Soft Frosted Vanilla Sugar Cookies and a Review and Giveaway of Pure Vanilla

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I know it's been a while since I did a book review, but this one is super fun, and I love this recipe for Purim (or pretty much any time. Ever.) The frosting is vanilla flavored, but add in some food coloring to match your color scheme and you're all set. Scroll down to the bottom of the post for a giveaway of this book! Pure Vanilla by Shauna Sever is a super fun and creative book that aims to change your impression of vanilla from a minor side ingredient to a star of the show. Here's what I thought of it. At a First Glance: I never thought of vanilla as such a starring ingredient before. To me, vanilla means no other flavor. But this book spotlights it in the most amazing ways! There's … [Read more...]

Personalized Letter Cookies and a Review and Giveaway of Decorating Cookies

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Giveaway Closed! I am totally excited about the book I am reviewing (and giving away!) today! I usually review ordinary cookbooks, but today I am reviewing something kind of different. Because of that, I am not going to do my regular set of cookbook review questions, but let me tell you about this fabulous book. I still remember the first time I discovered Bridget Edward's blog. My jaw dropped open further and further as I clicked for another page, and another. The woman is insanely talented, and has the most fabulous cookie decorating ideas! When I heard she was coming out with a book, I knew I had to get my hands on it. And this book didn't disappoint. Decorating Cookies starts out with … [Read more...]

Kosher By Design Cooking Coach: Release Party and First Impressions

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If you keep kosher, there isn't a doubt in my mind that you have heard of Susie Fishbein. If you don't keep kosher, I'm going to introduced you to the woman who revolutionized the kosher food world and just published her eighth amazing cookbook. ; Gavriel Sanders, PR guy for Artscroll introduces Susie A couple of weeks ago, Artscroll publishers and Pomegranate market hosted an amazing event which I was privileged enough to attend. In celebration of the release of Susie's eighth book, as well as the ten year anniversary of her first book, they held a media event with Susie as the guest of honor and star of the show. In order to explain just how exciting it was to attend this event, you … [Read more...]