52 Ingredients: Cinnamon

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is known as one of the most popular and sacred spices. From its role as anointing oil in the Bible to one of the main ingredients in Egyptian embalming fluid, cinnamon has had a rich history.

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6 Tips for Baking Cookies at High Altitude

Posted on December 15, 2014
Tips for Baking Cookies at High Altitude

Throughout my life, I've baked many a cookie. They've even baked well in the Mile High City whereas my cakes and brownies weren't always so lucky. But, if you live at 7,000 feet or higher, even cookies might put up a bit of a fight. But don't worry! These tips will will be your best friends when it comes to baking cookies at high altitude. Read on.

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Treasure Hunting: Fiesta Grande Glass

Posted on December 15, 2014
Fiesta Grande Glass

¡Ay, caramba! It’s time to get your fiesta on, and that means it’s time to drink some margaritas. This 16-3/4 oz Fiesta Grande Glass is the perfect vessel to fuel the party. A fabulous perk of this Libbey Glassware product is that it comes with a lifetime no-chip guarantee. How cool!

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Tips for Baking Cakes and Pies at High Altitude

Posted on December 12, 2014
Baking Cakes and Pies at High Altitude

Picture this. You've grown up your whole life following the directions on the back of a cake mix box and never had a single problem. You made your cakes from scratch and they always turned out wonderful. That is, until you decided to move someplace with an elevation of more than 3,000 feet. Then everything changed and your cakes just didn't seem to come out right anymore. What happened?

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What We’re Reading This Weekend, or: Modern Holiday Miracles

gameboy color

In 1999, there was a mass shortage of Gameboy Colors because of the immense—albeit unexpected—popularity of the Pokémon franchise. It was talked about at school, on TV, and most importantly at my dinner table. Over slops of mashed potatoes and meatloaf, my parents made it abundantly clear a Gameboy Color—teal, with Super Mario Bros. Deluxe—was out of the picture.

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