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The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook

The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook

Making jams and preserves at home isn’t something that most of us do on a regular basis, but when you already love to cook, it is a skill that you just might want to add to your repertoire. Homemade jams are a great way to utilize fresh, in-season fruits and berries and turning them into something that is just as amazing as baking those berries ... Read More »

Milk & Cookies: 89 Heirloom Recipes from New York’s Milk & Cookies Bakery

Milk & Cookies: 89 Heirloom Recipes from New York's Milk & Cookies Bakery

There are quite a few cookbooks out there that promise recipes from favorite restaurants and bakeries. Many of them deliver exactly that very well, but for others the recipes don’t translate quite as well to the home kitchen. Milk & Cookies: 89 Heirloom Recipes from New York’s Milk & Cookies Bakery is a cookbook that uses this same concept, but definitely falls into the former ... Read More »

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home

The appeal of homemade ice cream is that you can eat it as soon as it is done churning in your ice cream maker. You don’t necessarily expect it to be better than the ice cream you’d get at a local ice cream shop, but if you don’t, you should definitely raise your expectations for homemade ice cream. It is definitely possible to turn out ... Read More »

Martha Stewart’s New Pies and Tarts

Martha Stewart New Pies and Tarts

While pies and tarts usually get just a chapter or two in most cookbooks, Martha Stewart’s New Pies and Tarts is devoted to them. The book covers a huge range of pies in the 150 recipes that it contains, all of which look just as amazing as they taste. From holiday tarts to hand pies to homemade quiche, you’ll find just about every pie you ... Read More »

Mich Turner’s Cake Masterclass

Mich Turner's Cake Masterclass

Cake decorating is an art form that is slightly more difficult to master than the televised cake-decorating competitions make it seem. Leveling cakes perfectly, getting a flawless layer of fondant and making a realistic looking rose out of sugar or icing are techniques that take more than a little bit of practice. The best way to learn the art of cake decorating is with a ... Read More »

Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous

Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous

Reading Southern Living’s Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous is like taking the road trip that you always wanted to take, crossing through big and small towns looking for Americana and good eats. The book features descriptions of favorite Southern diners and dives that are well known in their local communities for having great food, and the ... Read More »

Sweet Gratitude: Delicious Ways to Bake a Thank You

Sweet Gratitude: Delicious Ways to Bake a Thank You

Nothing says “thank you” quite like a plate of homemade cookies or a nicely wrapped bundt cake, simply because these are gifts that are both enjoyable and clearly required both time and thought to make. Sweet Gratitude: Delicious Ways to Bake a Thank You is a book that uses this theme as its central concept. The book has dozens of ways to say “thank you”, ... Read More »

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