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Do You Love Pretzels? Then You’re Going To Love These Bite-Sized Little Treats

No Comments | Written on January 17, 2017 at 10:45 am , by

There seems to be a new food trend going around, and it is PRETZELS! We’re jumping on this food trend with these tasty little pretzel bites! They’re packed full of flavor and are really easy to make, but they’re better than regular pretzels, because they’re tiny!

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These Mushroom Stuffing Muffins Will Take That Muffin Tin To The Next Level

No Comments | Written on January 3, 2017 at 11:30 am , by

If you just take a look around your shelves and drawers, you could probably find a muffin tin somewhere around your house. However, who just wants to make the same muffins ALL the time? Nobody, is most likely the answer. So we’re bringing to you the tastiest savory muffin you’ve ever had!

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Food Styling Basics

8 Comments | Written on August 13, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Styling your food to be “picture perfect” is easier than you think!  You don’t need a closet full of dishes, linens and props to prepare a dish to be photographed.

In fact, I have narrowed it down to only 5 essential items needed to photograph just about any recipe!  Many of these you might already have in your kitchen.  Others can be found for pennies on the dollar at any garage sale or re-sale shop.

These tips can help anyone who is eager to enter our weekly and monthly recipe contests and want to take a beautiful photo of your dish.

Keep reading for 5 easy tricks of the trade!  

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How to Win a Recipe Contest

5 Comments | Written on July 26, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Hundreds, thousands, even MILLIONS of dollars are up for grabs through cooking and recipe contests every year.   Not to mention great prizes like kitchen equipment or even luxury vacations!

Recipe contests can also be a great way to get your “foot in the door” in the food world.  If you want to promote your food blog, are itching to write a cookbook, or even have dreams of someday hosting a TV show, you can build an impressive award-winning resume through cooking contests.

Anyone who has a passion for food, a bit of creative inspiration, and loves the trill of competition, you too can be part of the winners circle!  All you need is a few inside tips and advice to get going.

I have assembled my Top 10 Tips for Winning a Recipe Contest.  What are you waiting for?  You can’t win if you don’t enter!

Keep reading to learn how YOU can win!

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How to Write a Recipe

5 Comments | Written on July 12, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Whether you are writing down a family favorite, starting a blog, or entering a recipe contest, learning how to properly write a recipe is a valuable skill any food lover can use.

Below I have outlined a few standards and general rules of thumb when it comes to writing a recipe.  It is important to accurately communicate the ingredients and process, so your recipe can be recreated by others.

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Tips for Baking Cookies

13 Comments | Written on June 8, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

We are in the middle of cookie week here at Better Recipes.   The “Best Cookie Ever” contest will close tonight, so get those recipes in right away!

When baking the perfect cookie, it’s not only the recipe that counts, your equipment matters as well!  Some swear by silicone (Silpat) baking sheets, while others believe a great non-stick cookie sheet is just fine.  I decided to do a bit of investigative work to find out which is best for baking cookies!

Keep reading for my tips for baking cookies!

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