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The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook

The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook

Making jams and preserves at home isn’t something that most of us do on a regular basis, but when you already love to cook, it is a skill that you just might want to add to your repertoire. Homemade jams are a great way to utilize fresh, in-season fruits and berries and turning them into something that is just as amazing as baking those berries ... Read More »

Milk & Cookies: 89 Heirloom Recipes from New York’s Milk & Cookies Bakery

Milk & Cookies: 89 Heirloom Recipes from New York's Milk & Cookies Bakery

There are quite a few cookbooks out there that promise recipes from favorite restaurants and bakeries. Many of them deliver exactly that very well, but for others the recipes don’t translate quite as well to the home kitchen. Milk & Cookies: 89 Heirloom Recipes from New York’s Milk & Cookies Bakery is a cookbook that uses this same concept, but definitely falls into the former ... Read More »

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home

The appeal of homemade ice cream is that you can eat it as soon as it is done churning in your ice cream maker. You don’t necessarily expect it to be better than the ice cream you’d get at a local ice cream shop, but if you don’t, you should definitely raise your expectations for homemade ice cream. It is definitely possible to turn out ... Read More »

I Love Bacon!

I Love Bacon!

At one time, bacon was generally thought of as a delicious side dish to accompany eggs or pancakes at breakfast. These days, bacon is actually one of the most versatile ingredients that you can have in the kitchen because you can easily work it into everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert – and people are finding more and more ways to do just that. ... Read More »

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 »

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