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Applesauce Cake Roll

This recipe is so easy and elegant. The heartwarming flavors of applesauce combine with vanilla ice cream to create an irresistible treat.

Tips & Advice

Coloring Icing

Color is as important to your cake as choosing the decorations and flavor of the cake. There are various techniques that can be used to give different effects to your icing.

Icing Color Chart

Using paste icing colors allows you to achieve a wide variety of icing colors. From apricot, burgundy, periwinkle or whatever you desire and you only need a toothpick full of color to tint a batch of icing.

Icing Comparison Chart

There are numerous types of icing that serve different purposes. This Icing Comparison Chart describes the differences between them including storage, best used for, consistency and other information.

Icing The Cake

Have you ever wanted to achieve a nice smooth finish with a leveled top on your cake? There are tips that the pros used to accomplish this. With a little practice and the right icing, it is easy to do.

Create an Eggs-traordinary Easter Feast

Brighten up your Easter feast with unique flavor twists to refresh traditional dishes like ham and deviled eggs. And don’t forget the decorations – it’s easy to...

Natural Ways to Sleep Better

An estimated 50-70 million adults in the U.S. suffer from sleep disturbances, leaving many searching for natural, cost-effective solutions to improve sleep...

Every Bunny Loves Easter

With Easter just around the corner, everyone is hopping to the candy aisle to pick up tasty treats. Celebrate the fun of the season with special sweets...

Hop into Spring with Easter Desserts

From full-course brunches to simple sit-down dinners, Easter celebrations are a time to enjoy family, friends and the delicious tastes of spring.

Chocolatey and Fruity Treats with a Twist

When it comes to your sweet tooth, people often define themselves as chocolate lovers or fruity fans. When preparing for your next party, plan for unique treats sure to tickle the taste buds of both groups.

Sweet Potatoes, The Versatile Vegetable

If you're looking for a little variety to spice up your life, cooking with a versatile veggie such as the sweet potato may give your menu the satisfying kick you crave, along with a healthy dose of the nutrients...

5 Tips for Easy Family Weeknight Meals

Most families aspire to spend more time together around the dinner table, but between work and after-school activities, it's hard to find the time.

Get Creative with After School Snacks

For teens and tweens, after school snacks can pose a bit of a problem. Many options are geared toward younger (and smaller) bellies, while others may pack...

Pantry Essentials for Nutritious Homemade Meals

Every parent has been there. It’s Thursday afternoon and the kids are asking, “What’s for dinner?” Searching for inspiration, you head to the refrigerator, only...

Pasta Salad Makes Weeknight Dinner Quick and Healthy

Now is the time for diners to transition palates to lighter and healthier meals, especially those packed with fresh, satisfying ingredients.

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