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Dolci: Italy’s Sweets

Dolci: Italy's Sweets

Although creamy tiramisu, crisp biscotti and fruity gelato might be the first things that come to mind when you think of Italian desserts, they are only the top of what is a very large dessert iceberg. In Dolci: Italy’s Sweets, author Francine Segan has put together a collection of more than 200 modern and classic recipes for desserts and other sweet treats from Italy. Segan ... Read More »

Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts: Secrets and Recipes for the Home Baker

Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts: Secrets and Recipes for the Home Baker

Top Pot Donuts are some of the most well known donuts in the country. The company is based in Seattle, where the donuts have quite the following of fans, and they have been seen in the pastry cases at Starbucks stores, too. Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts: Secrets and Recipes for the Home Baker begins with a brief history of this popular donut company, where the ... Read More »

Peas and Thank You: Simple Meatless Meals the Whole Family Will Love

Peas and Thank You: Simple Meatless Meals the Whole Family Will Love

Peas and Thank You: Simple Meatless Meals the Whole Family Will Love is not a cookbook that is geared towards sneaking vegetables into foods so that your kids will eat them. It is a cookbook that supports the idea that meatless meals can be a healthy addition to the weekly (or daily) diet of you and your whole family. The cookbook, based on a blog ... Read More »

Mini Cupcakes

Mini Cupcakes

One of the reasons that people love cupcakes is their small size, which makes them easy to eat and serve, as well as simply looking cute. Mini cupcakes, however, have the edge on larger cupcakes when it comes to cuteness. Also easy to eat and serve, miniature cupcakes are bite sized and pack a punch of flavor with the perfect amount of frosting and cake ... Read More »

Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day

Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day

It was just a few years ago when home bakers discovered the technique of baking artisan breads at home with almost no kneading and less than five minutes of work. There were many cookbooks put out on the topic, including a book called Artisan Bread in Five Minutes A Day by Jeff Hertzberg MD and Zoe Francois. That same pair has now expanded on that ... Read More »

The Birthday Cake Book: 75 Recipes for Candle-Worthy Creations

The Birthday Cake Book: 75 Recipes for Candle-Worthy Creations

The best kind of cake out there is undoubtedly the birthday cake. Kids look forward to them with barely contained excitement and, even if you don’t have cake the rest of the year, the odds are good that you’ll encounter a cake – or at least a slice – on your birthday. The Birthday Cake Book: 75 Recipes for Candle-Worthy Creations offers readers recipes for ... Read More »

Cookbook Holder with Conversion Chart

Cookbook Holder Conversion Chart, up close

Cookbook holders come in handy in the kitchen because they make it a lot easier to see the recipes that you’re working from. When you lay a cookbook on the counter, you need to place it somewhere where it won’t get in the way of your mixing bowls and ingredients, you need to bend over to read the recipe and you’re exposing the book to ... Read More »

Homemade Soda

Homemade Soda: 200 Recipes for Making & Using Fruit Sodas & Fizzy Juices, Sparkling Waters, Root Beers & Cola Brews, Herbal & Healing Waters, ... & Floats, & Other Carbonated Concoctions

Soda is a daily indulgence for some and an occasional treat for other, but no matter how often you have some of the sweet, bubbly beverage, you probably haven’t considered making your own soda at home. Sodas are actually very simple concoctions, consisting of a sweet, concentrated syrup that is cut with carbonated water to give it a light, bubbly, refreshing feel. Homemade Soda: 200 ... Read More »

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