Summer is my favorite time of the year. It is warm and sunny, and people are busy spending time with one another at picnics, weddings, family reunions, sporting events, and vacations. Here’s a fun grab-bag of summer tips and tricks to keep things running smoothly.
- Summer is the perfect time to get caught reading recipes and build your food literacy muscles! For great new baking “tools” and “tips” check out this fantastic website!
- Family reunions and BBQ’s are popping up everywhere! Click on quick-to-bake savory and sweet mini cakes, tarts, quiches, pies, and dips galore at the following websites: www.solofoods.com, www.cabotcheese.com and www.landolakes.com
- Are you planning a summer wedding? Receptions practically REQUIRE cheese cakes and mini meringues. It’s great they can be made in so many great flavor options. Find test kitchen tips to assist at www.bettycrocker.com, www.chsugar.com, www.dominosugar.com
- Never overlook pantry and culinary gift baskets for house-warming gifts! Check out gourmet mixes, culinary tools and more at www.rabbitcreekgourmet.com, www.shawneemilling.com, www.houseautry.com, www.bobsredmill.com and www.kingarthurflour.com
Don’t forget to check out the Home Baking Association for more inspiration.
Sharon Davis, Home Baking Association