The Gygi Guide to Baking

Very few things can calm the mind and fill the heart like a good baking session- but when that moment of release turns into stress, it can be easy…

The Gygi Guide to Chocolate

We’ve got so much information about chocolate, it can be hard to know where to begin. So we’re making that easier for you, and telling you to start right…

Troubleshooting Sourdough Starter

A young sourdough starter only needs a few basic things to become active & thrive. So when you take the time to nourish yours for weeks without seeing any…

All About Sourdough Discard

When approaching the idea of creating, maintaining, and using a sourdough starter, questions about the DISCARD are what we get most often – and for good reason! You’re throwing…

sourdough starter in a glass jar with loose fitting lid

How to Start a Sourdough Starter

When it comes to learning how to make sourdough bread if you’ve never tried (or felt like you’ve failed in the past), sudden anxiety may ensue. It can feel…

Gygi Holiday Cookie Guide

When we take the time to reflect on past Christmas memories, so many of them are connected to cooking, creating, and sharing in the kitchen. Whether it’s baking multiple…

Cranberry Orange Shortbread

We have many fond memories of receiving shortbread cookies as gifts during the holidays, so it only felt natural to include a recipe for one in this guide. This…

Pizzelle

Pizzelle cookies not only feature a buttery delicious flavor, but they have a perfectly crisp texture. While these cookies originated in Italy and traditionally include anise flavoring, we have…

Chocolate Orange Cookies

Growing up, we always knew that Christmas was quickly approaching when the chocolate oranges started appearing in the grocery store. That classic holiday flavor was our inspiration in designing…