A spoonful of vinegar, recipes, EYBD Previews and more

This week while cruising through my recommended articles – thank you Google – I came across one entitled The Unexpected Condiment That Adds Color and Flavor to Chocolate Cake.

“Just a tablespoon in the batter can transform a dense, heavy dessert into something lighter, fluffier, and even more delectable. Vinegar not only affects the texture of a cake, but its color and flavor as well. Though at first this might sound unappetizing, as vinegar has such a harsh flavor, it works well in concert with the cake’s other ingredients to form a harmonious finished product.”

I do put a teaspoon of vinegar in my pecan pie filling as it cuts a little of the sweetness – I learned that from Carla Hall. But I have not tried vinegar in cake recipes? Have any of our Members?

If it works for cakes, can it work in brownies? There are 70 recipes in our Library for brownies with vinegar as an ingredient – I cannot wait to try vinegar in my next chocolate cake or batch of brownies.

There are 576 recipes184 online recipes – for chocolate cake with vinegar as an ingredient in our Library.

For those who are new to our site or who may have missed the news, last month we announced that we have connected the EYB database to ckbk’s library of digital cookbooks. ckbk is a cookbook subscription site where you can access the full content of more than 700 great cookbooks, the majority of which are indexed here on EYB (and more will be indexed). For all the details, please see Jane’s post.

The last few weeks on Eat Your Books

Since our last roundup, Darcie has written these articles:

Darcie’s weekly food news antipasto is shared every Sunday and the tag #foodnews brings up these information-packed posts from the most current to the first one. Darcie can be followed on Instagram at darcie_bakes.

Since our last roundup, I have posted the following:

My Instagram is thecookbookjunkies.

Jenny and the EYB Team

Recently Indexed Titles

Our team of member and pro indexers are working hard indexing titles, both new and old. Below are just a few highlighted titles that were recently indexed. Remember to view the most current indexed titles – they will always show up at the top of the EYB Library and your Bookshelf. Recent indexed magazines can be found here. For information on member indexing, please see this roundup with more details.

There are many more books that have been indexed including ckbk titles so be sure to check the Library and sort by date indexed.

Member Photo of the Week

Japanese milk bread rolls from The All-Purpose Baker’s Companion (Revised and Updated) (page 182) by King Arthur Baking Company submitted by member anya_sf

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Featured Online Recipe

Ham and cheese omelette from RecipeTin Eats by Nagi Maehashi

Add RecipeTinEats to your Bookshelf for 1,294 additional recipes

Featured EYBD Preview Recipe

Summer berry tartlets with vanilla bean cream from Summer Fruit Pastries: 60 Sumptuous Recipes from Galettes to Tartlets by Ryland Peters & Small

We currently have 6,523 EYBDigital Recipes indexed. All can be added to your Bookshelf.

EYBDigital Previews

Recently, we uploaded our 1,606th EYBDigital Preview where a selection of full sample pages are available including the titles below.

Learn more about EYBDigital Previews.

Note: All Preview recipes are indexed, whether the full book is indexed or not. Any Preview recipe can be added to your Bookshelf.

Cookbook Giveaways
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  • Enter our US giveaway to win one of four prize packages each to include a copy of Susan Gravely’s Italy on a Plate: Travels, Memories, Menus, two Italian dish towels from VIETRI, and a pack of six spices from Burlap & Barrel. Contest expires June 12th, 2023.
  • Enter our US giveaway to win one of two copies of Totally Kosher: Tradition with a Twist! 150+ Recipes for the Holidays and Every Day by Chanie Apfelbaum. Contest expires June 15th, 2023.
  • Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Salt of the Earth: Secrets of a Greek Kitchen by Carolina Doriti. Contest expires June 16th, 2023.
  • Enter our US/CA/UK giveaway to win one of four copies of Dark Rye & Honeycake: Festival Baking from Belgium, the Heart of the Low Countries by Regula Ysewijn. Contest expires June 17th, 2023.

The cookbook giveaway roundup shares all current giveaways including those open worldwide and to other regions.

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