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Frog Cupcakes II

Have everyone green with envy at the next bake sale when you present these "toad"ally cute cupcakes!

Tips & Advice

Coloring Icing

Color is as important to your cake as choosing the decorations and flavor of the cake. There are various techniques that can be used to give different effects to your icing.

Icing Color Chart

Using paste icing colors allows you to achieve a wide variety of icing colors. From apricot, burgundy, periwinkle or whatever you desire and you only need a toothpick full of color to tint a batch of icing.

Icing Comparison Chart

There are numerous types of icing that serve different purposes. This Icing Comparison Chart describes the differences between them including storage, best used for, consistency and other information.

Icing The Cake

Have you ever wanted to achieve a nice smooth finish with a leveled top on your cake? There are tips that the pros used to accomplish this. With a little practice and the right icing, it is easy to do.

But First, Coffee

Americans love their coffee. Millions of people drink at least one cup of coffee per day and many get their caffeine fix with a specialty coffee drink.

The Perfect Blend

Finding the right daily nutritional balance is no easy feat. Managing sugar, carbohydrate, fat and red meat intake takes serious effort and planning, but...

Savory Snacking with Cheese

Expanding your culinary horizons doesn’t have to be limited to dinnertime. In fact, snacks are a perfect chance to experiment with unfamiliar flavors, whether they are completely new or a variation of a treat you already enjoy.

Sensational Spring Flavors

Between blossoming flowers and warmer temperatures, there are plenty of reasons to spend more time outside. Brighten up your spring family gatherings with the sweet flavors of the season. You can prepare a delicious brunch for your family or...

Surimi Seafood Adds Spring Flavor to...

Spring is finally here and it is a great time to celebrate warmer weather and sunnier days by hosting get-togethers with friends and family. And if you're looking to impress with a dish ripe for spring, surimi is a flavorful ingredient to add to salads, sandwiches...

Types of Milk Explained

Many Americans have milk in their refrigerator, but what types of milk are they drinking? There are different types of dairy milk to fit every age and lifestyle – whether it's organic, flavored or lactose-free, there are a variety of fat and calorie levels to choose from.

Make Your Ham Brunch Shine This Spring

It's time to shed those winter layers and enjoy the warmth and brightness of the spring season. And what's the best way to do this, you might ask? Why not give your spring occasions a taste of their own goodness by hosting a memorable, seasonally inspired brunch celebration.

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Many people know that sunlight is one of the best sources of vitamin D, but it can be difficult to get enough from sunshine alone during the winter months. This is especially true for those living in the northern United States from October through May because the sunshine is not strong enough. And...

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