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United States of Pie

Pies are not only delicious, but they always offer a slice of comfort and home when we dig into one. There are nut pies, fruit pies, cream pies and chocolate pies – and while you can take your pick to satisfy any particular food craving, it is a safe bet that some will appeal to you more than others and that could be because of ... Read More »

The Sweet Book of Candy Making

The Sweet Book of Candy Making

Candy making is intimidating to many home chefs because you usually need some extra equipment and you definitely need to be more exact than you do with either cooking or baking. You’ll hear professional chefs on reality shows complain about how challenging it is to bake a cake – but you’ll also notice that they’re never asked to make candy. But even though it requires ... Read More »

Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients

Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients

Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients is the third cookbook from the bakers behind the popular Brooklyn bakery, Baked. The book follows in the footsteps of Baked, which showcases popular recipes from their bakery, and Baked Elements, which focuses on reinvented American classics. Baked Elements is flavor centered – meaning that it is divided up into chapters that each focus on one delicious ingredient and ... Read More »

Perfect Pies

Perfect Pies

Pies are classic, homestyle desserts, whether you’re making one with an apple, cream or nut-based filling. Perfect Pies is a book that showcases nearly eighty great pie recipes from Michele Stuart, an award winning pie baker and the owner of the popular shop Michele’s Pies in Norwalk and Westport, Connecticut. The recipes show just how versatile a pie can be, with recipes that will satisfy ... Read More »

The Science of Good Cooking

Science of Good Cooking

Many people will describe baking as a science, and point out that they like the freedom of cooking by feel a lot more than the exactitude of baking. All kinds of cooking rely heavily on science, however, and whether you are aware of it or not, scientific principles help govern what ends up on your plate for dinner at night. The test kitchen at Cook’s ... Read More »

Home Made Winter

Home Made Winter

Home Made Winter has one of the most appealing and unique cover photos of any cookbook that I’ve seen recently. It’s a picture of Cardamom Cake with Whole Pears and White Chocolate, one of the recipes included in the book, that has whole Bosc pears baked right inside of a loaf cake and makes for a very impressive – and very tasty – finished dish. ... Read More »

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