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…

The Gygi Guide to the Bosch Universal Mixer

The Bosch Universal mixer has a strong, belt-driven, AC motor. Its unique-shaped belt gives it strong torque without sacrificing speed (see this post for an inside look). It includes…

The Dime Test

ADJUSTING YOUR KITCHENAID MIXER WITH THE DIME TEST If you are seeing a lot of ingredients left in the bottom of your KitchenAid bowl, there is a chance that…

The Gygi Guide to KitchenAid Mixers

There are several varieties of KitchenAid mixers: tilt head, mini tilt head, and bowl-lift. Size options range from a 3.5-quart bowl to an 8-quart bowl. KitchenAids are gear-driven mixers.…

Introducing… Ankarsrum!

Drum roll, please… We didn’t know we could feel a love like this! We hadn’t heard of Ankarsrum before our testing, but after reading about it we knew we…

The Best Mixer for Macarons

These delicate cookies are notorious for being finicky and challenging to master. The key to perfect macarons is whipping the meringue until it forms stiff peaks and has a…

The Best Mixer for Whipping Cream

For years, many of our customers and social media followers have asked us, “What is the best mixer?” Instead of giving a straight answer, we would always reply with…

Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

Looking for a delicious, easy, and fluffy wheat bread recipe? Oh, we have it. This is a family recipe from my husband Matt’s childhood. Lisa (our Nana) shared this…