It’s no secret that gluten-free bread doesn’t love its life on the shelf. Even fresh out of the oven, it’s still a mere hop, skip, and a jump away from staledom. And you know what I’m talking about – the… Read the rest
Whether you are a Broncos fan, Seahawks fan or just watch the Super Bowl for the commercials, you might be pondering what to serve while the big game is on. Consider our Make Your Own Tostadas. They are super economical… Read the rest
You know the chewy texture and distinctive “street vendor pretzel” flavor you get in those soft, chewy pretzels bought hot from a charcoal-grill pushcart in the city?
Sure you do. Maybe it’s the grimy pavements, the diesel fumes, the clash… Read the rest
I WAS WRONG.
Do you know how hard it is to say those words? Sure you do. There’s something about our human nature that simply doesn’t want us to admit being found anything less than perfect.
“Make a mistake –… Read the rest
I know it’s time to make soup when my refrigerator, pantry and freezer are getting full of small bags of rice, pasta, meat, beans, and vegetables. I make soup using the ingredients I have on hand without a specific recipe.… Read the rest
It’s hard to capture a relationship between a person and his or her favorite baking publication, but we can try…
Some read it in bed
Some read and are fed
Some mark their wishes
For new favorite dishes
Chicken Pie… Read the rest
Looking back, it’s been just over a year since we posted our blog on traditional Boston Cream Pie. We were just a little surprised at the number of folks who responded with their shared love of the cake-not-pie, but so… Read the rest
Do you or someone you know have high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease? It is very likely your answer is “yes”, given that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. High blood pressure affects approximately… Read the rest
So, it’s Tuesday night, a.k.a leftover night. We had some great meals over the weekend, but I’m fresh out of energy and ideas. What’s a gal to do?
Well, we could go out, or get takeout. Oh, wait, it’s Tuesday.… Read the rest
Remember the can of Hershey’s cocoa powder your mom pulled down from the cupboard shelf when she was making brownies, or a chocolate cake?
It’s true, many moms probably reached for a Betty Crocker or Duncan Hines mix. But if… Read the rest
While the big holiday rush may be winding down, most families I know still have a birthday or two coming up soon. As much as I love decorating there are days I just don’t want to pull out the piping… Read the rest
I never heard of either kale or lentils when I was growing up. Recently, I’ve started enjoying both. Kale is being promoted as one of our most powerful vegetables. It is low in calories, but rich in vitamins C and… Read the rest
Will Cora and Robert’s marriage continue to heal? How will Lady Mary cope without Matthew – and with George?
And now that Bates is out of jail, will he and Anna live happily ever after?
Downton Abbey – the PBS… Read the rest
Ah, 2013: a year of ups and downs – from the stock market, to the supermarket.
In other words, business as usual. But not here at King Arthur Flour.
2013 was the year our blog got a new look and… Read the rest
If you are considering a health-related New Year’s resolution take a look your favorite coffee shop beverage. Coffee, tea, and fruit smoothies sound harmless but what’s in them might surprise you. We are not focusing on money this week, but… Read the rest
Did you know New Year’s is one of the biggest takeout pizza occasions of the year?
Truth. In order, more takeout pizza is consumed on 1) Halloween, 2) Super Bowl Sunday, 3) New Year’s Eve, 4) New Year’s Day, and… Read the rest
You know what’s hard to find? A coffee cake recipe made with real coffee.
I know, I know, coffee cake is what you eat when you drink coffee, but have you ever tried to find a cake recipe that’s purely… Read the rest
You know, I almost didn’t do this blog post today.
It’s the day after Christmas – who wants to read about Christmas bread? Everyone’s heaving a HUGE sigh: of relief that the day went well, of gratitude for loved ones… Read the rest
Waddaya mean, you don’t like fruitcake?
OK, I won’t try to convince you otherwise. There are enough wretched fruitcakes out there that I can totally see your point.
Me, I love fruitcake – my own homemade fruitcake, filled with apricots… Read the rest
I look forward to the traditions associated with holidays because I find comfort in doing the same things each year. Many of our family traditions include food. We work together in the kitchen to create foods we often eat only… Read the rest
Have you ever had a dream about your closet?
I sure have. In fact, I dream about my closet a lot.
A typical closet dream goes like this. I need an outfit to wear to an occasion, so I head… Read the rest
The theme of our annual King Arthur Flour holiday cookie decorating contest this year is snow people and ginger people.
And the big winners? People in need – all over the world.
This year, in addition to the usual King… Read the rest
“What’s for breakfast?”
You probably hear that plaintive query most mornings. But if you celebrate Christmas, at this time of year it’s more likely one you’re asking yourself: What’s the Christmas breakfast going to be this year?
Christmas breakfast has… Read the rest
Most adults have no idea how many calories they burn in a day, so they don’t realize that a piece of pecan pie that has 500 calories is probably 25% of all the calories they need for a day.
Calories… Read the rest