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11 Delicious Brown Sugar Hacks

Brown Sugar. It’s such a versatile sweetener and when used in even the simplest ways, it brings out the flavor in everyday foods. We’ve gathered some brown sugar hacks from our 1957 Alice in Brown Sugarland and 1959 Icings, Frostings and Cake Decorating Made Easy vintage cookbooks to make your snack and meal time quick, easy and full of sweet goodness. … Continue reading 11 Delicious Brown Sugar Hacks

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Types Of Flour Best For Baking

You’re ready to bake from scratch – but the different types of flour can be intimidating. All-purpose, enriched, cake, bread, unbleached…which types of flour are best for baking? This question has been up for debate for many years. In fact, we published an article about this very topic in our 1987 Homemade Goodness Newsletter, vol. VII, no. … Continue reading Types Of Flour Best For Baking

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Vintage Baking Tips for National Bake Week

In case you needed the motivation, and we know many of you don’t, it’s National Bake Week! And it’s during this week that we want to thank and honor you. You hostess with the mostess, who bakes up a storm for birthday parties and baby showers. You organization aficionado whose cake pans and cookie sheets … Continue reading Vintage Baking Tips for National Bake Week

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How To Make 5 Homemade Scratch Pantry Items

The pantry is a place of many secrets. In old days, it was a dark and scary cellar that held jars of who-knows-what. Nowadays, we have the luxury of filling our pantry with store-bought items that our friends in factories and on farms have prepared for us. While it’s nice to have pre-prepared pantry items … Continue reading How To Make 5 Homemade Scratch Pantry Items

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How To Store Common Baking Ingredients

We’ve all heard or experienced the pantry horror stories. You’re ready to bake an amazing dessert, and you open a bag of flour or sugar only to find unwanted pests, hard clumps or both. And there’s nothing sweet about that. Don’t let these discoveries turn you off from storing these baking staples. All it takes … Continue reading How To Store Common Baking Ingredients