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Extreme Brownies

Extreme Brownies: 50 Recipes for the Most Over-the-Top Treats Ever

A batch of brownies is always a welcome treat to encounter when you’re in the mood for chocolate. The brownies you find most often, however, are plain or studded with a few handfuls of nuts for crunch. While these classic brownie flavors are still delicious, you can get a lot more creative with them than you might think. In Extreme Brownies: 50 Recipes for the ... Read More »

Patisserie Made Simple

Patisserie Made Simple

French pastries, whether you’re talking about a flaky croissant or a golden madeleine, are as beautiful to look at as they are delicious to eat. They also have a reputation for being difficult to make and as being something that is better to buy at a bakery than to attempt to make at home unless you have lots of free time. In Patisserie Made Simple: ... Read More »

The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook

The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook

Hot Bread Kitchen is a New York-based bakery that trains low income immigrants from all over the world in how to become financially independent through a baking career. The bakery started training women – many of whom grew up baking traditional breads, as well as preparing other traditional foods, in their home countries – in language, business and professional kitchen skills and grew from there ... Read More »

Gluten-Free Classic Snacks

Gluten-Free Classic Snacks

Going gluten free means that you need to change your eating habits a bit. This is especially true when it comes to packaged snacks, as many of the childhood favorites that you grew up with weren’t available in gluten free renditions at the time. Skipping these snacks entirely – especially since many are considered to be “junk foods” – may not sound like a bad ... Read More »

Baked Occasions

Baked Occasions

Most baking can be divided into two categories: everyday baking and occasion baking. Everyday baking includes the cookies and brownies that you might make on a lazy Sunday afternoon to snack on during the week. Occasion baking includes the layer cakes and other goodies that you might create for holidays and birthdays. I don’t think that you need to wait for an occasion to start ... Read More »

Flavored Butters

Flavored Butters

I use a lot of butter in my kitchen and it is amazing how much flavor one simple ingredient can infuse into a recipe, whether I’m making a batch of mashed potatoes, working on a pound cake recipe or simply enjoying a slice of toast. Butter is delicious in its own right, but it’s flavor is relatively mild, allowing it to be easily transformed into ... Read More »

Mad for Muffins: 70 Amazing Muffin Recipes from Savory to Sweet

Mad for Muffins: 70 Amazing Muffin Recipes from Savory to Sweet

You can’t go wrong with a classic blueberry muffin in the morning, but there are so many other muffin options out there that you also don’t need to limit yourself to that one flavor. I love baking muffins because they’re fun to make, versatile and very delicious. If you’re a muffin-fan, too, you’ll find plenty of inspiration in Mad for Muffins: 70 Amazing Muffin Recipes ... Read More »

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