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Bouchon Bakery Cookbook

Bouchon Bakery Cookbook

Thomas Keller’s three Michelin-starred French Laundry restaurant is famous world wide. I have been told that Bouchon Bakery originally started as a place to bake the breads served at The French Laundry and at neighboring Bouchon, after their demand for bread started to exceed the capacity of local suppliers. ┬áIt opened as a boulangerie in its own right because customers loved the breads so much ... Read More »

Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well

Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well

Thanksgiving is one meal that everyone wants to get right. There are lots of food traditions associated with the holiday – including cooking a large bird that many of us only even see once a year – and family and friends come over to share all those foods, putting pressure on the head chef to get the food and timing just right. Thanksgiving: How to ... Read More »

The Daily Cookie: 365 Tempting Treats for the Sweetest Year of Your Life

The Daily Cookie: 365 Tempting Treats for the Sweetest Year of Your Life

A cookie is the kind of treat that is good for any occasion. You can bake them for an afternoon snack, bring a plate to a holiday dinner or serve them at a birthday party. They’re versatile and crowd pleasing. One thing that many people fail to realize, however, is just how versatile cookies are because there are almost an unlimited number of flavors that ... Read More »

Baking Out Loud: Fun Desserts with Big Flavors

Baking Out Loud: Fun Desserts with Big Flavors

You only have to get to the first chapter of Baking Out Loud: Fun Desserts with Big Flavors to realize that the book lives up to its name of delivering fun treats and loads of flavor. The first chapter is dedicated to reinventing childhood treats, as the author, like so many of us, grew up with some of those brightly packaged goodies as favorites. The ... Read More »

The Little Book of Baking

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It’s nice when cookbooks pack a lot of recipes into one single volume. The only problem with those all-in-one volumes is that it can sometimes be a little overwhelming to choose a recipe from them. Frankly, it can be difficult to remember exactly what is in the book before you pick it up, and just flipping the pages looking for something to make can take ... Read More »

I Love Cinnamon Rolls

i love cinnamon rolls

If you find yourself saying “me, too!” when you read the title of the cookbook I Love Cinnamon Rolls, then this book is probably for you. The book is devoted to cinnamon rolls of all shapes and sizes, and any cinnamon roll fanatic is going to love each and every one of them. Cinnamon itself has a very long history and has been a much-loved ... Read More »

Twisted Cakes

Twisted Cakes

There aren’t that many occasions throughout the year when you need a truly evil looking cake, but Halloween is definitely the season for unusually creepy designs. The book Twisted Cakes: Deliciously Evil Designs for Every Occasion is full of recipes for decorating some very scary cakes that are perfect for this time of year. The book focuses on decorating and sculpting cakes into pieces that ... Read More »

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