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Recipe books

The Royal Touch written by Carolyn Robb.

A beautiful to look at and touch recipe book. A new recipe book I have a confession to make. I’m obsessed with the British Baking Show. I really want to go visit the UK. I watch Escape to the Country and Midsomer Murder on a regular basis. When I saw this recipe book, A Royal […]


For the Love of Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Oh Cookies. Soft delicious Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. My first recipe from this new cook book was Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. I’ve never made crinkle cookies of any sort so I wasn’t sure what to expect. The picture made the cookies look delicious and the recipe seemed pretty straight forward so I figured this was a good […]

Recipe books

My New Fancy Cook Book!

Baking Favorites – Williams Sonoma All the dreams of beautiful, tasty treats bound by a hard cover book. That’s what excites me about a new recipe book. I received a gift card for a book store for Christmas and it was burning a hole in my pocket. I couldn’t wait to find a new recipe […]


Mile High Mini Victoria Sandwich Cakes

My first recipe from The Royal Touch, written by Carolyn Robb Mile High Mini Victoria Sandwich Cakes. Look how tempting that picture is. Fresh strawberries, whipped cream with cake! Who can resist. I wanted to try a Victoria sponge again but by a different chef and there just happened to be one in this book! […]


How To Bake – Paul Hollywood – Ciabatta

It’s a cold, wintery Saturday and we decided supper should be cheese ravioli and what’s pasta without bread. I remembered that this recipe book had a recipe for Ciabattas and this was the perfect time to try it out. Several months ago I purchased a large plastic square container for this recipe specifically. I had […]

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I love treats. Treats of all kinds. Cakes, cookies, pies, tarts; you name it, I want to eat it! I even include bread in the category of treats. Several years ago, while watching Martha Stewart, I decided that I wanted to make these delicious treats myself. Here’s the thing…I have zero training when it comes […]