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Green Market Baking Book

Green Market Baking Book

Eating locally and shopping at farmers markets for seasonally produced goods is a trend right now, in cooking and in cookbooks, but it is a trend that is slightly more difficult to take part in than you might think. It takes practice to go to the market, pick up something and bring it home and make it into a meal – especially when you’re not ... Read More »

Mrs. Rowe’s Little Book of Southern Pies

Mrs. Rowe's Little Book of Southern Pies

Although whoopie pies have been in the news lately and have been popping up in bakeries left and right, there is nothing like a big slice of real pie, with a flaky pastry crust and a filling from fruit to custard. Mrs. Rowe’s Little Book of Southern Pies is a cookbook devoted to classic pies of all kinds. The recipes in the book are based ... Read More »

Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes

Bread: A Baker's Book of Techniques and Recipes

There are many great resources out there for bread baking, but Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, by master baker Jeffrey Hamelman, just might be one of the best. This book is designed to give you a thorough look into the bread making process starting with ingredients and techniques and ending not only with dozens of breads that you can eat, but with ... Read More »

Knives Cooks Love

Knives Cooks Love

A good knife is the most important thing that you can have in the kitchen. You can make the argument for other tools, but you won’t get much prep work or cooking done without a knife. A good knife will make cooking an easier, faster process and you might be surprised at how much of a difference this can make. The book Knives Cooks Love ... Read More »

Salty Sweets

Salty Sweets: Delectable Desserts and Tempting Treats with a Sublime Kiss of Salt

Pairing sweet and salty has only become a bigger trend over the past few years, and what was once a concept that you only saw in a small handful of products at just a few shops, is now something you see in products. Salted caramels and cookies with a sprinkle of salt are a good start, but there are all kinds of desserts that can ... Read More »

One Big Table

One Big Table

What do you think of when you think of classic American home cooking? Meatloaf? Fried Chicken? If I had to guess, I’d say that it depends a lot on what part of the country you grew up in and what the culture was like there. The country is huge and incredibly diverse, so while you’ll find classic American apple pies all over the country, you’ll ... Read More »

Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours

Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours

Over the past couple of years, the importance of having whole grains in our diets has been repeatedly emphasized, with the result that whole grains are now being incorporated into things – such as baked goods – that they hadn’t been a part of before. Whole wheat flour is a standby now for many bakers, a item to stock on the pantry alongside bread or ... Read More »

The Gourmet Cookie Book

The Gourmet Cookie Book

It is fun to look through food magazines or magazines with recipe sections to see what looks good every month. You never know what kinds of recipes you’re going to find in all of those magazines, and you’ll inevitably clip out those that sound the most delicious, making some right away and adding the rest of the clippings to your collection. But when it comes ... Read More »

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