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Crazy About Cookies

Crazy About Cookies

Although you certainly can bake cookies just for the fun of it, most of the time we bake cookies for a reason, whether that reason is a holiday party, a housewarming or a birthday. In Crazy About Cookies, Krystina Castella puts together a great collection of recipes and techniques to give you the perfect cookie for any occasion. The book starts off with on tools ... Read More »

Southern Pies

Southern Pies

The Southern US doesn’t have a monopoly on pies, but pies have always had a strong culinary tradition in the South. One might even argue that they simply like their pies more than people in other parts of the US. One look at the diverse types and flavors of pie in Southern Pies: A Gracious Plenty of Pie Recipes, From Lemon Chess to Chocolate Pecan ... Read More »

Medium Raw

Medium Raw

If you’re a fan of Anthony Bourdain, you’ve read his previous books, you’ve seen him on No Reservations, and you might even have checked out his crime novels. You might not, however, have read Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook. This book is Tony Bourdain’s newest book, a collection of essays about cooking his travels and ... Read More »

Biscotti: Recipes from the Kitchen of The American Academy in Rome

Biscotti from the American Academy in Rome

When you think of biscotti, you probably picture oblong, dry, flat-sided cookies that are commonly served with coffee or tea, with desserts or at coffee shops. In Italy, the word is used to refer to any type of cookie – twice-baked or not – and in Biscotti: Recipes from the Kitchen of The American Academy in Rome, The Rome Sustainable Food Project they use the ... Read More »

The Food Stylist’s Handbook

The Food Stylists Handbook

Every food blogger, and food blog reader, can appreciate a well-styled food photograph and there are a good number out there who love food photography as a hobby and have dreamed about the possibility of becoming a food stylist. If you fall into either category, The Food Stylist’s Handbook is a book well worth reading. The book is a completely guide to food styling and ... Read More »

Gifts Cooks Love

Gifts Cooks Love

While the title Gifts Cooks Love might sound like it is a catalog of baking gadgets and cooking tools, but it is actually a book of homemade gifts that you – as someone who loves to cook or bake – can make and give as gifts for any occasion, from housewarmings and birthdays to holiday parties. The recipes range from the simple to the gourmet, ... Read More »

Fat Witch Brownies: Brownies, Blondies, and Bars from New York’s Legendary Fat Witch Bakery

Fat Witch Brownies

New York’s Fat Witch Bakery doesn’t just make good brownies – they specialize in them. From classic brownies to indulgent blondies, Fat Witch really knows what they’re doing when it comes to making brownies, and they’re a hot not only in NYC, but in other parts of the country, which are served via their popular mail order business. Now, you can bake their brownies at ... Read More »

Spice Dreams

Spice Dreams

When you think of ice cream, what flavors spring to mind? Vanilla, Chocolate, Chunky Monkey? Or do think more along the lines of flavors like Chili Lemongrass and Cardamom Mint? Spice Dreams is a cookbook all about herb and spice infused ice creams, and it includes both combinations that sound familiar and ones that sound more exotic – as well as some that you might ... Read More »

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