So, I’m probably like a million years behind many of you on this, but I recently discovered a great (new to me) baking product: Pillsbury’s Baking Spray with Flour. (And no, Pillsbury isn’t paying me to say this … but I wish they were.)
Why do I love it? Well, it means I don’t have to butter AND flour my baking pans to make sure cakes and tarts don’t stick. And, of course, it’s awesome that I can simply spray my pans instead of smearing butter all over them a paper towel and then trying not to make a mess of my kitchen while sprinkling flour on them—never a very fun task.
I still keep regular baking spray around for everyday tasks, but I love this for baking. You can find it right by the PAM and other brand spray oils in the supermarket.
In other news, I was invited back to Japp’s Since 1879 again this weekend, and they officially have a license to serve food! (Last week I had to get my own—an expensive and nerve-wracking endeavor, let me tell you.) Since their event coordinator called me soon after they received the license yesterday, I had to rush to come up with an easy but delicious menu for Friday night, but I think I did pretty well. Here it is:
Do you, dear readers, have any suggestions for gourmet hot dogs? Doug and I searched far and wide for inspiration, and came up a little lacking. I’d love to hear about the gourmet hot dog adventures you’ve had or experienced! Leave your ideas and recipes in the comment section.