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Crazy About Pies

Crazy about Pies

A pie is one of the most satisfying baked goods you can make in your kitchen, but pies don’t seem to get baked quite as often as cookies, cupcakes and other baked goods do. This could be attributed to the fact that pies take a little more time to make than some other dishes, since they require a separate crust, or to the fact that ... Read More »

The Art of Preserving

Art of Preserving

Preserving fruits and vegetables, whether you’re making strawberry jam or a batch of homemade pickles, is one of the more time-honored traditions in cooking. It is also one that isn’t done quite as much as it used to be, since we can now buy hot-house fruits and imported vegetables all year round. But off season veggies never taste quite as good as those that are ... Read More »

Salty Snacks: Make Your Own Chips, Crisps, Crackers, Pretzels, Dips, and Other Savory Bites

Salty Snacks: Make Your Own Chips, Crisps, Crackers, Pretzels, Dips, and Other Savory Bites

When you think of baking, the first things that pop into your mind are probably cupcakes, cakes and other desserts. Baking is associated with sweet things, even though there are all kinds of savory goodies that can come out of an oven, including breads, pizza and crackers. Salty Snacks: Make Your Own Chips, Crisps, Crackers, Pretzels, Dips, and Other Savory Bites is a cookbook that ... Read More »

Coffee Cakes: Simple, Sweet and Savory

There are a wide range of cakes that can qualify as coffee cakes and their most distinctive feature is that they are never topped with frosting, unlike a dedicated dessert cake. They can be baked in pans of all shapes and sizes, include all kinds of fruits and nuts and are welcome at just about every occasion – although they are especially welcome at brunch. ... Read More »

We Love Madeleines

We Love Madeleines

Madeleines are classic little tea cakes that are light, buttery and slightly sweet. They’re good for just about any occasion and are a staple at coffee shops. Most of the time, madeleines are quite plain. Sometimes they are flavored with just a little vanilla or lemon, or drizzled with a little chocolate, but most of the time you will notice that they look almost identical ... Read More »

United States of Pie

Pies are not only delicious, but they always offer a slice of comfort and home when we dig into one. There are nut pies, fruit pies, cream pies and chocolate pies – and while you can take your pick to satisfy any particular food craving, it is a safe bet that some will appeal to you more than others and that could be because of ... Read More »

The Sweet Book of Candy Making

The Sweet Book of Candy Making

Candy making is intimidating to many home chefs because you usually need some extra equipment and you definitely need to be more exact than you do with either cooking or baking. You’ll hear professional chefs on reality shows complain about how challenging it is to bake a cake – but you’ll also notice that they’re never asked to make candy. But even though it requires ... Read More »

Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients

Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients

Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients is the third cookbook from the bakers behind the popular Brooklyn bakery, Baked. The book follows in the footsteps of Baked, which showcases popular recipes from their bakery, and Baked Elements, which focuses on reinvented American classics. Baked Elements is flavor centered – meaning that it is divided up into chapters that each focus on one delicious ingredient and ... Read More »

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