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Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes

Bread: A Baker's Book of Techniques and Recipes

There are many great resources out there for bread baking, but Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, by master baker Jeffrey Hamelman, just might be one of the best. This book is designed to give you a thorough look into the bread making process starting with ingredients and techniques and ending not only with dozens of breads that you can eat, but with ... Read More »

Tartine Bread

Tartine Bread

Tartine Bakery is practically a must-stop for foodies visiting San Francisco. The cute bakery has top notch baked goods, breads and pastries and is owned by two James Beard Award-winning chefs, not to mention the fact that it has lots of write ups by food writers and thousands of reviews on sites like Yelp. But if you’re not going to be in the city by ... Read More »

Slow Cooker Revolution

Slow Cooker Revolution

Long, slow cooking is great for all kinds of foods, from stews to roasts, but not everyone has the time to sit around the kitchen for hours a day babysitting a hot oven. The slow cooker is the solution, an appliance that does the slow cooking for you while you go to work, run errands or are out and about. Slow Cooker Revolution is a ... Read More »

Knives Cooks Love

Knives Cooks Love

A good knife is the most important thing that you can have in the kitchen. You can make the argument for other tools, but you won’t get much prep work or cooking done without a knife. A good knife will make cooking an easier, faster process and you might be surprised at how much of a difference this can make. The book Knives Cooks Love ... Read More »

Salty Sweets

Salty Sweets: Delectable Desserts and Tempting Treats with a Sublime Kiss of Salt

Pairing sweet and salty has only become a bigger trend over the past few years, and what was once a concept that you only saw in a small handful of products at just a few shops, is now something you see in products. Salted caramels and cookies with a sprinkle of salt are a good start, but there are all kinds of desserts that can ... Read More »

One Big Table

One Big Table

What do you think of when you think of classic American home cooking? Meatloaf? Fried Chicken? If I had to guess, I’d say that it depends a lot on what part of the country you grew up in and what the culture was like there. The country is huge and incredibly diverse, so while you’ll find classic American apple pies all over the country, you’ll ... Read More »

Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours

Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours

Over the past couple of years, the importance of having whole grains in our diets has been repeatedly emphasized, with the result that whole grains are now being incorporated into things – such as baked goods – that they hadn’t been a part of before. Whole wheat flour is a standby now for many bakers, a item to stock on the pantry alongside bread or ... Read More »

The America’s Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook

America's Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook

America’s Test Kitchen is known for their recipes. More specifically, they’re known for how comprehensively they test and retest recipes to find the perfect balance of ingredients and cooking methods to turn out some of the best recipes you can find. In their newest book. The America’s Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook, the test kitchen set their sights on making some of their favorite recipes ... Read More »

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