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Pinterest Pass or Fail: Melting Snowman Cookies
December 4, 2016

Pinterest Pass or Fail: Melting Snowman Cookies
By Kitchen Crew

Pinterest is a magical place. It's a land where every recipe and craft turn out perfect and photograph impeccably (insert eyes rolling). While there are a lot of Pinterest success...

Celebrating Christmas Around the World
December 3, 2016

Celebrating Christmas Around the World
By Kitchen Crew

Want to learn about different cultures and how they celebrate Christmas? Maybe, try implementing some of these fun traditions from around the world!   ArgentinaDecorate your home with globos (floating lanterns)...

8 Ways to Jazz Up Basic Hot Chocolate
December 3, 2016

8 Ways to Jazz Up Basic Hot Chocolate
By Kitchen Crew

Hot chocolate is a great treat in the winter. Chocolate, milk and a bit of whipped cream on top, it always seems to evoke a smile. We've come up with...

How to Decorate Cookies with Royal Icing
December 2, 2016

How to Decorate Cookies with Royal Icing
By Kitchen Crew

Do you regularly walk into your local bakery and wonder how their seasonal cookies are decorated so beautifully? Their trick? Royal icing. Besides making them look pretty, royal icing actually...

How to Make Royal Icing
December 1, 2016

How to Make Royal Icing
By Kitchen Crew

Ever see those beautiful, perfectly decorated sugar cookies and wonder how they were made? Or want to create a gingerbread house from scratch rather than purchasing an expensive one? The...

14 Gingerbread Recipes
December 1, 2016

14 Gingerbread Recipes
By Kitchen Crew

Run, run as fast as you can and catch these delicious gingerbread recipes this holiday season!

World Food Championships 2016 Recap
November 29, 2016

World Food Championships 2016 Recap
By Kitchen Crew

We may have been at the beach for the World Food Championships, but there was no relaxing going on. Our Just A Pinch cooks were on fire! Day 1:...

Sweet Cookies for the Holiday Season
November 29, 2016
Janet’s Notebook

Janet’s NotebookSweet Cookies for the Holiday Season
By Janet Tharpe

Take out the flour, check the sugar and leave the butter on the counter to soften, it's Christmas cookie season! This is one of my happiest times of the year....

17 Scrumptious French Toast Recipes
November 28, 2016

17 Scrumptious French Toast Recipes
By Kitchen Crew

Take a break from waffles and pancakes by whipping up some of these wonderful french toast recipes. Trust us, your family will thank you!

How to Work Off Thanksgiving Dinner
November 28, 2016

How to Work Off Thanksgiving Dinner
By Kitchen Crew

You ate until your button popped...now what? Here are 4 exercises to help you burn the Thanksgiving feast! 1. Squats All that bread that went to your bum? Burn it...

15 Recipes for When You're Sick of Turkey
November 27, 2016

15 Recipes for When You're Sick of Turkey
By Kitchen Crew

In need of a detox from all those Thanksgiving leftovers? Here are some non-turkey, somewhat-healthy, super yummy recipes for you to make instead!

Gluten-Free Baking Tips
November 27, 2016

Gluten-Free Baking Tips
By Kitchen Crew

When it comes to gluten-free baking, your first attempt might feel kind of like you stepped into a foreign country.  At first, it may seem that there are a million...

7 Tips for Black Friday Shopping
November 25, 2016

7 Tips for Black Friday Shopping
By Kitchen Crew

If you love a good bargain, chances are, you love Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving is widely known as the nation’s single biggest shopping day all year long. True,...

Thanksgiving Dinner Disasaters
November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Dinner Disasaters
By Kitchen Crew

Did the Thanksgiving turkey not thaw out in time? Was the turkey cooked for two days? Start a fire on the stove after forgetting about the gravy? It seems...

5 Tips for Safely Storing Holiday Leftovers
November 23, 2016

5 Tips for Safely Storing Holiday Leftovers
By Kitchen Crew

The holidays are about eating great food... and then feasting on the leftovers. Make sure your leftovers stay fresh as long as possible by following these 5 simple steps. 1)...

A Sweet Ending To Thanksgiving
November 22, 2016
Janet’s Notebook

Janet’s NotebookA Sweet Ending To Thanksgiving
By Janet Tharpe

The turkey has been eaten, leftovers are packed up and hopefully, you picked the winners in the Thanksgiving football games. Now, it's onto dessert. Were you tasked with making the...

Easy Last Minute Thanksgiving Dishes to Pass
November 21, 2016

Easy Last Minute Thanksgiving Dishes to Pass
By Kitchen Crew

You have a little over an hour before the big feast... and you JUST remembered you need to bring a dish to pass. What are you going to do? Make...

How to Easily Carve a Turkey
November 21, 2016

How to Easily Carve a Turkey
By Kitchen Crew

The table is set, guests are ready to sit down and the question of the day is about to be answered. Who is going to carve the turkey? This year,...