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The Southern Pie Book

The Southern Pie Book

Pies are a classic American dessert that everyone can enjoy because there are so many different flavors and textures that you can put into a pie. The Southern Pie Book puts plenty of these recipes all in one place, with dozens of recipes featuring all different types of pies. Pies aren’t exclusive to the South, of course, but there does seem to be a very ... Read More »

Baking By Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better Without a Mixer

Baking By Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better Without a Mixer

Stand mixers were developed to make the process of baking easier for commercial bakers, and they caught on with home bakers who wanted to be able to do things more easily, too. Mixers definitely made the process of mixing bread dough and whisking up cake batter a lot easier, and the machines became so popular that they were gradually accepted as a standard tool for ... Read More »

Daniel: My French Cuisine

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Daniel: My French Cuisine is the latest book from Chef Daniel Boulud. The book is huge, weighing in at more than five pounds, but despite its size and the fact that it is packed with beautiful photography, this is much more than just a coffee table book. The book is actually divided into several distinct sections and all of them are well worth reading – ... Read More »

Butter Baked Goods

Butter Baked Goods

Unless you live in Vancouver, you might not be familiar with Butter Baked Goods, a tiny bakery that specializes in homestyle baked goods, candies and desserts. Then again, you might have seen some of their products – like their well-known marshmallows – in retail stores because they are so popular that more than 300 retailers carry them. There is a lot more to the bakery ... Read More »

The Model Bakery Cookbook

The Model Bakery Cookbook

The Model Bakery has been a Napa Valley favorite for more than 80 years. The bakery produces all kinds of artisan breads, as well as pastries, pies and other baked goods, but their signature item is the english muffin featured on the front of the cookbook and that simple bread is one of the things that keeps people coming back again and again. The Model ... Read More »

The Dollop Book of Frosting

The Dollop Book of Frosting

Frosting is the stuff you put on top of a cupcake, or in between the layers of a whoopie pie. People often pay more attention to what the frosting is going onto than to the frosting itself. The fact is that a good frosting can make or break a dessert and sometimes all you need is to get out of the rut of making plain ... Read More »

One Bowl Baking

One Bowl Baking

Everyone wants to be able to bake from scratch, but many don’t because of the time required to do so. It can seem like a daunting task when a recipe has instructions that are two pages long. Even people who bake a lot appreciate a recipe that can be mixed up and put into the oven in just a few minutes. One Bowl Baking: Simple, ... Read More »

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