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Illustrated Step-by-Step Baking

Illustrated Step-by-Step Baking

Photographs are always a great thing to include in cookbooks. Not only are food photos fun to look at when you’re flipping through the pages, but they’re helpful when putting together recipes so you know how each of the components of a dessert should look. Most cookbooks don’t show you the steps in between the dry ingredients and the finished product, but Illustrated Step-by-Step Baking ... Read More »

The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen

The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen

While it never hurts to add a new cookbook to your collection, there are plenty of other food-related books out there that deserve just as much attention. The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen is the memoir of Jacques Pépin, one of the most well known and most beloved chefs in American pop culture. Pépin has published more than 20 books and starred in 13 ... Read More »

Piece of Cake!: One-Bowl, No-Fuss, From-Scratch Cakes

Piece of Cake!: One-Bowl, No-Fuss, From-Scratch Cakes

The only thing better than a delicious homemade cake is a delicious homemade cake that is easy to make. Piece of Cake!: One-Bowl, No-Fuss, From-Scratch Cakes is a book that is all about easy. The cookbook features dozens of recipes for cakes that require no special ingredients, no special techniques and can all be mixed up in just one bowl. The idea of a one-bowl ... Read More »

The Italian Baker, Revised

The Italian Baker, Revised

Few things could be more tempting than a loaf of crusty, artisanal bread when it is freshly baked and still slightly warm from the oven. It would be lovely to be able to walk down to a corner bakery and have your pick of any bread you can imagine, but it is more satisfying to craft a loaf yourself and bake it in your home ... Read More »

Mini Pies: Adorable and Delicious Recipes for Your Favorite Treats

Mini Pies: Adorable and Delicious Recipes for Your Favorite Treats

In Mini Pies: Adorable and Delicious Recipes for Your Favorite Treats, pie lovers will find their favorite dessert transformed into a miniaturized version of itself. Mini pies pack in all the flavor of their full sized counterparts, but come in a single serving package. The pies in the book are all designed to bake in muffin tins, so you don’t need any special equipment to ... Read More »

Inside the Jewish Bakery

Inside the Jewish Bakery

There are plenty of Jewish bakeries and delis serving baked goods out there, but there are not all that many cookbooks dedicated just to Jewish baking. Instead, the recipes find their way into other cookbooks here and there and there simply aren’t many place to find recipes for everything from bagels to rugelach and all of your favorite Jewish deli breads in one volume. Inside ... Read More »

Cake Ladies

Cake Ladies

In every small Southern Town there is a cake lady, a woman (or three) who is known for the delicious cakes that she bakes for local events, as gifts and for other people in the community. It is a tradition that has been going on for decades and has evolved over the years, going from an era where everyone baked and everyone had their specialty ... Read More »

Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day

Artizan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day

I am always on the lookout for a great new pizza place, but nothing beats making a pizza at home where you have completely control of the crust and the toppings, making your pizza as thick or thin as you like and piling on all your favorite toppings. That said, making a pizza at home takes a little practice because you need a good crust ... Read More »

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