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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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My earliest memory of peanut butter cookies isn’t the taste so much as the satisfying sensation of squashing a glistening tan ball down under the tines of a fork in the criss cross pattern. Peanut butter cookies have never been my go-to (chocolate chip forever), but I’ve also never met a pb cookie I didn’t…
Confession: I’ve never loved blueberry muffins (mostly because to me, fresh blueberries > cooked blueberries). I embarked on this bake off mostly because it was highly requested, and I know blueberry season is imminent! But surprisingly, after trying 12 blueberry muffin recipes, I found quite a few I liked. I discovered that my ideal muffin…
This is the third installment in the Baking Broadway series. Since Broadway is currently closed until early June, I’m partnering with Broadway Roulette for this mini baking series to bring Broadway to your kitchen while we’re all social distancing! Company is a Tony-award winning musical featuring a 35-year old who, surrounded by couple friends, doesn’t…
I grew up on the giant, sugar-crusted scones from Trader Joe’s, and I never ceased to be amazed at how the toaster oven could transform those soft, leaden, plastic-wrapped lumps into light and crispy slabs of craggy, buttery mouthfuls. After years of American scones, the first time I actually tried a British-style scone might have…