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The Model Bakery Cookbook

The Model Bakery Cookbook

The Model Bakery has been a Napa Valley favorite for more than 80 years. The bakery produces all kinds of artisan breads, as well as pastries, pies and other baked goods, but their signature item is the english muffin featured on the front of the cookbook and that simple bread is one of the things that keeps people coming back again and again. The Model ... Read More »

The Dollop Book of Frosting

The Dollop Book of Frosting

Frosting is the stuff you put on top of a cupcake, or in between the layers of a whoopie pie. People often pay more attention to what the frosting is going onto than to the frosting itself. The fact is that a good frosting can make or break a dessert and sometimes all you need is to get out of the rut of making plain ... Read More »

One Bowl Baking

One Bowl Baking

Everyone wants to be able to bake from scratch, but many don’t because of the time required to do so. It can seem like a daunting task when a recipe has instructions that are two pages long. Even people who bake a lot appreciate a recipe that can be mixed up and put into the oven in just a few minutes. One Bowl Baking: Simple, ... Read More »

Real Snacks: Make Your Favorite Childhood Treats Without All the Junk

Real Snacks Cookbook

There are many snacks that we feel nostalgia for. Some snack cakes bring up memories of swapping snacks with friends at lunchtime. Some potato chips remind us of watching cartoons after school. It is tempting to revisit these old favorites – but when you do, you often find that they don’t taste as good as you remember. This is due to a combination of things, ... Read More »

I Scream Sandwich

I Scream Sandwich

Most of us don’t feel like baking during hot weather, but it’s hard to turn down a cookie even when it feels like an oven outside. Bakers need to do a little bit of advance planning during the summer so that they can bake while it’s cool outside and still have treats to eat when it is hot. An ice cream sandwich is one of ... Read More »

Crackers & Dips: More than 50 Handmade Snacks

Crackers & Dips

There are some things that almost always make an appearance when you’re entertaining. Whether you’re barbecuing ribs or roasting a turkey, you’re probably going to be serving crackers and dip up as a snack for people to munch on while they mingle and wait for the main course to be served. Crackers end up being something that come out of a box for most of ... Read More »

Put ‘em Up! Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook

Put Em Up!

The summer, when almost everything is in season, is the time to thing about preserving. Home preservation and canning has been becoming more and more popular over the past few years, as people become more interested in making the most of high quality, farm-fresh produce and in the ingredients that go into their food. There is no better way to take control than by giving ... Read More »

Star Wars Cookbook and Lightsaber Pops

Star Wars Cookbook

I had to give a nod to this unique popsicle making set as soon as I saw it, for all my friends who are Star Wars fans. This Star Wars Cookbook is great for fans of the series who want something cool while they’re watching their favorite scenes in the summer. It is subtitled Ice Sabers: 30 Chilled Treats Using the Force of Your Freezer!. ... Read More »

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