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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 »

Sweet, Savory, and Sometimes Boozy Cupcakes

Sweet, Savory, and Sometimes Boozy Cupcakes

Cupcakes have a reputation of being overly sweet, but the truth is that these little cakes can be very versatile and don’t necessarily have to be sweet-on-sweet by the time they are assembled. Cupcakes can come in a wide range of flavors and fillings, using everything from sweet, fresh fruits to mouthwatering salted caramels. In Sweet, Savory, and Sometimes Boozy Cupcakes, a Cupcake Wars winner, ... Read More »

My Family Cookbook

My Family Cookbook

In the past, when I’ve taught classes on blogging, I usually ask people why they are thinking about starting a blog in the first place. Most people tell me that they want a place where they can share their recipes with friends and family – and that is the reason that most of us started blogging in the first place so many years ago. While ... Read More »

Cookie Love

Cookie Love

You can never have too many cookie-centric cookbooks on your shelf. Cookies are an all-occasion baked good that can be made easily on a weekday afternoon, presented for a special occasion or packed up and shipped across the country just to say “I’m thinking of you.” Cookies come in all shapes, sizes and flavors – and no matter how many cookie recipes you try, trying ... Read More »

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