Blog posts in Misc.

12 Things to Bake for Thanksgiving

It’s the holidays, which means it’s officially time to bust out your apron and bake until you run out of clean dishes.

Kidding.

(But not really).

Pinterest is a veritable buffet of options when it comes to what you’re going to put on this year’s Thanksgiving menu, and I rounded up some of the most amazing recipes out there for this special feature. Loosen your pants, crack open a bottle of wine, and break out the stand mixer — it’s time to bake.

Buying and Storing Foods in Bulk

Mason jars with dried fruit

Montanans know better than anyone, the fewer trips you have to make to the grocery store, the happier everyone is. Buying in bulk saves money, trips to the store, and is great for being prepared for emergency scenarios like blizzards and hurricanes.

It also cuts down dramatically on the environmental footprint of our food purchasing habits, reducing travel and waste from packaging.

But how do you store food long term without it going bad?

Natural, Gluten-Free, Allergy-Friendly Halloween Treats

Okay, let’s not pretend that Halloween is a sensible time to stick to strict dietary guidelines. Chocolate and sugar rushes are the spices of life this time of year, but for many, they don’t have a choice.

Some have dietary intolerances to things like dairy and gluten that make it downright dangerous for them to eat them, while others have allergies that can make Halloween incredibly challenging for parents.

14 Kitchen Gadgets No Baker Should Live Without

KitchenAid mixer attachments

Calling all bread bakers, muffin makers, and cup-cakers — it’s time to go shopping. 

Having the right tools means less prep, more pride, less mess, and more mastery. It is oh-so-satisfying to watch a loaf of bread rise perfectly at 5,000 feet above sea level, to get a cheesecake out of the pan without it falling apart, to make a cherry pie with fresh Flathead cherries, so we reckon it’s time you upped your arsenal of kitchen gadgets.