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Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts

Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts

A dessert doesn’t have to be fancy to be delicious. In fact, there are some desserts out there that are much prettier to look at than they are delicious to eat. Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts is a cookbook that is packed with desserts, but each and every one of them puts flavor before the fancy – though they are also -beautiful too look at! Brooks ... Read More »

Pies and Tarts for Dinner and Dessert

Pies and Tarts for Dinner and Dessert

When you think of pie, what type of pie do you think of? If you are like me, you probably think of rich chocolate cream pies or perfectly spiced fruit pies topped with scoops of vanilla ice cream. Though dessert pies come to my mind first, dessert isn’t the only meal where you can enjoy a pie. Pies and Tarts for Dinner and Dessert is ... Read More »

The Lemonade Cookbook

The Lemonade Cookbook

When you think of a cafeteria, you might think back to your school days, with less-than-appetizing dishes being doled out by hair-netted lunch ladies. While the food may not have been your favorite, you probably have fond memories of the time nonetheless. That bit of nostalgia is one of the things that So Cal residents love about Lemonade, a trendy modern cafeteria-style restaurant that serves ... Read More »

Scoop Adventures

Scoop Adventures: The Best Ice Cream of the 50 States

When I travel, I always have an eye out for local specialties. Sometimes those specialties are include a fairly broad category, such as a particular style of barbecue that is served at many restaurants in the region, but other times those specialties are a lot more specific, such as a certain ice cream flavor at a local ice cream shop. Ice cream is always one ... Read More »

Party Popcorn

Party Popcorn

Popcorn is a hard snack to beat. Not only is it easy to share and fun to eat, but there are dozens – if not hundreds – of different ways that you can flavor it to suit your tastes. Party Popcorn: 75 Creative Recipes for Everyone’s Favorite Snack is loaded with delicious ideas for popcorn that will inspire you to get creative with this ever-popular ... Read More »

Get Set for Summer: Frozen Desserts Cookbook Giveaway!! (closed)

Nicole Weston's Frozen Dessert Book Trio

As regular readers will know, I currently have three amazing cookbooks out that are dedicated to frozen desserts: How to Make Ice Cream, How To Make Frozen Yogurt and Making Vegan Frozen Treats. Each one of these books is designed to give you an in-depth look at the techniques needed to make these refreshing recipes in your own kitchen – and make better versions than ... Read More »

Making Vegan Frozen Treats

Making Vegan Frozen Treats: 50 Recipes for Nondairy Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Other Delicious Desserts

There is no better way to beat the heat on a hot summer day than with a bowl of ice cream, so it is a summer staple in my house. I make homemade ice cream on a regular basis and encourage others to do the same. Most ice cream recipes start with milk and cream, but with Making Vegan Frozen Treats: 50 Recipes for Nondairy ... Read More »

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