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Mary Berry 100 Cakes and Bakes

Mary Berry 100 Cakes and Bakes

If you’re a fan of the Great British Baking Show (and it is such an enjoyable program, it’s hard not to become a fan after seeing just one episode!), then you know about Mary Berry. The popular judge is a well known food writer and is, unfortunately, not returning to the show next season. This is a loss to fans who love the charming judge ... Read More »

Popcorn!: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes

Popcorn!: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes

Popcorn is a classic snack food and, while you might associate the buttery version with the movies, there are so many versions out there that you could easily enjoy a different popcorn almost every single time you eat it. The crispy corn snack can be sweet, salty, savory or even sticky and in Popcorn!: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes, you’ll find plenty of inspiration. The book ... Read More »

Celebrate with Chocolate: Totally Over-the-Top Recipes

Celebrate with Chocolate: Totally Over-the-Top Recipes

You don’t need a special occasion to enjoy a chocolate dessert, but special occasions often call for one because it never hurts to have something both decadent and impressive when celebrating. In Celebrate with Chocolate: Totally Over-the-Top Recipes, you’ll find plenty of recipes that will satisfy your craving for chocolate and put the perfect finishing touch on any event you might be celebrating. The book ... Read More »

Honey and Jam: Seasonal Baking from My Kitchen in the Mountains

Honey and Jam: Seasonal Baking from My Kitchen in the Mountains

While brownies and other goodies are good all year round, there are all kinds of baked goods that have a more seasonal appeal to them. Rich, spiced baked goods find their audience on cold winter days and lighter, fruitier desserts tend to be the stars of the show in the summer. Seasonal baking is partly definite by what is in season, but is also defined ... Read More »

Sweeter off the Vine

Sweeter off the Vine: Fruit Desserts for Every Season

As a lover of all fruity desserts, I am of the opinion that there is no wrong time to make them. I’ll use frozen berries in the winter and apples all year round, if I’m in the mood. That said, fruits always taste their best when they are both fresh and in season, so I’ll definitely favor seasonal recipes when I’m baking. In Sweeter off ... Read More »

Truly Madly Pizza

Truly Madly Pizza

A good pizza, with a perfect crust that is crisp on the outside and tender in the center, is a hard thing to resist. In my area pizza is going through a bit of a popularity surge at the moment, with places that let you choose your own toppings and fire up a personal pizza in seconds in an ultra-hot oven. While this is unquestionably ... Read More »

No-Bake Treats

No-Bake Treats

When the weather is hot, I don’t always feel like turning on my oven, but the desire to have dessert never quite goes away. Hot weather calls for no-bake treats that don’t require any preheating to get them to come together and you can find plenty of them in No-Bake Treats: Incredible Unbaked Cheesecakes, Icebox Cakes, Pies and More. This cookbook is packed with dozens ... Read More »

Baked Elements: The Importance of Being Baked in 10 Favorite Ingredients

Baked Elements: The Importance of Being Baked in 10 Favorite Ingredients

While you can incorporate just about any flavor into a dessert, some appear more than others. These flavors are popular because they are so delicious and remain popular because there are so many ways to enjoy them. In Baked Elements: The Importance of Being Baked in 10 Favorite Ingredients, the bakers behind NYC’s popular Baked bakery, celebrate 10 of their favorite ingredients: Peanut Butter, Lemon ... Read More »

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