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Muffins & Biscuits

Mufffins and Biscuits Cookbook

Muffins and biscuits are some of the easiest bakes to make. Most recipes only take a few minutes to put together and they don’t typically require a lot of special equipment, even though you can put an almost infinite number of flavor variations on a basic recipe. In Muffins & Biscuits: 50 Recipes to Start Your Day with a Smile, you’ll find dozens of recipes ... Read More »

Dorie’s Cookies

Dorie's Cookies

Over the years, I have posted more than 350 cookie recipes on Baking Bites. Based on that number alone, you can probably guess that I am a big cookie fan. I imagine that I must like cookies about as much as Dorie Greenspan, author of many wonderful cookbooks including Dorie’s Cookies, her most recent volume. The book is substantial, clocking in at around 500 pages. ... Read More »

Easy Flourless Muffins, Bars & Cookies

Easy Flourless Muffins, Bars & Cookies

Everyone loves the smell of a freshly baked batch of cookies or muffins emerging from the oven. But a traditional recipe is not always what you’re looking for if you have dietary restrictions of some kind. In Easy Flourless Muffins, Bars & Cookies, you’ll find a wide variety of recipes that are intended to satisfy your sweet tooth even though they lack ingredients you would ... Read More »

Eclairs: Easy, Elegant and Modern Recipes

Eclairs: Easy, Elegant and Modern Recipes

Eclairs are wonderful pastries that seem to be more popular right now than at any time in the recent past. While classic eclairs are filled with vanilla cream and topped with a chocolate glaze – and there is nothing wrong with that delicious flavor combination – modern eclairs are bolder, filled with more flavor and finished with more color. In Eclairs: Easy, Elegant and Modern ... Read More »

The Great British Bake Off Big Book of Baking

The Great British Bake Off Big Book of Baking

I know that there are many fans of The Great British Bake Off out there, whether you watched it before or simply have been streaming it since it landed on Netflix a few weeks back. The Great British Bake Off Big Book of Baking is a great tie in to the show, giving you access to recipes from both the judges and contestants so that ... Read More »

Pâtisserie Gluten Free

Pâtisserie Gluten Free

For a long time, gluten free baked goods consisted primarily of dense, nutty breads that bore little resemblance to their “regular” counterparts. Thanks to the increasing popularity of gluten free goodies, the last few years have seen a steady increase in the quality and availability of gluten free breads and desserts that are much more similar to their made-from-wheat counterparts. In Pâtisserie Gluten Free: The ... Read More »

Sweet & Simple: Dessert for Two

Sweet & Simple: Dessert for Two

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and I am giving a nod to the holiday by showcasing Sweet & Simple: Dessert for Two, a lovely cookbook that focuses on small batch desserts that just so happen to be ideal for celebrating a romantic holiday or occasion. Truth be told, they’re also good any night of the week when you don’t have a big crowd to serve. I’m always ... Read More »

Butter & Scotch: Recipes from Brooklyn’s Favorite Bar and Bakery

Butter & Scotch: Recipes from Brooklyn's Favorite Bar and Bakery

When you think about bar food, you probably think of salty, savory snacks. But at Butter & Scotch in Brooklyn, the bar food is always sweet. The place is a combination bakery and cocktail bar, which is just the kind of place that I would open up if I were to open a bar myself. Butter & Scotch: Recipes from Brooklyn’s Favorite Bar and Bakery is loaded with recipes ... Read More »

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