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Jenny McCoy’s Desserts for Every Season

Desserts for Every Season

There are many ways to group dessert recipes. You can group them by flavor, by type and even by color – but one of the most appealing ways to group them is by season. This is partly because baking with the seasons allows you to take full advantage of the produce and other ingredients that are at their peak, but it is primarily because we ... Read More »

The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook

The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook

Your kitchen pantry is probably stocked with staples like flour, sugar, dried pasta and canned goods. It is also probably stocked with jars of condiments like ketchup and mustard, pickles and salad dressings, that are waiting to be used. Condiments are often thought of as extras, rather than staples, but the truth is that we rely on them a lot more than you might think ... Read More »

Surprise-Inside Cakes

Surprise-Inside Cakes

When you slice open a tall layer cake, you usually only expect to see layers of cake and filling inside. The cakes in┬áSurprise-Inside Cakes┬ádeliver a little something extra: a colorful, edible design that is hidden inside of the cake and isn’t revealed until you are ready to slice and serve. The inspiration for this style of cake came from the author’s desire to set her ... Read More »

How to Make Frozen Yogurt

How to Make Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is a cool dessert that is more popular than ever and there are frozen yogurt shops in most neighborhoods where you can easily pick up a cup of your favorite flavor. Yogurt shops aren’t the only place to get your fro-yo fix, however, because you can easily make it at home. How to Make Frozen Yogurt: 56 Delicious Flavors You Can Make at ... Read More »

Lick the Bowl Good: Classic Home-Style Desserts with a Twist

Lick the Bowl Good: Classic Home-Style Desserts with a Twist

Home style desserts are, arguably, the best kind of desserts. Whether you’re eating a slice of a classic layer cake at a bakery or indulging in some freshly baked cookies at home, that homestyle type of dessert brings up memories from childhood for lots of dessert fans. They always seem like comfort food. But as comforting as they are, you don’t really want to eat ... Read More »

Choux Temptations

Choux Temptations

Choux pastry is one of the most versatile ingredients that you can work with when it comes to pastry. It’s not difficult to make, but it is something that sounds a bit intimidating, so many people don’t jump in and try it when they could be making straightforward cookies and cupcakes. Once you’ve made it, however, you will realize just how easy it is to ... Read More »

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 »

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