Guest Picks: Holiday Baking 101
20 stylish finds to help crank out those Christmas cookies like a pro
I'm a freelance food writer and photographer based in San Francisco. My blog, Lick My Spoon (http://lickmyspoon.com), chronicles my food adventures and love for all things delicious. Food culture fascinates me and I believe in the power of sharing it.
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'Tis the season to fire up that oven! Nothing says the holidays to me like the smell of butter and sugar transforming into something delicious in the kitchen. This year treat someone with a homemade gift, baked with love. — Stephanie from Lick My Spoon
Baking will be a hoot with these little guys by your side. I know I could benefit from a little whimsy and wisdom looking over me in the kitchen.
Hii-yaaa! Bring these Ninjabread Men to your cookie swap and watch them dropkick all the other cookies.
This Partridge in a Pear Tree cookie cutter is just too darling for words. It's a holiday tradition in the making.
The secret to evenly baked, uniform, perfectly shaped cookies has finally been revealed: cookie scoops. They'll change your life.
I love this idea for organizing all the various flours and sugars I keep collecting.
These gingham ramekins are just adorable and would be a festive touch for any holiday table. Personal chocolate souffles for Christmas? I think so.
Give your homemade treats a pretty home with these holiday gift boxes. They'll be dressed to impress.
This tray is perfect for showing off your holiday cookies. I love that it is made of wood.
This would be a fun baking project to do with kids. Can you say gingerbread house landscaping?
These doily plates are a ladylike way to dress up your holiday dessert spread.
This cupcake carrier is too cute. It's great way to transport your baked goods in style.
I love the vintage look of these cookie tins. Plus, you just know they'll be reused.
Cookies for Santa go here.
I love the easy, breezy, chic look of this apron. You'll look like someone who bakes with pearls on and sends guests home with freshly made shortbread.
Good baking starts with good ingredients. Splurge on real vanilla beans for special baking projects and taste the difference.
I love the idea of gifting this ruffled loaf dish with some homemade gingerbread, apple cake or banana bread already in it.
When you have multiple things cooking, these retro magnetic kitchen timers will keep you on point.
Because who has time to clean a pastry bag?
A kitchen scale is the first step to joining the baking big leagues.
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Ideabook updated on Dec. 18, 2011.
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