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The Little Book of Baking

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It’s nice when cookbooks pack a lot of recipes into one single volume. The only problem with those all-in-one volumes is that it can sometimes be a little overwhelming to choose a recipe from them. Frankly, it can be difficult to remember exactly what is in the book before you pick it up, and just flipping the pages looking for something to make can take ... Read More »

I Love Cinnamon Rolls

i love cinnamon rolls

If you find yourself saying “me, too!” when you read the title of the cookbook I Love Cinnamon Rolls, then this book is probably for you. The book is devoted to cinnamon rolls of all shapes and sizes, and any cinnamon roll fanatic is going to love each and every one of them. Cinnamon itself has a very long history and has been a much-loved ... Read More »

Twisted Cakes

Twisted Cakes

There aren’t that many occasions throughout the year when you need a truly evil looking cake, but Halloween is definitely the season for unusually creepy designs. The book Twisted Cakes: Deliciously Evil Designs for Every Occasion is full of recipes for decorating some very scary cakes that are perfect for this time of year. The book focuses on decorating and sculpting cakes into pieces that ... Read More »

150 Best Donut Recipes: Fried or Baked

150 Best Donut Recipes: Fried or Baked

There is no doubt as to what this cookbook, 150 Best Donut Recipes, is about. It is packed with recipes for both baked and fried donuts that will make any donut lover happy. The cookbook’s very direct title definitely catches your eye, and while it might not be the most imaginative title on the shelf, it definitely delivers any kind of donut recipe that you ... Read More »

The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking

The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking

As a baker, wheat flour and sugar are two of the staples that I always have in my kitchen and use just about every day. There are many people out there, however, who can’t or don’t eat either of these things for either medical or health-weight reasons. Many books on gluten free baking put the emphasis on the health issues and not focusing on getting ... Read More »

The Seasonal Baker

The Seasonal Baker

There are many baked good recipes that don’t really need a season and can be made all year round, but when you start to bake with fresh fruit you can’t ignore the seasons, because working with in-season produce is going to turn a good dessert into a great one. The Seasonal Baker: Easy Recipes from My Home Kitchen to Make Year-Round is all about seasonal ... Read More »

Ready for Dessert

Ready for Dessert

Fans of David Lebovitz who haven’t added Ready for Dessert to their cookbook collections should make a little bit of room on the shelf for this volume. With over 170 recipes, it features some of Lebovitz’s most popular recipes as well as some of his newfound favorites. There is a great variety of recipes, from cakes to pies to sorbets, and each one is accompanied ... Read More »

Flour Salt Water Yeast

Flour Salt Water Yeast

When you read through Flour Salt Water Yeast, you get the feeling that author Ken Forkish really wants you to bake some bread. The book is all about baking top-notch artisan bread at home and, instead of giving you a list of recipes and leaving you to your own devices, it gives you a comprehensive course in everything you need to know about baking bread. ... Read More »

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