If You Bake A Cake From Scratch

There are various philosophies regarding the “what-works-for-me” method of mixing cake batter from scratch. Homemakers from decades past learned mixing techniques from their mothers and grandmothers, often without the aid of electrical appliances. Mixing batter manually with a wooden spoon produced tried-and-true results for hungry dessert-loving tummies. Also siphoned from this practice was a payoff […]

The Baking Poofers

The corner kitchen cabinet in our farm home held a mother lode of baking fun for this future Miss NiNi! It sat nestled between the east wall and attached string of upper cupboards and towered over the counter top on which stood Mom’s early 1950’s Hamilton Beach white and black stand mixer. Various containers were […]