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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 »

Southern Plate

southern plate cookbook

There is nothing like a classic family recipe, passed down from mother to child, father to son, aunt to niece and nephew. These are recipes that are good in and of themselves, but they’re great because they’re recipes that stick in our minds because our memories of them come from all of the family gatherings that they were served at. Southern Plate: Classic Comfort Food ... Read More »

A World of Cake

A World of Cake

When you think of cake, what images come to mind? Do you see towering red velvet cakes with four, five or six layers of cake and frosting? Do you picture delicately domed Princess Tortes? Like most foods, the types of cakes that we all eat and enjoy vary widely from person to person and from county to country. In A World of Cake author Krystina ... Read More »

The Pastry Chef’s Companion

The Pastry Chef's Companion

The best books to have in the kitchen are often reference books. The category of reference books can include cookbooks, but for each book packed with beautiful photos and tempting sounding recipes, it is great to have one that breaks down the definitions you need to make sense of those recipes. Some reference books are also cookbooks, big volumes that have lots of great information, ... Read More »

Alice’s Tea Cup

Alice's Tea Cup: Delectable Recipes for Scones, Cakes, Sandwiches, and More from New York's Most Whimsical Tea Spot

Having a tea party with friends – and often stuffed animals – was a childhood fantasy of many, including many foodies who grew up to still like the idea of a tea party, but hoped that it would include a wide selection of both regular and exotic teas and tasty treats, rather than stuffed animals. This is one of the reasons that Alice’s Tea Cup, ... Read More »

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