Thursday, May 27, 2010

Guest Post ~ Father's Day Ideas

Baking Cookbook Gift Ideas For Father's Day

by Shannon Clark, a Snubbr expert

Would you easily describe your dad (or husband) as a world class baker? If so, consider getting him a brand new baking cookbook this coming Father's day. There's always new techniques or recipes that he can try out as he indulges in this passion of his and best of all, if you're lucky he may just share the end result.

Let's take a quick look at some of the top rated baking cookbook options available so you can find the perfect pick for your father this coming father's day.

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The Complete Baking Cookbook: 350 Recipes From Cookies And Cakes To Muffins And Pies


If your dad likes baking a variety, this cookbook is sure to please him. With many different varieties of baked goods that he can prepare when he uses this cookbook, you can ensure he never gets bored. This book really outdoes itself when it comes to cookies especially with so many different varieties to choose from that span across all sorts of ingredients.If he's a pie fan as well, rest assured there will be plenty of different ideas to keep him occupied. The book even comes with troubleshooting tips and techniques so there's a good chance he'll improve his cooking skills while he bakes up the various recipes that are found in it.

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The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets

If you have a father who's a vegan, one of the most difficult types of dishes for him to prepare will be dessert since he's not to eat any eggs or dairy. That's where this cookbook comes in handy.With 150 different recipes that span across cakes, pudding, cookies, crepes, and pies, there will be something that's sure to please him. Since all are prepared without any animal products at all, you can also be confident that they're going to be far healthier varieties to be adding to his diet helping him maintain his ideal weight range.Whether he is rather new to the process of baking or is a seasoned pro with the oven, this cookbook will provide more than enough recipes to keep him busy for the coming months.

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The Smart Baking Cookbook: Muffins, Cookies, Biscuits, and Breads

Has your father recently undergone a total health make-over? If so, this is the cookbook you should get for him. It contains 180 different dishes that are all low in fat, high in fiber, and contain no added sugar. All are made up of natural ingredients such as fruit, nuts, honey, cinnamon, or other herbs and flavorings so he gets a healthy dessert that's still high on taste.Written by the editor of Prevention magazine, which is a magazine filled with top-notch health information, you can be sure there's nothing but high quality here.

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Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook

Perhaps no other name is as famous in the household of a baking enthusiast than Martha Stewart. Known for her delicious desserts and world-class presentation, you know your father will appreciate every single one of the recipes that comes in this book.She begins the book by providing you with a wide variety of general baking tips, which your dad can then use to improve his own techniques in the kitchen. After that the book includes a complete illustrated guide to the various types of baking equipment that will be utilized in the recipes so he'll never feel lost in the dark about what's going on.Also included in the book are plenty of recipe substitutions that can be used so if something happens and your dad doesn't happen to have the stated ingredient at home, he'll quickly be able to find a swap for it that won't wreck his afternoon of baking.Various recipes include din this guide are cakes, pies, tarts, coffee cakes, scones, biscuits, muffins, crackers, breads, as well as fine pastries. You know he'll never get bored when using this cookbook.

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The Low-Carb Baking and Dessert Cookbook

Has your dad recently adopted a low carb diet? If so, this is the book for him. It's filled with a variety of different recipes from breads, pastries, to confections, all of which will be low carb in nature. Do take note that the ingredients called for in this book will be slightly atypical as they do have to be lower in carbs, so he'll have to shop around when preparing these recipes.If he has a serious sweet tooth however and is very committed to sticking to his diet, you know that this cookbook will definitely make achieving his goals easier.


So keep all of these cookbooks in mind as you shop for a gift for your father this coming Father's Day. Any one of these will definitely make his holiday.

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2 comments:

  1. Some great ideas Michele. My Dad is no longer here but he was a big fan of my baking. He just enjoyed eating desserts but never ventured into cooking or baking himself.

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