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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Cook Sweet Corn without Shucking!

Cook Sweet Corn without Shucking

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

I’ve been hearing a lot about a (not so) new method of cooking sweet corn.

A friend of mine sent me this video a couple of years ago: Shucking Corn-Clean Ears Every Time. It shows a gentleman who demonstrates cooking the corn, in […]

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Orange Cups

Orange Cups

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

What is it about fruit that lends itself so nicely to being a serving vessel?

Can it be that God blessed fruit with the most wonderfully bright color scheme?

Just crack me open a stunning watermelon, split apart a succulent honeydew, or […]

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Brown Sugar Basics

Brown Sugar Basics

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

When I was in school, my Home Ec teacher (Mrs. Berkebile) taught me the niftiest trick when it came to measuring firmly packed brown sugar.

I have never forgotten it, even though that was CENTURIES ago, bah!

It totally eliminates the time […]

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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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Rhubarb Basics

Rhubarb Basics by Jazzy Gourmet

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

As mentioned in my Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Parfait post, I was never really too fond of rhubarb in the past.

But because of the extreme tastiness of my neighbor Debbie’s mom’s strawberry rhubarb pie, and a little ingenuity on my part (plus […]

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