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TBT Cookbook Review: The Egg White Cookbook by Margaret Blackstone and Barbara Leopold

  Egg whites. We always seem to have some around, especially if you are making ice cream and have those yolks consumed in your fabulous dessert. What to do with the whites? There are books on meringue, of course, but this one, from 2005, lets those egg whites be used across the board in every…

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Cookbook Review: Simple by Diana Henry

Diana Henry’s newest book will send you dashing off to the grocery store. You can be home in an hour, with some veggies and protein, perhaps a fish or a chicken. Time to break open the spice rack, find those onions, and grab your knife. Simple to Diana means pretty easy, pretty swift. Simple does…

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Cookbook Review: Ginger Bread Wonderland by Mima Sinclair

There is time. Just enough time. You’ve always wanted to make a gingerbread house. Seen them in bakeries. Wondered how they would taste. Wondered, too, how had it would be? The answers are good news. In her new book Ginger Bread Wonderland author Mimi Sinclair offers you 30 recipes for magical houses along with cookies,…

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Cookbook Review: Brownies, Blondies and Other Traybakes from Ryland Peters & Small

  Do you have a shelf devoted to brownie books? I do. My grandmother encouraged me to bake and, after beginning with chocolate chip cookies, as a kid I was creating brownies at least once a week. If you do the math, I’ve baked a few thousand batches of brownies in my life. And I…

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