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Macaron Fetish

Macaron Fetish

Macarons are a delicacy, one of those treats that – unlike cupcakes – you can’t find just everywhere. When you find a good one, the combination of crisp exterior, chewy interior and flavorful filling is just about heaven. It can be hard to find a bakery that carries good macarons, so macaron-lovers often try their hand at making them at home. It can be a ... Read More »

Wintersweet

Wintersweet

A lot of people think about baking during the winter, when the weather is cold outside and a hot oven is a good way to bring a little extra heat into your kitchen. Winter isn’t a season that we usually associate with fresh produce (unless you happen to live in California where locally grown products are available almost year-round), but with frozen berries readily available ... Read More »

Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts

Sprinkles Rainbowlicious Desserts

You can’t help but smile when you pick up a donut, cupcake or other dessert that is topped off with sprinkles. That rainbow of colors makes any treat feel more fun and festive, whether you’re 5 years old of 95 years old. Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts is a cookbook dedicated to the love of sprinkles, using them in everything from breakfast to ... Read More »

From Scratch: Inside the Food Network

From Scratch: Inside the Food Network

Late in the fall of 1993, the Food Network first went on the air with a handful of shows. The new cable network was brought about because a handful of people believed that there was a market for food-related programming on TV – both because people liked to cook and because there were lots of advertisers out there that had food and home products to ... Read More »

The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

New Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day

When Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day was first released in 2007, home bakers were just being introduced to the idea that they could easily make crusty, flavorful artisan breads at home without any special tools – or even any special skills – using an unusual sounding no-knead bread making method. Everyone who decided to give the method a try was instantly a convert, ... Read More »

When Bakers Cook

When Bakers Cook

There is a bit of a misconception that bakers bake and cooks cook, and that there is not much crossover between the two. This idea is fueled by the fact that every chef/cook on food television shows confesses to hating baking and admits to having no idea how to bake even the simplest dish. It’s possible that these chefs actually may not know how to ... Read More »

Cereal Sweets and Treats

Cereal Sweets

A bowl of cereal is a great way to start off your morning and get the day going, but cereal is a little more versatile than a simple breakfast food and you can do other things with it besides simply pour it into a bowl. Cereal Sweets and Treats explores some of the many other things you can do with cereal, turning it into surprisingly ... Read More »

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