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Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts

Sprinkles Rainbowlicious Desserts

You can’t help but smile when you pick up a donut, cupcake or other dessert that is topped off with sprinkles. That rainbow of colors makes any treat feel more fun and festive, whether you’re 5 years old of 95 years old. Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts is a cookbook dedicated to the love of sprinkles, using them in everything from breakfast to ... Read More »

From Scratch: Inside the Food Network

From Scratch: Inside the Food Network

Late in the fall of 1993, the Food Network first went on the air with a handful of shows. The new cable network was brought about because a handful of people believed that there was a market for food-related programming on TV – both because people liked to cook and because there were lots of advertisers out there that had food and home products to ... Read More »

The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

New Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day

When Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day was first released in 2007, home bakers were just being introduced to the idea that they could easily make crusty, flavorful artisan breads at home without any special tools – or even any special skills – using an unusual sounding no-knead bread making method. Everyone who decided to give the method a try was instantly a convert, ... Read More »

When Bakers Cook

When Bakers Cook

There is a bit of a misconception that bakers bake and cooks cook, and that there is not much crossover between the two. This idea is fueled by the fact that every chef/cook on food television shows confesses to hating baking and admits to having no idea how to bake even the simplest dish. It’s possible that these chefs actually may not know how to ... Read More »

The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert

The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert

Last year, one of my New Year’s resolutions was to learn more about wine. Wine is complex, and it goes without saying that there is a lot out there to learn about it. I didn’t necessarily need to become a wine expert – but I wanted to enjoy it more and increase my chances of picking out a bottle that I’d like when I went ... Read More »

Cereal Sweets and Treats

Cereal Sweets

A bowl of cereal is a great way to start off your morning and get the day going, but cereal is a little more versatile than a simple breakfast food and you can do other things with it besides simply pour it into a bowl. Cereal Sweets and Treats explores some of the many other things you can do with cereal, turning it into surprisingly ... Read More »

Last Minute Holiday Gift: The Baking Bites Cookbook

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A cookbook is always a great gift for the baker in your life. Not only is there something out there for everyone, but there are so many new cookbooks being released all the time that your baker is sure to need a new addition to his or her collection. My 2013 Cookbook Gift Guide is a great place to start if you have time to ... Read More »

Cookbooks for Bakers, The 2013 Gift Guide

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Every year, I add a whole bunch of new cookbooks to my collection and I enjoy every single one of them. I love getting new cookbooks and I know that the same can be said for every cook and baker out there. Cookbooks can inspire us to try out new flavors or learn new techniques, and even though people may be switching to digital books ... Read More »

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