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Homemade Hamburger Buns

Homemade Hamburger Buns are super soft with the slightest hint of sweetness. A word of warning — this recipe is so good it will ruin packaged buns for you. There is no going back. Why make your own Burger Buns? We spend lots of time thinking about what type of meat (or meat substitute) we…

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Rhubarb Scones

Rhubarb Scones are light and fluffy with pockets of tangy fresh rhubarb. They’re perfect for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea or snack time. Between my 7-year stint as pastry chef at a British tea shop and baking for family and friends, at this point in my life I’ve baked, literally, tens of thousands of scones. This…

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Hi, I’m Eileen

I’m Eileen, blogger, cookbook author and trained pastry chef. I have always loved teaching people how to bake. I firmly believe that, with a little guidance and a good recipe, anyone can bake from scratch.

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