Category Archives: Magazines & Cookbooks

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 »

Big Book of Cupcakes Presented by Southern Living

Big Book of Cupcakes: 150 Brilliantly Delicious Dreamcakes

A cupcake is supposed to make you want to grab it and scarf it down, enjoying every bit of tender cake and sweet frosting as you eat it. They remind you of treats that your mother made – even when she used a mix – and bake sales you attended as a kid and put all of those memories into one delicious, single-serving treat. Cupcakes ... Read More »

Cook’s Illustrated rates Greek Yogurts

Fage Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is a fantastic ingredient to have in the kitchen. The thick and creamy yogurt is made like many other yogurts and starts with milk and active yogurt cultures, but before packaging the yogurt is thoroughly strained to remove excess whey from the yogurt and give it its rich consistency. Nonfat Greek yogurt is the most widely available variety. The tangy plain yogurt is ... Read More »

Small Batch Baking for Chocolate Lovers

Small Batch Baking for Chocolate Lovers

One thing that holds people back from baking all the cookies, cakes and brownies that they want to try is that they don’t know what to do with all of those goodies. One easy answer, of course, is to simply eat what you make – but a 9-inch layer cake is really too much for just a couple of people. An even easier answer is ... Read More »

Kiss My Bundt: Recipes from the Award-Winning Bakery

Kiss My Bundt

There is something very homey about seeing a moist and freshly glazed bundt cake sitting on the kitchen counter just waiting to be sliced and served. Bundt cakes are a home-cooking type of cake, something that you don’t usually run out to a bakery to buy – unlike a dramatic layer cake or a fancy, frosted sheet cake. Because they’re associated with home baking, we ... Read More »

Simply… Gluten Free Desserts

Simply . . . Gluten-free Desserts

Baking is always a balancing act, getting the right proportions of ingredients mixed together in just the right way to ensure that you end up with a perfect finished product. Gluten free baking can be even more so, because the regular rules of baking don’t always apply to non-wheat and gluten free flours and you have to take that into consideration when working a recipe. ... Read More »

The Boozy Baker

The Boozy Baker

The Boozy Baker is a cookbook dedicated to those who want to have their cocktail and eat it, too. It is a cookbook that is full of more than 75 recipes for cakes, cupcakes and other baked goods that are spiked with spirits from Brandy to Southern Comfort. It offers grown up twists – and in many cases more sophisticated flavor profiles – to many ... Read More »

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