky buns before, and guess what – they came out delicious. Not just delicious… irresistible! I attempted that, too… except that the results failed to satisfy me. I believeContinue reading “A Sticky Bun Bummer”
Everyone prefers his or her chicken pot pie prepared differently. Some like puff pastries while others favor traditional pie crust. I am part of the latter community.
For those who don’t know, baked Alaska is an ice cream cake with meringue. The bottom layer is cake, topped with ice cream, and covered with meringue. You have to freeze the ice cream and cake together for at least 24 hours. Why? Because you bake it at 425 degrees. Your cake should be rock-solid.Continue reading “My Experience with Making Baked Alaska”
Intro I have been baking since I was 12. One of the earliest treats I used to make included muffins. I don’t recall which flavors they were, as it was too long ago. However, I do have a good number of muffin types that I have baked in recent years. Below is the list. IContinue reading “My Favorite Muffins to Make”
While I do understand why a lot of people, including myself, prefer commercially-made cakes for occasions, I often bake mine from scratch.
Contrary to what many people believe, cottage pie and shepherd’s pie aren’t exactly the same thing. Shepherd’s pie is made with ground lamb, while cottage pie is made with ground beef.
Salmon stands out in many ways, besides its deep pink color. It’s consists of Omega 3’s, lots of protein, and can be cooked in various ways. If you’ve ever had smoked salmon before, you might wonder how it’s made. Of course, smoke plays a role. But it’s also covered in lots of salt. This wasContinue reading “Tips for Making Salmon”
Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, oh my! And in a pie? It’s delightful and delicious, but it’s also a bit tedious. Why would I say that you may ask? Well, because it takes effort to obtain the right consistency—lots of it. Don’t get me wrong; the pie can still taste good. Mine tasted great. However, berries containContinue reading “My Experience with Mixed Berry Pie”
It has been ages since I made flourless cookies. Maybe I will return to them someday. However, there will be the kinds I plan to pass on due to my own experiences as well as the ingredients. But there will also be the types in which I may consider baking again. First, I will startContinue reading “My Experience with Baking Flourless Cookies”