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Milk Bar Life

Milk Bar Life

Pastry Chef Christina Tosi has been on something of a rise to prominence over the pasty couple of years. As the head of Momofuku Milk Bar in New York City, the chef has found lots of fans of her desserts and has received plenty of acclaim from the food media. She has also been popping up on food tv shows on a regular basis and ... Read More »

Donna Bell’s Bake Shop

Donna Bell's Bake Shop

Fans of the hit show NCIS will immediately recognize the face of Pauley Perrette on the cover of Donna Bell’s Bake Shop: Recipes and Stories of Family, Friends, and Food. She plays forensic analyst Abby Sciuto on the show – but what you may not know is that she also owns a popular bakery in New York with her two best friends. Donna Bell’s Bake ... Read More »

The Art of Making Gelato

The Art of Making Gelato

Ice cream’s Italian counterpart, gelato, is just one more delicious frozen dessert to enjoy during the summer. While gelato shops – with their large display cases stocked with dozens of flavors – are fun to visit, you can learn to make all your favorite flavors without having top hop in the car, so you can eat like an Italian any time. In The Art of ... Read More »

Mug Cakes: 40 Speedy Cakes to Make in a Microwave

Mug Cakes: 40 Speedy Cakes to Make in a Microwave

Mug cakes are not substitute for oven-baked cakes when you want to make an especially impressive dessert or need to bake for a crowd. Mug cakes are perfect when you want to treat yourself to a little something special without devoting a lot of time or resources to it – and when you want to do it quickly. These little cakes are baked in mugs ... Read More »

Buttercream Dreams: Small Cakes, Big Scoops, and Sweet Treats

Buttercream Dreams: Small Cakes, Big Scoops, and Sweet Treats

There is nothing like a cupcake to perk you up on a day when you’re feeling a big down – or put an even bigger smile on your face when you’re already having a good day! Though cupcakes were certainly a trendy food in the past couple of years, these little cakes aren’t just a flash in the pan. Everyone loves a good cupcake and ... Read More »

Naked Cakes: Simply Stunning Cakes

Naked Cakes: Simply Stunning Cakes

I enjoy looking at a beautifully decorated cake just as much as the next baker, but I’ve had enough cakes to know that it is what is underneath all that icing that counts. A good cake is beautiful all on its own and, while it can be fun to go all out with buttercream frosting for a celebratory occasion, a cake doesn’t need frosting to ... Read More »

Jack Daniel’s Cookbook

Jack Daniel's Cookbook

A short drive from Nashville sits Lynchburg, Tennessee. Lynchburg is a tiny town that has only two real claims to fame: the Jack Daniel’s Distillery and Miss Mary Bobo’s Boarding House. The distillery is known world-wide for producing Tennessee Whiskey, while the boarding house is known for feeding fantastic Southern food to anyone who works at or visits the distillery. Jack Daniel’s Cookbook: Stories and ... Read More »

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

You don’t need to live in Brooklyn to know about Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, however if you do live there, the odds are good that you are a fan of this particular ice cream brand. The small company started in 2008, with the goal of producing ice cream using top quality ingredient s and no stabilizers, to ensure that their customers would be eating ... Read More »

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