Category Archives: Magazines & Cookbooks

I Scream Sandwich

I Scream Sandwich

Most of us don’t feel like baking during hot weather, but it’s hard to turn down a cookie even when it feels like an oven outside. Bakers need to do a little bit of advance planning during the summer so that they can bake while it’s cool outside and still have treats to eat when it is hot. An ice cream sandwich is one of ... Read More »

The S’mores Cookbook

S'mores Cook Book

S’mores are the kind of treat that is a pleasure when you’re a kid and a guilty pleasure when you’re an adult. The combination of graham cracker, chocolate and marshmallow is one that is good in any format and doesn’t require a campfire to make. In The S’mores Cookbook: From S’mores Stuffed French Toast to a S’mores Cheesecake Recipe, Treat Yourself to S’more of Everything, ... Read More »

Crackers & Dips: More than 50 Handmade Snacks

Crackers & Dips

There are some things that almost always make an appearance when you’re entertaining. Whether you’re barbecuing ribs or roasting a turkey, you’re probably going to be serving crackers and dip up as a snack for people to munch on while they mingle and wait for the main course to be served. Crackers end up being something that come out of a box for most of ... Read More »

Put ‘em Up! Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook

Put Em Up!

The summer, when almost everything is in season, is the time to thing about preserving. Home preservation and canning has been becoming more and more popular over the past few years, as people become more interested in making the most of high quality, farm-fresh produce and in the ingredients that go into their food. There is no better way to take control than by giving ... Read More »

Star Wars Cookbook and Lightsaber Pops

Star Wars Cookbook

I had to give a nod to this unique popsicle making set as soon as I saw it, for all my friends who are Star Wars fans. This Star Wars Cookbook is great for fans of the series who want something cool while they’re watching their favorite scenes in the summer. It is subtitled Ice Sabers: 30 Chilled Treats Using the Force of Your Freezer!. ... Read More »

Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables

Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables

Messages about eating seasonally are everywhere if you’re into food. They’re in magazines, cookbooks, blogs and on tv cooking shows. Eating seasonally means that your produce will taste better, be fresher and be less expensive than it is at other times of the year, and those are all great reasons to put a little extra effort into seasonal eating.┬áRipe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits ... Read More »

Ice Pops: Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Frozen Treats

Ice Pops

On a hot day, you are more likely to reach for a cold treat than a hot one when you want something sweet. Ice cream is a good choice, but fruity and ice-cold popsicles can be even more refreshing. You could track down the neighborhood ice cream truck when you want a popsicle-fix, but making your own can yield popsicles that are much more delicious, ... Read More »

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