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Baked Occasions

Baked Occasions

Most baking can be divided into two categories: everyday baking and occasion baking. Everyday baking includes the cookies and brownies that you might make on a lazy Sunday afternoon to snack on during the week. Occasion baking includes the layer cakes and other goodies that you might create for holidays and birthdays. I don’t think that you need to wait for an occasion to start ... Read More »

Flavored Butters

Flavored Butters

I use a lot of butter in my kitchen and it is amazing how much flavor one simple ingredient can infuse into a recipe, whether I’m making a batch of mashed potatoes, working on a pound cake recipe or simply enjoying a slice of toast. Butter is delicious in its own right, but it’s flavor is relatively mild, allowing it to be easily transformed into ... Read More »

Mad for Muffins: 70 Amazing Muffin Recipes from Savory to Sweet

Mad for Muffins: 70 Amazing Muffin Recipes from Savory to Sweet

You can’t go wrong with a classic blueberry muffin in the morning, but there are so many other muffin options out there that you also don’t need to limit yourself to that one flavor. I love baking muffins because they’re fun to make, versatile and very delicious. If you’re a muffin-fan, too, you’ll find plenty of inspiration in Mad for Muffins: 70 Amazing Muffin Recipes ... Read More »

Sweet Things: Chocolates, Candies, Caramels & Marshmallows – To Make & Give

Sweet Things: Chocolates, Candies, Caramels & Marshmallows - To Make & Give

Homemade candies and chocolates are some of the most satisfying things to make in your kitchen. This is not only because they are delicious, but because they are much less commonly made at home than cookies or cakes. In Sweet Things: Chocolates, Candies, Caramels & Marshmallows – To Make & Give, you’ll find dozens of recipes for decadently sweet treats that you can make at ... Read More »

Chocolate, Chocolate & More Chocolate!

Chocolate, Chocolate & More Chocolate!

Every chocolate-lover knows that you really can’t have too much chocolate, especially since chocolate is such a versatile ingredient that can easily be tranformed from a decadent drink into a fluffy chocolate cake. In Chocolate, Chocolate & More Chocolate!, chocoholics will find dozens of recipes that will satisfy their cravings and teach you some new ways to use chocolate in the kitchen. The book opens ... Read More »

Kitchen Gypsy

Kitchen Gypsy

Joanne Weir is a chef who has written more than a dozen cookbooks and countless recipes for her many TV shows, in addition to teaching both young chefs and recreational cooks the fundamentals of the ktichen. While you might think that, after having such a full career, she might be tired of writing recipes, nothing could be further from the truth. Weir is passionate about ... Read More »

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