Packing the perfect picnic basket

Packing the perfect picnic basket

Sometimes, packing the perfect picnic basket is just as fun as the outing itself. First, there’s planning out the menu, and then there’s discovering all the clever ways to pack up the food and keep it presentable. And shopping for just the right picnic basket and all the portable accessories is a blast. We at […]

Making a Cookie Brittle Milkshake

Making a Cookie Brittle Milkshake

Being in the business of dreaming up ways to make everything in life sweeter, the bakers of Mother Rucker’s Sweets have come up with just the thing to take your milkshake recipe from ordinary to gourmet: cookie brittle. Nothing complements a cold, creamy, sweet milkshake like the surprising texture and rich flavor of expertly baked cookie […]

Our favorite sweet, homemade Easter treats

Our favorite sweet, homemade Easter treats

Easter sweets give us a chance to color everything in happy pastel hues — a sort of culinary tribute to spring. Jelly beans and store-bought chocolate bunnies are always fun, but homemade treats will wow your friends and family with their presentation and scrumptiousness. Being in the business of making life joyful, we at Mother […]

Use These Tips to Avoid Common Baking Failures

Use These Tips to Avoid Common Baking Failures

Sooner or later, anyone who loves baking will experience a total disaster in the kitchen. Maybe it’s the brownie recipe that comes out of the oven as hard as a brick, the cake that deflates or the muffins that crumble into a total mess. Although there could be any number of reasons for your baking […]

5 of our favorite Valentine’s Day dessert recipes

5 of our favorite Valentine’s Day dessert recipes

Nothing says “I love you” quite like giving your sweetheart something sweet, rich and indulgent on Valentine’s Day. Being bakers of sweet treats ourselves, we at Mother Rucker’s Sweets have a knack for knowing a good dessert when we see one. That’s why we’re passing along a few outstanding Valentine’s Day dessert recipes we love. […]