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Need some summer reading? Try The Baking Bites Cookbook!

Looking for a little extra reading material this summer? How about a copy of The Baking Bites Cookbook! I know that summer reading lists are supposed to come out at the beginning of summer, but then most summer reading lists don’t include books that you’ll use again and again throughout the year. The Baking Bites Cookbook is actually perfect reading for summer because baking is ... Read More »

The Baker’s Dozen Cookbook

The Baker's Dozen Cookbook

There are all kinds of cookbooks out there to teach you about baking in addition to providing you with recipes. With most books, you still just get your information from one source (the author) and often end up using multiple books as references to get as much of a foundation as possible. The Baker’s Dozen Cookbook puts multiple sources into one book with a conglomeration ... Read More »

Donuts

Williams-Sonoma's Donuts

Flipping through the pages of Donuts will definitely put you in the mood for a donut. The photos of everything from Dulce de Leche Donuts to French Crullers and Maple Bars are nothing short of mouthwatering. It’s a good thing that there are so many 24 hour donut shops out there! Then again, it’s also a good thing that this cookbook happens to be filled ... Read More »

Amy’s Bread, Revised and Updated

Amy's Bread, Revised and Updated

There is nothing like freshly baked, homemade bread. The no-knead artisan bread recipes that started spreading around in the past couple of years rekindled an interest in home bread baking by making bread baking seem easy and accessible. Recipes like that are a good place to start, but once you get a taste for making your own, you just might want to take bread baking ... Read More »

Booze Cakes: Confections Spiked With Spirits, Wine, and Beer

Booze Cakes

Every once in a while, you want to have a treat that is a little more grown upĀ  – no matter how much you like a classic chocolate cupcake. You’ll find more grown up treats that you can eat in Booze Cakes: Confections Spiked With Spirits, Wine, and Beer, a cookbook specializing in spiked sweets. A book with this type of theme is a great ... Read More »

In The Sweet Kitchen

In the Sweet Kitchen

Some cookbooks just give you photos and recipes and leave you to your own devices to figure out exactly what ingredients to use and exactly how the baking process works on your own. This is usually a fine way to go because the books that offer more hand-holding are usually geared towards beginning bakers and get a bit dull when you already play around in ... Read More »

The Berry Bible

The Berry Bible

The Berry Bible gives you two books in one. First, it gives you an encyclopedia of berries, describing everything from the history and habitat of the plants to uses and buying tips. Second, it gives you a cookbook with 175 different recipes for putting those berries to good use. The recipes cover a wide range of types, both sweet and savory, and the book offers ... Read More »

United Cakes of America: Recipes Celebrating Every State

United Cakes of America

While there are some foods that can really represent the US as a whole – chocolate chip cookies, brownies and hamburgers all spring to mind – it is much easier to break the country down by region or state because there are so many specialties out there that you don’t want to miss out on them. United Cakes of America is a book that tries ... Read More »

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