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July 27, 2017
Mud Hen Bars were not created by the Toledo Mud Hens, but they share the name of a less-than-attractive bird. What the bars lack in aesthetics they make up for in flavor. Alexandra Floersch / Forum News Serviceplay button
Mud Hen Bars: Not beautiful, but they are tasty
July 27, 2017 - 7:16am
June 29, 2017
Patriotic Rollup (or Triple Berry Angel Food Rollup) is a flavorful, easy, and low-cal option for the Fourth of July. Alexandra Floersch / Forum News Serviceplay button
A Fourth of July dessert that's festive, delicious and low-calorie
June 29, 2017 - 7:49am
June 14, 2017
Rosy Rhubarb-Meringue Cake is elegant but easy to make. Alexandra Floersch / Forum News Serviceplay button
Beyond the crisp: A beautiful way to bake with rhubarb
June 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
June 8, 2017
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Spicy, creamy, decadent: Try Thai iced tea cupcakes
June 8, 2017 - 6:07am
June 7, 2017
Strawberry coffee cake. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Strawberries and cake? You can't go wrong with this perfect treat
June 7, 2017 - 8:35am
April 6, 2017
Gin and Tonic CakeMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
Cocktail cake: Gin and tonic makes dessert refreshing, slightly boozy
April 6, 2017 - 9:12am
March 15, 2017
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GREAT INDOORS: Try St. Patrick's day Irish cream Guinness bread
March 15, 2017 - 6:38pm
August 6, 2012
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Prairie Kitchen blog: Baking tips for the home baker
August 6, 2012 - 8:43am
June 29, 2012
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From NY Life to Farmer's Wife blog: This girl needs a hobby
June 29, 2012 - 9:03am
February 9, 2012
Chef Jeff blog: Show your love with whoopie pies
February 9, 2012 - 8:43am
April 25, 2011
Scandinavian Apricot Almond Bars have a shortbread crust that is slathered with apricot preserves and topped with slivered almonds. Photo by Sue Doeden
Scandinavian delights ... all in one book
April 25, 2011 - 12:00am
Lucy Retka places a pan of her macaroons on a cooling rack during a recent holiday baking day with friends. (Tribune photos by Ron Adams)
Making Christmas memories
December 25, 2010 - 8:00am
Baking exchange recipes
December 25, 2010 - 8:00am
July 28, 2010
Patty Viaene, a co-director of the Taher food service at Ridgewater College, right, shows Matti Johnson, 10, of New London, how to apply filling to a pastry. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Ridgewater summer campers learn about bread-baking, buffets
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
It's Christmas cookie central as West Central Industries churns out thousands of cookies for holiday tables
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am