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Ovenly: Sweet and Salty Recipes from New York’s Most Creative Bakery

Ovenly: Sweet and Salty Recipes from New York's Most Creative Bakery

When you talk about desserts, you will often hear people proclaiming that they don’t like sweet things and that, therefore, they don’t like dessert. Desserts are often sweet, but there is a big difference between a treat that is well-balanced and flavorful and something that just delivers a mouthful of sugar. One of the keys to a balanced dessert is knowing how to introduce a ... Read More »

The Hello Kitty Baking Book

Hello Kitty Baking Book

Hello Kitty is a global phenomenon that is synonymous with cuteness. The Sanrio character appeals to kids of all ages – and to many adults, as well! – and her likeness is instantly identifiable. The Hello Kitty Baking Book turns that cuteness into something edible, with recipes for dozens of Hello Kitty-inspired baked goods that you can make in your own kitchen to celebrate a family member’s ... Read More »

Peek-A-Boo Cakes

Peek-A-Boo Cakes

Desserts are always more fun when they have a surprise inside, like the fudge center of an ice cream pop or a cream filling inside of a cupcake. There are some desserts where you don’t expect to find a surprise center, however, and large cakes are some of them. That being said, there is no reason that you can’t transform something like a layer cake ... Read More »

The Liddabit Sweets Candy Cookbook

The Liddabit Sweets Candy Cookbook

Liddabit Sweets is a Brooklyn-based confectionery shop that is beloved by anyone with a sweet tooth that has visited or tasted their goodies. They specialize in handmade candies of all kinds, using top quality ingredients and even incorporating local ingredients (cacao, of course, does not grow locally in the NYC area) whenever possible. Like many great local shops or bakeries, those of us who live ... Read More »

Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn’s Favorite Ice Cream Shop

Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn’s Favorite Ice Cream Shop

One look at the cover of Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn’s Favorite Ice Cream Shop should tell you all you need to know about this collection of ice cream recipes from a very popular neighborhood shop. The ice cream flavors are over-the-top indulgent, and each one sounds so good that you’re not going to know which flavor to start with. When you’re ... Read More »

Treat Yourself

Treat Yourself

There are some snacks that we all get nostalgic for. There are a few special dishes that your mom or grandmother probably made, but most of those snacks are packaged snacks that we enjoyed as kids. Whether you had them in your lunch every day or only had one as a treat (or at a friend’s house) once in a while, these snacks still inspire ... Read More »

Stuffed: The Ultimate Comfort Food Cookbook

Stuffed: The Ultimate Comfort Food Cookbook

Finding a delicious filling inside one of your favorite foods can take it from being good, to being great. Blue cheese stuffing makes olives more addictive, and a cream filling makes a cupcake a lot more memorable. Not all that many foods come stuffed – but imagine how much more fun a meal would be if you discovered incredible fillings inside some of your favorite ... Read More »

Perfect Pops: The 50 Best Classic & Cool Treats

Perfect Pops: The 50 Best Classic & Cool Treats

Popsicles are an easy treat to reach for on a hot day, but many adults pass over the popsicles and reach for other frozen treats, thinking of the colorful pops as something intended for children. Fresh, fruity popsicles are a fun and delicious treat for any age, especially if you’re making them at home with all natural ingredients. Perfect Pops: The 50 Best Classic & ... Read More »

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