Active dry yeast and instant yeast both help leaven bread and provide an airy light texture but they do so in slightly different ways and there rsquo s one major difference in how you use them active dry yeast needs to be dissolved in water before using while instant yeast can be mixed right into dry ingredients here rsquo s everything you need to know about these yeasts including how to swap.

A homemade food gift created in the kitchen is truly a joy to give or receive from snack mixes and candies to mini bundt cakes and more homemade food gifts deliver a taste of the holidays dress up your beautiful work with these ideas for packaging edible gifts.

Knowing when to throw out food can be tricky especially dry goods most packaged products come labeled with a use by sell by or best by date but hellip.

Consider what you need to store typically before buying as this smaller set may not be sufficient for all your foods for example a full box of cereal is unlikely to fit in the 8 cup container this might be an especially great set for a bulk buyer who buy in smaller quantities than most pre packaged goods buy it 25 amazon com.

Cake flour has a very fine texture and is often used in light baked goods like cookies and cakes it is higher in starch and lower in protein according to the wheat foods council one cup of cake flour can be made by measuring 1 cup all purpose flour removing 2 tablespoons of flour and replacing that with 2 tablespoons of cornstarch.

This is an all natural ingredients and spices mix that has a little secret ingredient homemade shake and bake i love pre packaged goods just like the next person but anything hydrogenated is gross this honestly is so easy to make and is so delicious tips tricks for making homemade shake and bake.

Shop for non perishable goods you can buy flour sugar brown sugar corn syrup canned pumpkin packaged stuffing and cornbread mixes rice and fresh or hellip.

Old fashioned sour cream glazed donut truffles are super easy to make and you only need three ingredients well four ingredients if you count the sprinkles the only part of this recipe that requires much attention is the breaking down of the donuts into hellip.

Thanks for these tips i used to send cookies to my brother when he was a marine stationed in afghanistan needless to say my cookies went on quite a journey they traveled for approximately 2 weeks before arriving one of the tips i used hellip.

Yes the only difference will be in color and taste just to state the obvious light brown sugar makes baked goods with lighter color and milder flavor dark brown darker colored baked goods with more assertive but still very mild molasses flavor structurally the two sugars function the same.

35 party appetizer recipes your guests will love whether youre looking for classic bite sized party appetizers like bruschetta deviled eggs and cocktail meatballs to gather with family and friends or need ideas for festive finger food or holiday platters that you can make ahead of time weve got all the inspiration youll need in this special collection of our best party appetizer recipes.

Basmati wild jasmine and white rice all keep for years so long as they remain tightly sealed and that the harvested crop didnt have any bug eggs among them when packaged this is more common than you think once you open the box or bag store the rice in an airtight container or a freezer bag to keep the grains fresh.