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Flavorful: 150 Irresistible Desserts in All-Time Favorite Flavors

Flavorful: 150 Irresistible Desserts in All-Time Favorite Flavors

I love cookbooks that offer innovation, inspiring me to play with flavors that I don’t use very often or to use ingredients in new ways. But most of the time, I’m not looking to make the most exotic recipe I can. Instead, I’m looking to make the most delicious and that often means sticking with classic, familiar flavors and simply amping them up. In Flavorful: ... Read More »

A La Mode

A La Mode Cookbook

A scoop of ice cream is often the best way to finish off a homemade dessert. This is especially true of fruit based cobblers and pies, but anything from cookies to cake can be improved with ice cream. Most recipes, when suggesting that you serve your treat a la mode, recommend reaching for a good quality vanilla ice cream. Vanilla is not only delicious, but ... Read More »

The Negroni: Drinking to La Dolce Vita, with Recipes & Lore

The Negroni: Drinking to La Dolce Vita, with Recipes & Lore

Negronis are a classic cocktail made with gin, Campari and sweet vermouth, with their signature red color coming from Campari, which is a bitter aperitif. The Negroni: Drinking to La Dolce Vita, with Recipes & Lore is a cocktail book dedicated to this very recognizable drink – and there is a lot more to it than the three simple ingredients that are needed to make ... Read More »

Ice Cream Adventures

Ice Cream Adventures

Homemade ice cream is one of the most wonderful things that you can treat yourself to on a hot summer day. Ice cream can be made in an almost unlimited variety of flavors, though we tend to stick with classic vanilla, chocolate and coffee ice creams as base recipes most of the time. This isn’t a bad thing – after all, these flavors are classics ... Read More »

Modern Eclairs

Modern Eclairs

If you can’t remember the last time you ate an eclair, that means it has been too long. Eclairs have been on a steady climb back to popularity over the past few years and show no signs of slowing down. In Modern Eclairs: and Other Sweet and Savory Puffs, you’ll find dozens of recipes for creative eclairs and other interesting pastries that you can make ... Read More »

One Dough, Ten Breads: Making Great Bread by Hand

One Dough, Ten Breads: Making Great Bread by Hand

Making bread by hand is a great skill to have as a baker. Not only is it stress-relieving to mix and knead dough, but it’s simply nice to know that you don’t need any special equipment to make a delicious loaf. The book One Dough, Ten Breads: Making Great Bread by Hand is designed to teach you how to make breads easily, by hand in ... Read More »

Madeleines: Elegant French Tea Cakes to Bake and Share

Madeleines: Elegant French Tea Cakes to Bake and Share

Madeleines are delicious little cakes that pair perfectly with coffee and tea. Though I don’t make them on a regular basis, I have quite the collection of madeleine pans that attest to my appreciation of them. If you want to get a little more use out of your madeleine pans, consider adding Madeleines: Elegant French Tea Cakes to Bake and Share to your cookbook collection. ... Read More »

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