Category Archives: Magazines & Cookbooks

Martha Stewart’s New Pies and Tarts

Martha Stewart New Pies and Tarts

While pies and tarts usually get just a chapter or two in most cookbooks, Martha Stewart’s New Pies and Tarts is devoted to them. The book covers a huge range of pies in the 150 recipes that it contains, all of which look just as amazing as they taste. From holiday tarts to hand pies to homemade quiche, you’ll find just about every pie you ... Read More »

Southern Biscuits

Southern Biscuits

There are quite a few different foods that people associate with Southern cooking, but biscuits stand out as one of the constants that you’ll find in any restaurant and in just about every kitchen in the South. Biscuits are a quick bread and a side dish, and there are a tremendous number of variations on a basic biscuit recipe out there. Some are crispy, some ... Read More »

Mich Turner’s Cake Masterclass

Mich Turner's Cake Masterclass

Cake decorating is an art form that is slightly more difficult to master than the televised cake-decorating competitions make it seem. Leveling cakes perfectly, getting a flawless layer of fondant and making a realistic looking rose out of sugar or icing are techniques that take more than a little bit of practice. The best way to learn the art of cake decorating is with a ... Read More »

Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous

Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous

Reading Southern Living’s Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous is like taking the road trip that you always wanted to take, crossing through big and small towns looking for Americana and good eats. The book features descriptions of favorite Southern diners and dives that are well known in their local communities for having great food, and the ... Read More »

Sweet Gratitude: Delicious Ways to Bake a Thank You

Sweet Gratitude: Delicious Ways to Bake a Thank You

Nothing says “thank you” quite like a plate of homemade cookies or a nicely wrapped bundt cake, simply because these are gifts that are both enjoyable and clearly required both time and thought to make. Sweet Gratitude: Delicious Ways to Bake a Thank You is a book that uses this theme as its central concept. The book has dozens of ways to say “thank you”, ... Read More »

Big Book of Cupcakes Presented by Southern Living

Big Book of Cupcakes: 150 Brilliantly Delicious Dreamcakes

A cupcake is supposed to make you want to grab it and scarf it down, enjoying every bit of tender cake and sweet frosting as you eat it. They remind you of treats that your mother made – even when she used a mix – and bake sales you attended as a kid and put all of those memories into one delicious, single-serving treat. Cupcakes ... Read More »

Cook’s Illustrated rates Greek Yogurts

Fage Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is a fantastic ingredient to have in the kitchen. The thick and creamy yogurt is made like many other yogurts and starts with milk and active yogurt cultures, but before packaging the yogurt is thoroughly strained to remove excess whey from the yogurt and give it its rich consistency. Nonfat Greek yogurt is the most widely available variety. The tangy plain yogurt is ... Read More »

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