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Sugar, Sugar: Every Recipe Has a Story Hardcover – Bargain Price, October 25, 2011

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From the Back Cover

The Sugar Mommas remind us that what we do in the kitchen has value. Baking cookies for the holidays or making each birthday special with a cake creates memories that will be carried in our children's hearts for years to come. The stories remind us that a recipe is like a family snapshot, capturing memories of a time and place, and the people that made it special.

- Brooke Burke,
Co-Host Dancing with the Stars, Co-CEO ModernMom.com, Author "The Naked Mom"

Kimberly and Jenna are dessert historians. These Sugar Mommas take the stories of our favorite desserts, as well as some hidden gems and reveal a sweeter side of history.

-Rochelle Huppin,
President and Founder Chefwear, Inc., former Pastry Chef for Wolfgang Puck, Bradley Ogden and Hotel Bel Air

The food turns to you know what in 24 hours but the relationships last a lifetime! It is all 'bout relationships!

- Bud the Pieman,
from the legendary Royers Round Top Café, Round Top, TX

With sassy wit and a modern voice, the Sugar Mommas make baking fun! Recipes such as Candy Cane and Princess Cut-out Cookies are simple to make with our children. The quick tips and short cuts mean even the baking challenged can whip up treats the entire family will enjoy. A ModernMom must have!
-Lisa Rosenblatt
Co-CEO ModernMom.com

About the Author

Kimberly "Momma" Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero have dubbed themselves the "Sugar Mommas" because of a shared love of all things sweet. Kimberly, the founder of Momma Reiner's Fudge, gained national acclaim when her treats were selected as one of Oprah's Favorite Things for O, the Oprah Magazine and also featured on Rachael Ray. Momma Reiner even appeared on The Martha Stewart Show, making fudge alongside Martha. Kimberly's law school classmate Jenna, who spent her days toiling as a high-powered entertainment attorney and her nights rocking as the lead singer of the band Vixen, now works alongside Kimberly to spread the love of sugar. Together, they are the confectionery queens on ModernMom.com, and they have their own site at sugarsugarrecipes.com. They live near Los Angeles.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (October 25, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449403581
  • ASIN: B007HW153K
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 7.2 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,337,043 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I'm buying more to give as gifts, and I NEVER give a cookbook, and tend not to buy them now that so many recipes can be found on-line. This one is different though, the stories behind the recipes make you feel honored to own them and try them out. I've never laughed and cried at a cookbook until this one. Beyond the recipes the authors add tips and their experience modifying the recipe-very insightful, and written in a style that reminds me of my favorite female fiction authors. I want to sit and have a cup of coffee with these ladies, and the cookbook makes you feel as if you are.
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I love Sugar Sugar! As an avid reader, it is fun to pick up this book and browse thru the recipes, but even more fun to read the history behind each one. This is like opening a "time capsule" from the past...it is all about the history. I am not a baker nor do I really eat much sugar, but that does not stop me from enjoying this treasure. I have purchased this book for gifts this year....and I am confident they will be well received by my family.
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I was always admiring my friends who had baking skills. I would admire from afar. I bought this book...baking has never been easier..I have made the truffles (so easy that my kids helped the second time around)...delicious. The princess sugar cookies made great holiday cookies and the blueberry pie..delicious. I will never have to buy the pillsbury premade crust dough again. I am ordering more for gifts. I ran out of the first 5 I purchased!
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This is such a fun book because it actually tells stories that are not only interesting, but also relatable. A perfect book to give to family and friends for the hodidays.
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This is an absolutely BEAUTIFUL book!!! All the gorgeous pictures are sooo mouth-watering, that I honestly cannot decide which recipe to try first! The stories with each recipe make it extra special and fun to read! Just in time for the holidays, this book will make a GREAT gift for friends and family! : )
I LOVE the "sugar mommaisms", and I LOVE this book!!!
YUM!!!
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Yes, I have had the good fortune to enjoy almost every recipe in this book prepared by my lovely wife and one of her very best friends. Although I found them all to be DELICIOUS, my favorite is the Cape Cod Blueberry Pie recipe on page 93 and it has left me asking, 'May I have another please!' :)
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The recipes in this book will help make sure you always have something delicious to serve whether for dinner at home or your next bake sale. We love the apple crisp recipe and all the bar cookies have been super delicious and easy to make.
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I think recipes are always best with a story accompanying them and that's the very idea behind Sugar, Sugar. Authors Kimberly "Momma" Reiner, the founder of Momma Reiner's Fudge, and Jenna Sanz-Agero, lead singer of "Vixen", met in law school and together they run the website Sugar Sugar Recipes. These talented ladies have not only gathered classic dessert recipes, but you also get a heartwarming dose of the love behind the treats.

Sugar, Sugar is chock full of interesting tales like dressing up for fancy cookie exchanges, a neighbor who makes tea cakes to eat every day, and a couple's mutual love of grasshopper pie, all of which add an enticing element to the already delicious sweets. Loving memories of grandmas cooking up their children's and grandchildren's favorites to nourish and comfort them are a common theme throughout the book. Sugar, Sugar: Every Recipe Has a Story is sure to get your mouth watering, with scrumptious delights like Lemon Starlets, Italian Love Cake and chocolate Church Windows, which are my favorite way to eat marshmallows! The chapters encompass everyone's favorite sweet treats: cakes, pies, cookies, candy and readers are encouraged to submit their own treasured recipes along with the back story of why it's so special to them.
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