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Pretzel Making at Home

Pretzel Making at Home

Soft pretzels are a favorite American snack, sold at both malls and at sports games, and enjoyed for their salty taste and chewy texture. But pretzels are much more than a gameday snack. In Germany, as well as neighboring countries, they are as ubiquitous as the baguette is in France and are a popular part of both snacks and regular meals. Pretzel fans will tell ... Read More »

Bake It Like You Mean It: Gorgeous Cakes from Inside Out

Bake Like You Mean It

I tend to think that cakes, especially layer cakes, look the best just after you first slice into them and you can see the moist cake and layers of frosting within. Most of the time, you get what you expect when you slice into a lovely looking cake, but there are also times when the cake surprises you by looking even more impressive on the ... Read More »

Cooking with Flowers

Cooking with Flowers

Flowers are stunning additions to your garden, but they can also be tasty treats to serve up in your kitchen. There are many flowers that we regularly eat, including artichokes, broccoli and cauliflower, but there is a rainbow of colorful, edible flowers out there that can be a fun addition to your cooking and baking that you may never have experimented with before. Once you ... Read More »

One Sweet Cookie

One Sweet Cookie

A cookie swap is when a group of people all bake batches of cookies then get together and share both the cookies and the recipes. One Sweet Cookie is a kind of cookbook version of a cookie swap, featuring recipes from dozens of cookie recipes from well known chefs, pastry chefs and bakers. Most of the chefs are based, or were based, in and around ... Read More »

Nick Malgieri’s Bread

Nick Malgieri's Bread

Basic bread has very few ingredients and seems like a simple thing to make, but bread is an intimidating thing to bake for many people. There are many reasons that people get intimidated and most of them come down to a lack of understanding of how to make a good bread. In short, they are missing out on the basics that make a bread recipe ... Read More »

Crazy About Pies

Crazy about Pies

A pie is one of the most satisfying baked goods you can make in your kitchen, but pies don’t seem to get baked quite as often as cookies, cupcakes and other baked goods do. This could be attributed to the fact that pies take a little more time to make than some other dishes, since they require a separate crust, or to the fact that ... Read More »

The Art of Preserving

Art of Preserving

Preserving fruits and vegetables, whether you’re making strawberry jam or a batch of homemade pickles, is one of the more time-honored traditions in cooking. It is also one that isn’t done quite as much as it used to be, since we can now buy hot-house fruits and imported vegetables all year round. But off season veggies never taste quite as good as those that are ... Read More »

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