How to Prepare Rhubarb

Nothing reminds me more of the taste of summer like a strawberry rhubarb pie. The flaky crust, perfect blend of sweet and sour, and always homemade. Rhubarb is a versatile vegetable most commonly used to enhance the flavor of other fruits. But it can also be used on its own to make delicious jams, cakes, […]

Summertime is Strawberry Picking Time

Strawberry shortcake, strawberry tarts, and strawberry muffins. Sound familiar? How about strawberry Hummus or strawberry cinnamon rolls? From classics to unique surprises, there are tons of wonderful recipes that incorporate strawberries. There is nothing like a strawberry rhubarb pie in a homemade, flaky pie crust. Why not go with fresh ones? Strawberry farms are fun […]

First-Time Bread Makers: What You Need to Know

Ahh. The smell of freshly baked bread. Baking bread at home is not only fun, but a great way to stretch resources. In avoiding the grocery stores, it is also a means of doing something constructive while social distancing. The very best breads are usually the simplest. Every good bread is built with four simple […]

Three Essentials to the Perfect Pizza Dough

Pizza. It is just one of those foods for which there is no replacement. When you want pizza you just have to have it. Have you ever been let down when in one of those pizza moods?  Whether delivered, pulled out of the freezer, or microwaved, we have all had a bad pie. We at […]

Common Baking Substitutes

Choose Substitutes Wisely There are many reasons to use substitutes in baking. Health concerns, dietary restrictions, and allergies, just to name a few. There are also environmental concerns and ethical reasons to consider. And hey, sometimes you are just out of milk! Whatever your motivation is to use a substitute, having access to a master […]

The Experience is Sweeter Than the Cookie

The most powerful glue to any family is shared experiences. Or frosting. Frosting is a good glue too. This week, we are bringing the kids into the kitchen for a dose of geometry, fractions, and cookies. Who doesn’t like good old fashioned cut-out cookies? Kids in the Kitchen – Episode II In my house there […]

Banana Muffins: Solving the Breakfast Runaround

Do you have picky eaters at your table? I know I was one of those. While there are many theories about the behavior of picky eaters, chances are, your kids could just be kids. They do not always eat what we want them to. My mother’s most effective way of solving pickiness was to have […]

Fish Fry with the Family

When I was a child, my mother, looking to broaden our horizons, introduced my brother, sister, and I to baked fish. It did not go very well. The next week she decided to try again, only this time she fried the fish. Eventually, she taught us the process and all three of us still make […]

Gift Biz Unwrapped – Podcast

Want to learn more about Good Measures? Gift Biz Unwrapped released a podcast interview this morning with Roger Sudnick, the founder of Good Measure’s Foods. Click here to hear Roger discusses the origins of the Good Measures concept, keys to launching a successful product in the retail grocery channel and some divine inspiration that […]

Good Measures™ Foods New Grocery Items

Good Measures™ Introduces the Biggest Innovation in Baking Flour Since…. Flour! Chicago, IL – December 17, 2019 Good Measures™ is launching flour packaging which meets the needs of today’s busy bakers.  With six 1-cup flour pouches in each box, Good Measures™ is easier to store and easier to pour than big paper bags of flour.  […]

Baking Conversion Chart

For best results, we recommend weighing your ingredients with a digital scale. A cup of all-purpose flour weighs 4 1/4 ounces or 120 grams. This baking conversion chart is a quick reference for volume, ounces, and grams equivalencies for common ingredients.