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Cooking with Quebec Maple Syrup

Cooking with Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is one of the most delicious things that you can eat, and much of the time we only use it to top waffles and pancakes. There is no doubt that maple syrup is perfect for pancakes, but it can be used for so much more and in Cooking with Quebec Maple Syrup, author Anne Fortin explores the many possibilities of maple. The cookbook ... Read More »

Meringue

Meringue

A meringue is a type of dessert made by whipping egg whites with sugar until the mixture has dramatically increased in volume and turned into something with light and fluffy texture. Meringues can be baked on their own to make a crisp, light cookie or they can be used as a component for a more complicated dessert. In the cookbook Meringue, this fluffy treat gets ... Read More »

CakeLove in the Morning

CakeLove in the Morning

You might not always start your day out with a big slice of cake, but baked goods are definitely a staple of breakfast time even when they come in different formats than dessert baked goods. CakeLove in the Morning: Recipes for Muffins, Scones, Pancakes, Waffles, Biscuits, Frittatas, and Other Breakfast Treats is a cookbook written by Warren Brown, a baker well known for his cakes, ... Read More »

Desserts in Jars

Desserts in Jars

Believe it or not, a small jar can make a great presentation for a dessert. That jar can give a dessert a uniquelyhomemade look, showing that you put a lot of love into putting it together. Small desserts also look attractive, travel well and make fantastic gifts – in addition to simply being a delicious single-serving treat for your family or dinner guests. Desserts in ... Read More »

Vintage Cakes

Vintage Cakes

Cakes, just like most things, can go in and out of fashion. This means that there is a real nostalgia for cakes that you might have had all the time as a kid, but that you haven’t seen outside of your grandmother’s kitchen in years. Vintage Cakes: Timeless Recipes for Cupcakes, Flips, Rolls, Layer, Angel, Bundt, Chiffon, and Icebox Cakes for Today’s Sweet Tooth is ... Read More »

A Year of Pies

Year of Pies

Pies are a dessert that can be enjoyed all year round. In the winter, the cold weather outside is the perfect excuse to stay in your cozy kitchen and do a little baking, while in the summertime you can take advantage of all the perfect berries and stone fruits available at farmers markets to make some really amazing pies. A Year of Pies: A Seasonal ... Read More »

All Cakes Considered

All Cakes Considered

Even experienced home bakers will often reminisce about the wonderful cakes that their mothers and grandmothers seemed to be able to produce at the drop of a hat without the aid of recipes. It wasn’t that we are any less capable of baking a cake than they were, just that people tend to spend a little less time in the kitchen and experiment with baking ... Read More »

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 »

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