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Hi, I’m Erika.
Baking recipe curator and tester.
I’m here to give you confidence that you are finding the recipe that’s right for you.
I test recipes side-by-side and use a data-driven approach to analyze and rank the “best” recipes and put it all together for you.
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Thanks to COVID quarantine life, I know access to grocery stores and certain ingredient may be limited these days. With this in mind, I curated the following list of easy recipes from my past bake offs–all of these use 10 ingredients or less (not counting salt and water)! In each category, I list my top…
Chocolate chip cookies will always hold a special place in my heart–they were, after all, the topic of my first-ever bake off bake in 2017! I’ve also dabbled in vegan baking in the past and have experimented with many, many mediocre/disappointing recipes. So I was very excited to take a more methodical approach to finding…
I’m almost positive that the lemon bars of my youth were these Krusteaz mix bars. They made rare appearances in our household’s rotation of the more popular Ghiradelli brownie mix and Neiman Marcus chocolate chip cookies. I’d never thought to try to top them, but when many of you requested a lemon bar bake off,…
Growing up, the first snickerdoodles I remember eating were made by my Auntie Wilma, who brought them on our annual camping trip. My recollection of them are pale and thick, a little cakey, lightly crackled, a little tart and utterly addicting. This formative experience greatly influenced what I look for in an ideal snickerdoodle (i.e.…