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A Zombie Ate My Cupcake!

A Zombie Ate My Cupcake!

Halloween is one of those holidays where it is perfectly acceptable to go over-the-top in everything from your pumpkin carving to your costumes. Desserts are included in that list and that means that you should get as creative as possible with your cakes, cookies and cupcakes. In A Zombie Ate My Cupcake!: 25 Deliciously Weird Cupcake Recipes, you’ll find over two dozen fantastic cupcake ideas ... Read More »

Quick-Shop-&-Prep 5 Ingredient Baking

Quick-Shop-&-Prep 5 Ingredient Baking

Most baking recipes start with the same handful of ingredients. The list includes flour, sugar, butter, eggs, leaveners and vanilla extract, as well as a couple of common spices. These ingredients are the building blocks of everything from chocolate chip cookies to coffee cakes and, when you do a lot of baking, these items become staples in your pantry. As you bake, you might even ... Read More »

Bake Happy

Bake Happy: 100 Playful Desserts with Rainbow Layers, Hidden Fillings, Billowy Frostings, and more

If you need to put a smile on someone’s face, bringing them some homemade baked goods is one easy way to do it. This is especially true when the baked goods in question have an extra element of fun to them, such as rainbow-colored sprinkles or a surprise filling. In Bake Happy: 100 Playful Desserts with Rainbow Layers, Hidden Fillings, Billowy Frostings, and more, you’ll find ... Read More »

The Biscoff Cookie & Spread Cookbook

The Biscoff Cookie & Spread Cookbook: Irresistible Cupcakes, Cookies, Confections, and More

Biscoff spread is a product that took off seemingly overnight that more and more people fall in love with when they taste it. The spread is also known as cookie butter and, as the name implies, it is essentially a spreadable version of speculoos, a popular Dutch cookie that tastes like brown sugar and spice. The spread is delicious straight out of the jar and some ... Read More »

The New Sugar and Spice

The New Sugar and Spice

It is easy to get into a baking rut, using the same ingredients over again and sticking to the same, tried-and-true flavor profiles. If you find yourself in a bit of a baking rut, now is the time to pull yourself out of it as we head into the fall baking season. There are many ways to start climbing out of that rut, but the ... Read More »

Guittard Chocolate Cookbook

Guittard Chocolate Cookbook

The Guittard Chocolate Company is the oldest family-owened chocolate company in the US, founded in 1868 by a French immigrant who set his sights on California during the Gold Rush. Like many miners, Étienne Guittard did not strike it rich with gold, but instead turned to making and selling chocolate to make his fortune. Judging by the continued success of the company, that was a ... Read More »

Sweet and Tart: 70 Irresistible Recipes with Citrus

Sweet and Tart: 70 Irresistible Recipes with Citrus

Sweet and tart are two words that are frequently used to describe citrus because they perfectly capture the basic flavor of fruits like lemons, limes and oranges. While each citrus has a unique flavor, all possess sweet and tart elements that make them fun (and tasty) to work with in the kitchen. In Sweet and Tart: 70 Irresistible Recipes with Citrus, you’ll find plenty of ... Read More »

A Jewish Baker’s Pastry Secrets

A Jewish Baker's Pastry Secrets

Every bakery has their specialties. For many bakeries these days, those signature recipes include classic American baked goods, such as drop cookies, cupcakes and layer cakes. There are many more traditional bakeries out there that are still in touch with their immigrant roots and serve up specialties that are even more beloved than that cream-filled cupcake. In A Jewish Baker’s Pastry Secrets: Recipes from a ... Read More »

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