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People’s Pops

People's Pops

The basic popsicles that you ate as a kid were probably made mostly with water and sugar, with some flavoring or even some fruit juice mixed in. They were brightly colored, thanks to some food coloring, too. And while they were enough to cool you down on a hot day, they weren’t always the most flavorful snacks out there. For these reasons, popsicles are often ... Read More »

Panini Express

Panini Express

A panini is any kind of pressed and toasted sandwich, and it tends to get thought of as a glorified grilled cheese sandwich by many people. They’re popular, and there is a huge variety of sandwich makers that you can pick up to press and toast your sandwiches at home. You’ll see them on restaurant menus frequently, too. While you can certainly make grilled cheese ... Read More »

Vegan Junk Food

Vegan Junk Food

There are many cookbooks out that feature vegan cookies, cakes and other treats, but many people still have the perception that eating a vegan diet means that you eat a whole lot of sprouts, nuts and berries while missing out on most good-tasting things. It’s not that sprouts, nuts and berries don’t taste good – it’s just that they’re in a different category than waffles, ... Read More »

Simply Great Breads

Simply Great Breads

Over the past few years, there has been a tremendous rise in the popularity of artisan breads and there have been many books published on the subject that teach people how to make rustic, crusty loaves in their home kitchens. As good as these types of breads are, they’re not the only style of yeast bread out there and it would be a shame if ... Read More »

Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones

Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones

One of the most fun things about traveling is getting to try regional and local specialties. In some cases, these might be exotic, savory street foods and snacks. In others, it might be getting to taste a scoop of ice cream from an exceptional ice cream shop. Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones: 90 Recipes for Making Your Own Ice Cream and Frozen Treats from Bi-Rite ... Read More »

Sunday Brunch: Simple, Delicious Recipes for Leisurely Mornings

Sunday Brunch: Simple, Delicious Recipes for Leisurely Mornings

Breakfast is a meal that often gets rushed through, as we dash to eat something before heading out to work, the gym or our other daily activities. Brunch, however, is a different story even though the food is the same. Brunch is a meal that we take our time with, eating slowly and relaxing after taking a little extra time to prepare something more than ... Read More »

Muffin Tin Chef

Muffin Tin Chef

Muffin tins get used most often for baking muffins and cupcakes, but they can actually be a surprisingly versatile piece of kitchen equipment and good for producing a lot more than just the occasional batch of muffins. The Muffin Tin Chef: 101 Savory Snacks, Adorable Appetizers, Enticing Entrees and Delicious Desserts is a cookbook that really gets in to this subject and gives you a ... Read More »

The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook

The Cookie Dough Lover's Cookbook

It is always fun to sneak a little taste of homemade cookie dough, whether you’re a little kid or a big kid (adult), even though eating raw cookie dough isn’t necessarily the best idea because of the raw eggs it contains. There is something about the flavor of cookie dough that draws us in time and again. Ben & Jerry’s capitalized on our love of ... Read More »

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