Top food trends of 2022

As we approach the end of the year, it's time to reflect on all that has happened in 2022. Jenny keeps us up to date on all of the cookbook happenings, so I am looking more broadly at food trends. Food and Wine recently reminisced on the top TikTok trends for the year. We reported on a couple of these… read more

Matt Lucas is leaving the GBBO

Next year's Great British Bake Off is going to look a little different, as one of the show's co-hosts, Matt Lucas, announced that he would not be returning to the program in 2023. In an Instagram post, he said that hosting has “been a delicious experience and I can’t imagine a more fun way of spending my summers. But it’s… read more

The Tomte Cake and Giveaway

As I was scrolling through social media, a good friend posted photos of her girls making a Tomte cake (photo below of the cute Hartzell girls). And you know me - I am all about baking, cake and anything Nordic or Swedish. I commenced to google and ended up ordering two sets - one for myself and one for my… read more

Food news antipasto

Food is a significant contributor to cultural heritage, and UNESCO recognizes exceptional food items by adding them to its Cultural Heritage List. The latest food to officially become part of the "intangible cultural heritage of humanity" is the French baguette. President Emmanuel Macron described the baguette as "250 grams of magic and perfection in our daily lives.” Dan Leader's 4-hour… read more

Can The Great American Baking Show match the GBBO?

The Roku Channel just launched the first episode in its new series The Great American Baking Show. It is a celebrity-baker, holiday-themed program so we don't yet get to meet the bakers who will be competing in the 'real' program, but it does give us a flavor of what to expect. I watched this first episode and so far I… read more

Jenny’s Best Books of 2022 and Cookbook Gift Guide with Giveaway

This was yet another fantastic year for cookbooks and I will try to keep my list fairly reasonable in length but I assure you this year has outshone those before and may outshine years in the future. Once you take a look at this list, be sure to enter our worldwide giveaway for a set of cookbooks provided to us… read more

What not to give for the holidays

I'm sure most of you have been seeing lots of advertisements and posts about gift ideas, and if your browsing habits influence the algorithm like mine do, most of what you see is food or cooking related. My biggest problem is that plenty of what I see in those articles appeals to me as a gift recipient, not necessarily as… read more

This week: Holiday events, recipes, giveaways and more

How did it get to be December already? I am not ready for this year to be winding down. Where is the pause button? This roundup will share some calendar highlights specifically with regard to the holidays and news from the last few weeks. A reminder that Procrastibaking Podcast has invited our Members to join them on December 11th at 3:00… read more
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