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Baking Basics and Beyond: Learn These Simple Techniques and Bake Like a Pro

Baking Basics and Beyond: Learn These Simple Techniques and Bake Like a Pro

While it’s fun to watch competitive cooking shows and “ooo” and “aah” over the impressive dishes that the contestants make, most of us tend to stick with simpler baked goods when it comes to cooking in our own kitchens. Homey dishes, like fruit cobblers, and classics, like coffee cake and apple pie, tend to be staples that we make again and again. Baking Basics and ... Read More »

The Dessert Architect

The Dessert Architect

Fancy, plated desserts aren’t a regular after dinner item for most home cooks and bakers. When we bake at home, most of the time we are looking for comfort food dishes that will be easy to make and satisfying, or large enough to serve to a crowd. Restaurant-style plated desserts still may not be your dessert of choice for a group of rowdy, hungry kids, but ... Read More »

Marshmallow Madness!: Dozens of Puffalicious Recipes

Marshmallow Madness!: Dozens of Puffalicious Recipes

Marshmallows are not a treat for just everybody. The soft, fluffy pillows of sweetness are a delicious treat for those who love them, though, and nothing is more satisfying for a marshmallow-lover than to make a homemade batch of marshmallows. The first time you try homemade marshmallows, there is definitely an element of magic to it because they don’t seem like something that you’d be ... Read More »

Macaron Magic

Macaron Magic

Macarons, the delicate French almond-based meringue cookies, have a reputation for being as difficult to make as they are delicious. The small cookies require a bit of practice and a bit of luck to get right in most cases. Of course, having some good directions to follow will help you become a macaron master in short order. I’ve tried to be as detailed as possible ... Read More »

Small Sweet Treats

Small Sweet Treats: Sassy, Savory, and Sweet

When the craving for something sweet hits you, a towering layer cake may look good, but the odds are that you really want something small and sweet (at least smaller than a whole cake!) to satisfy your sweet tooth. Homemade treats tend to be the best choice for this sort of thing, and when you put the effort into mixing up a batch of delectable ... Read More »

The Treats Truck Baking Book: Cookies, Brownies & Goodies Galore!

The Treats Truck Baking Book: Cookies, Brownies & Goodies Galore!

The Treats Truck is a New York City food truck that is packed with baked goods of all kinds and roams the city bringing a little sweetness to people’s daily routines. The Treats Truck Baking Book: Cookies, Brownies & Goodies Galore! contains some of the truck’s most popular recipes so that you can make them at home without stalking a food truck if you live ... Read More »

The Butch Bakery Cookbook

The Butch Bakery Cookbook

The thing that is going to catch your eye when you glance at The Butch Bakery Cookbook is that the cupcake on the cover is garnished with crispy chunks of bacon. You might be slightly turned off by this, thinking that you prefer your cupcakes to be topped with sprinkles. You might also get excited, thinking that not only does salty bacon on top of ... Read More »

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