What puts the crunch in buttercrunch toffee? How do you cook the perfect raspberry chocolate truffle? What's the secret to making lollipops and lemon drops?
Discover these answers and more in Field Guide to Candy, a handy pocket reference to more than 100 recipes, complete with serving suggestions and fascinating historical trivia (in the 1940s, gumdrop cakes were among the most popular desserts in America). Learn More
What puts the snap in gingersnaps? How do you bake the perfect pinwheel? What's the secret to foolproof friands? Discover these answers and more with Field Guide to Cookies, a handy pocket reference to more than 100 cookie recipes, complete with helpful baking notes and fascinating historical trivia (the first known brownie recipe was published in the 1897 Sears, Roebuck catalog!). Learn More
There's more to seafood than lobster tails and fried calamari. Today's supermarkets are stocked with a bounty of delicious and delightful choices - everything from salmon and snow crabs to oysters, barnacles, and even sea cucumbers! But you don't need a degree in marine biology to make sense of it all - just Field Guide to Seafood. Learn More
A ham is (let us not mince words) a pig’s rear end. It’s a hefty hunk of flesh and bone, weighing in somewhere between 12 and 30 pounds. Fresh or cured, ham can be prepared in innumerable ways. And (here’s the clincher) ham is incredibly delicious—the kind of meat whose sheer scrumptiousness can entice even the most diehard vegan into having second thoughts.
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