Category Archives: Magazines & Cookbooks

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 »

Push-up Pops

Push Up Pops

Cupcakes started as a dessert trend but became a sweet staple for many of us, which left room for more trends to hit the dessert market after them. One of these trends was for push pop-style cakes, where cake, frosting and other goodies were layered into a push pop container (the same kind you bought from the ice cream truck as a kid) and eaten ... Read More »

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