Prevent Fruit from Sinking in Cakes

Prevent Fruit from Sinking in Cake

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

Have you ever attempted to add fruit or chocolate chips to cake or muffin batter, only to have them sink to the bottom of the pan while baking?

Well, the technique in this video will help thwart off any such future baking […]

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Fresh Blueberry Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Blueberry Sweet Corn Ice Cream

I entertained a lovely group of nice young ladies (grades 5-9) at a fine arts camp this week, and at the end of my presentation, one of them asked how long it takes me to compose a piece of music.

I said it varies.

Sometimes […]

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Fresh Strawberries

Strawberries by Jazzy Gourmet

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

I figured since I’ve been churning out so many strawberry recipes here lately, it was time to feature them as a Zippy Tip.

After all, they’re juicy, they’re sweet, and they smell better than the finest cologne. I’ve referred to them […]

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Make Your Own Profiteroles

How to Make Your Own Profiteroles

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

A few months ago, my S.O. and I had a rather humorous conversation involving the word “profiteroles” . I was making a batch one evening; and well, I guess you could say there was a wee bit of some miscommunication! To read about it, […]

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Stovetop Potpourri

Stovetop Potpourri

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

Do you find yourself using some pretty odiferous ingredients when you cook? One night of fish or onions or broccoli can leave the house stinking for days. My S.O.’s solution is to trek through the house spraying room freshener, but that stuff can be […]

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Bread Dough Cornucopia

Bread Dough Cornucopia2

Whether you call it Cornucopia or Horn of Plenty, this symbol of abundance makes a great edible centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table! Symbolically, it represents a goat’s horn, which in Greek Mythology, broke off and became filled with fruit. Folklore has it that the horn is filled with […]

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