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The Baker’s Dozen Cookbook

The Baker's Dozen Cookbook

There are all kinds of cookbooks out there to teach you about baking in addition to providing you with recipes. With most books, you still just get your information from one source (the author) and often end up using multiple books as references to get as much of a foundation as possible. The Baker’s Dozen Cookbook puts multiple sources into one book with a conglomeration ... Read More »

Amy’s Bread, Revised and Updated

Amy's Bread, Revised and Updated

There is nothing like freshly baked, homemade bread. The no-knead artisan bread recipes that started spreading around in the past couple of years rekindled an interest in home bread baking by making bread baking seem easy and accessible. Recipes like that are a good place to start, but once you get a taste for making your own, you just might want to take bread baking ... Read More »

Booze Cakes: Confections Spiked With Spirits, Wine, and Beer

Booze Cakes

Every once in a while, you want to have a treat that is a little more grown upĀ  – no matter how much you like a classic chocolate cupcake. You’ll find more grown up treats that you can eat in Booze Cakes: Confections Spiked With Spirits, Wine, and Beer, a cookbook specializing in spiked sweets. A book with this type of theme is a great ... Read More »

The Berry Bible

The Berry Bible

The Berry Bible gives you two books in one. First, it gives you an encyclopedia of berries, describing everything from the history and habitat of the plants to uses and buying tips. Second, it gives you a cookbook with 175 different recipes for putting those berries to good use. The recipes cover a wide range of types, both sweet and savory, and the book offers ... Read More »

Fast Food Fix

Fast Food Fix

Although sometimes dedicated home cooks don’t always like to admit it, there is often a reason that popular fast food dishes are popular: they taste good. And I don’t just mean burgers, either. Fast foods include all kinds of quick service foods, like a slice from your favorite pizzeria or a muffin from a favorite coffee shop (although I will admit that food that falls ... Read More »

Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar

Vegan Cookis Invade Your Cookie Jar

Fans of cookbooks like Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World and other great vegan baking books will find that Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar is a good addition to the bookshelf – and bakers who aren’t experienced with vegan baking will find a lot of great recipes in here, as well. Cookies are great treats to make because they generally require minimal time and ... Read More »

Ice Cream Galore

I often recommend pairing desserts with ice cream, and I typically recommend choosing vanilla because it goes so well with just about all desserts. I recently pointed out the merits of selecting chocolate ice cream as a pairing, but the fact is that once you start to branch out, there is a while world of ice cream that you can choose from. The freezer case ... Read More »

Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pies

A whoopie pie consists of two cake-like cookies sandwiching a creamy, frosting-like filling. It’s a great snack because, since it’s a bit like an inside-out cupcake, it’s very easy to eat. These snacks aren’t quite as popular as cookies or cupcakes, so they often only get a handful of pages in any given cookbook (if that). Whoopie Pies is an entire cookbook dedicated to whoopie ... Read More »

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