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Sara’s Kitchen Revelations – You can bake a cake at 10,000 feet
Posted on June 20th, 2012 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Blog « Good Books  |  Submit Comment
I am not much of a baker but I certainly would not bother at all if I lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico or McCall Idaho, that is unless I owned this book: It is written by one of my most trusted baking experts, Susan Purdy, who spent years testing the recipes. Here is a little quote from the dust jacket: “Do your cakes collapse, souffles slump, cookes crumble and fruit pies fail? For those living at high  altitude, baking… more »


The Perfect Little Halloween Book
Posted on September 30th, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Blog « Good Books  |  Submit Comment
When I was on book tour in the spring a young woman showed up on my doorstep holding a flowerpot filled with popcorn, made completely out of chocolate. I was blown away. Her name was Beth Jackson Klosterboer and she told me she had worked as a chocolatier and event planner for over 20 years. Her newest venture was going to be a Halloween book. I asked her to send it to me when it came out and now that… more »


Buying Cookbooks
Posted on March 18th, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Good Books  |  3 Comments
I have been traveling a lot, mostly on mall tours around the country and I have noticed that people aren’t buying cookbooks the way they used to. I would take it personally but my editor says that with a few notable exceptions (the absolutely hottest new stars on the Food Network) cookbooks aren’t selling well, period. I was feeling a little frisky at a cooking demo I was doing in Evansville, Indiana and I mentioned right before I started to… more »