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Crazy About Pies

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Crazy about PiesA 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, …

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The Art of Preserving

Art of PreservingPreserving 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 …

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We Love Madeleines

We Love MadeleinesMadeleines are classic little tea cakes that are light, buttery and slightly sweet. They’re good for just about any occasion and are a staple at coffee shops. Most of the time, madeleines are quite plain. Sometimes they are flavored with just a little vanilla or lemon, or drizzled with a little chocolate, but most …

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United States of Pie

United States of Pie Pies are not only delicious, but they always offer a slice of comfort and home when we dig into one. There are nut pies, fruit pies, cream pies and chocolate pies – and while you can take your pick to satisfy any particular food craving, it is a safe bet that some will appeal …

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The Sweet Book of Candy Making

The Sweet Book of Candy MakingCandy making is intimidating to many home chefs because you usually need some extra equipment and you definitely need to be more exact than you do with either cooking or baking. You’ll hear professional chefs on reality shows complain about how challenging it is to bake a cake – but you’ll also notice that …

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