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Cooking and Baking: Finding Ingredient Substitutes

Missing a few ingredients for that luscious-sounding recipe? Use this list of ingredient substitutions for easy cooking tonight. Even with the help of traditional or online cooking classes, network cooking shows, popular cookbooks or grandma herself, there is still something that can stand in the way of putting a fantastic …

Dried Fruit Muffins can be Heavenly

I remember the first time somebody gave me a fruit dryer. I, for the life of me, did not know what to do with it. I probably kept it in my closet for a good two years before it dawned on me that I needed dried fruit; however, let me …

Some signs that you’ve baked truly awesome oatmeal cookies

The funny thing about cookies is that when you bake them, it’s really quite difficult to get an objective reading as to quality. Why? Well, even people who are very discriminating would still scarf substandard cookies. There’s just something about cookies that would basically tempt people to lower their standards …

Will Adding Cheese to Your Muffins Ruin Them?

A lot of people think that muffins are no-go zones for cheese. A lot of people are adamant about certain foods not going together. Well, just as people unexpectedly mixed chocolate with peanut butter to create that now famous and craved for Reese’s Peanut Butter flavor, you would be surprised …