Category Archives: Magazines & Cookbooks

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 »

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 »

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