Booktalk: The baker Van Amsterdam becomes known far and wide in Colonial America for his St. Nicholas cookies but after he becomes prosperous, he also becomes stingy, and his luck changes…
Snippet: Van Amsterdam grew quite prosperous, and one night as he was busy counting his money, a thought occurred to him. “If I use just a little less butter, no one will know. If I use just one less egg, they will scarcely be able to tell. If I use just a little less honey, then there will be more money for me!”
Booktalk: Turn your kitchen into an art studio! Try some of these 51 fun creations–and eat the tasty results!
Snippet: Your kitchen is more than a place to make supper. It’s an art studio. When you combine dessert and your imagination, you can create amazing works of art that taste as good as they look! Turn cakes into roller coasters. Top cupcakes with crazy creatures. Make cookies hoot with awesomeness and candy flutter your taste buds. There’s no end to what you can do with desserts!