This year many of us are cooking at home more than ever so it’s a good thing there’s a stellar lineup of new cookbooks – some pushed forward from their spring release dates – to inspire and motivate us through all those breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
100 Cookies: the Baking Book for Every Kitchen, with Classic Cookies, Novel Treats, Brownies, Bars, and More
Sarah Kieffer (Chronicle)
Who doesn’t love a book dedicated to cookies? Vanilla Bean Blog baker Sarah Kieffer compiled an irresistible array of brownies, blondies, bars, all manner of shaped and fancy cookies, and of course an entire chapter of her famous pan-banging cookies – those thin, chewy, puddle-like drop cookies made with a higher ratio of butter and sugar to flour, with more dramatically rippled edges resulting from banging the cookie sheet against the oven rack mid-bake.
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