What to do if you don’t have any buttermilk ! 

This was posted on Facebook from marthastewart.com. I never have buttermilk In my fridge unless I know ahead of time that I will need it. Usually I just decide to make something that requires buttermilk & I have always added vinegar to milk to make a substitute. This short video discusses 4 different  ways to make substitutions for  buttermilk. Definitely worthwhile watching it Here is … Continue reading What to do if you don’t have any buttermilk ! 

Butter !

I just read this article  from Chatelaine magazine. I subscribe to thier email newsletter and there are usually good recipes and articles. This article is about butter. Very interesting to know how cold, room temperature or melted butter effect baking and what each is best for Here is the link to the article http://www.chatelaine.com/recipes/recipe-collections/how-butter-works-why-recipes-call-for-cold-soft-or-melted-butter/ Continue reading Butter !

Why is my Lemon Meringue Pie watery?? 

I never knew why sometimes my Lemon Meringue Pie is watery and sometimes it isn’t  I found this article and am going to follow the advise given in it this weekend. Hoping you will find it useful in case you have ever experienced this yourself! http://www.bhg.com/recipes/how-to/bake/how-to-prevent-meringue-pie-topping-from-weeping/ Continue reading Why is my Lemon Meringue Pie watery??