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Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables

Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables

Messages about eating seasonally are everywhere if you’re into food. They’re in magazines, cookbooks, blogs and on tv cooking shows. Eating seasonally means that your produce will taste better, be fresher and be less expensive than it is at other times of the year, and those are all great reasons to put a little extra effort into seasonal eating. Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits ... Read More »

Ice Pops: Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Frozen Treats

Ice Pops

On a hot day, you are more likely to reach for a cold treat than a hot one when you want something sweet. Ice cream is a good choice, but fruity and ice-cold popsicles can be even more refreshing. You could track down the neighborhood ice cream truck when you want a popsicle-fix, but making your own can yield popsicles that are much more delicious, ... Read More »

Frostings

frostings

Every baker needs to have some good frosting recipes that they can whip up at any time to finish off a batch of cupcakes or a layer cake. Frostings, while they don’t often get the spotlight the way the cake recipes do, are a crucial component of a dessert because they add moisture, flavor and give just the right finishing touches to draw someone in ... Read More »

Bakeless Sweets

Bakeless Sweets

Making dessert doesn’t mean that you always have to turn on the oven and do some baking. There are all kinds of no-bake desserts out there to choose from – and “no-bake” encompases a lot more than a box of Jell-o pudding mix. Bakeless Sweets: Pudding, Panna Cotta, Fluffs, Icebox Cakes, and More No-Bake Desserts is a cookbook that includes all kinds of no-bake desserts, ... Read More »

Bake it in a Cupcake

Bake it in a Cupcake

A cupcake is a treat that delivers a lot of flavor in a small, single-serving package. They’re usually dressed up with sprinkles or other pops of color on top, but when there is a surprise inside the cupcake – such as a dollop of chocolate or marshmallow filling – it makes it that much more delicious. In Bake it in a Cupcake, you’ll find dozens ... Read More »

Savory Pies

Savory Pies

When you think of a pie, you might picture a fragrant apple pie or a rich chocolate cream pie before you think of a chicken pot pie, but savory pies are just as delicious as their sweeter counterparts. Savory pies offer an almost endless number of options for fillings, including meat, cheese and vegetables, and can be adapted to suit any occasion, from appetizers to ... Read More »

Simply Sensational Cookies

Simply Sensational Cookies

The bar for home cooking and baking has been raised in the past several of years, with more and more people starting to bake and cook actively as a hobby, rather than just cooking to eat. People are using more complex recipes, looking for better and bigger flavors and wanting recipes that deliver a “wow” factor of some kind instead of just an “it’s ok.” ... Read More »

Classic Snacks Made from Scratch

Classic Snacks Made From Scratch

When you walk down the snack aisle in the grocery store, you’ll see all kinds of snacks and treats that bring back memories of weekend cartoons and bagged lunches. You might not always buy these treats on a regular basis these days, but you probably still have a soft spot for them because of the memories that they bring up. One of the reasons that ... Read More »

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