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Icebox Cakes: Recipes for the Coolest Cakes in Town

Icebox Cakes: Recipes for the Coolest Cakes in Town

Icebox cakes are a style of cake that is perfect for summer entertaining. The cakes are assembled in layers and stored in the refrigerator or freezer until the layers of the cake meld together into one delicious dish. They need to be prepared in advance, but you won’t need to turn on the oven and heat up your kitchen to make one right before you ... Read More »

Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break

Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break

It’s nice to take a coffee break at some point during your day. It gives you a chance to refresh your mind, taking it off of your work for a few minutes, and to recharge your batteries. It also presents the opportunity to have a little snack, whether you’re having your coffee break between breakfast and lunch or between lunch and dinner. Sweden is a ... Read More »

Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts

Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts

A dessert doesn’t have to be fancy to be delicious. In fact, there are some desserts out there that are much prettier to look at than they are delicious to eat. Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts is a cookbook that is packed with desserts, but each and every one of them puts flavor before the fancy – though they are also -beautiful too look at! Brooks ... Read More »

Pies and Tarts for Dinner and Dessert

Pies and Tarts for Dinner and Dessert

When you think of pie, what type of pie do you think of? If you are like me, you probably think of rich chocolate cream pies or perfectly spiced fruit pies topped with scoops of vanilla ice cream. Though dessert pies come to my mind first, dessert isn’t the only meal where you can enjoy a pie. Pies and Tarts for Dinner and Dessert is ... Read More »

The Lemonade Cookbook

The Lemonade Cookbook

When you think of a cafeteria, you might think back to your school days, with less-than-appetizing dishes being doled out by hair-netted lunch ladies. While the food may not have been your favorite, you probably have fond memories of the time nonetheless. That bit of nostalgia is one of the things that So Cal residents love about Lemonade, a trendy modern cafeteria-style restaurant that serves ... Read More »

Scoop Adventures

Scoop Adventures: The Best Ice Cream of the 50 States

When I travel, I always have an eye out for local specialties. Sometimes those specialties are include a fairly broad category, such as a particular style of barbecue that is served at many restaurants in the region, but other times those specialties are a lot more specific, such as a certain ice cream flavor at a local ice cream shop. Ice cream is always one ... Read More »

Party Popcorn

Party Popcorn

Popcorn is a hard snack to beat. Not only is it easy to share and fun to eat, but there are dozens – if not hundreds – of different ways that you can flavor it to suit your tastes. Party Popcorn: 75 Creative Recipes for Everyone’s Favorite Snack is loaded with delicious ideas for popcorn that will inspire you to get creative with this ever-popular ... Read More »

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