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Kate Donahue

I am a baker who is in the kitchen constantly, usually with a 4-year-old and a 2-year-old on a step stool which can make for some unique challenges. I author the site Food Babbles is a place to find classic treats and unique sweets. You’ll also find freshly baked breads, savory tarts and more. I especially love baking warm, tender homemade bread. There's something about taking the time to create crusty breads for dinner, sweet breads for a brunch or a batch of muffins for our breakfast from scratch.

May 4, 2015

The Silpat Macaron Kit is a recipe for success. This kit comes with everything you need to successfully master macaron making. Once you open the box you’ll find all the tools of the trade. A pastry brush, a thermometer, a dough scraper, a 12-inch pastry bag and two 11mm piping tips start your journey off …

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September 23, 2013

The Magimix Colored Vision Toaster by Robot-Coupe is a genius idea. This see-through toaster is quickly becoming my favorite appliance. Being able to watch your bread as it toasts is an invaluable feature giving you the ability to use the preprogrammed settings or just look inside. No more popping up to check on how your …

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February 6, 2013

On The Taste, four brilliant culinary minds need four cooks to join their kitchen. The concept is that each contestant has an hour to create the perfect bite to serve the judges in a blind taste test. The panelists know nothing about the person who has prepared this bite or even what ingredients were used. …

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