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Back in the Day Bakery Made with Love

More than 100 Recipes and Make-It-Yourself Projects to Create and Share

By Cheryl Day, Griffith Day

New York Times Bestseller

Cheryl and Griffith Day, authors of the New York Times bestselling Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook, are back with more recipes to make with love. Who needs store-bought when baking things at home is so gratifying? In this follow-up to their smash-hit first book, the Days share ways to lovingly craft not only desserts, but also breakfast pastries, breads, pizza, and condiments. The book features more than 100 new recipes, including some of the bakery's most requested treats, such as Star Brownies and the Cakette Party Cake, as well as savories like Chive Parmigiano-Reggiano Popovers and Rosemary Focaccia. Cheryl and Griff share their baking techniques and also show readers how to put together whimsical decorations, like a marshmallow chandelier and a best-in-show banner. With pure delight woven throughout the pages, Back in the Day Bakery Made with Love is sure to please Cheryl and Griff's fans nationwide.

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“Baking magic.”
Southern Living

“Sensational, homey desserts.”
Food & Wine
“Fancy but friendly.”

“New-fashioned twists on time-tested favorites, from cookies to crisps to cake. Tip: it’s best read with a cold glass of milk.”
Country Living
“Fancy but friendly.”
“A winning blend of tasty recipes and easy crafts.”
Library Journal, starred review
“This is a terrific sequel, and fans of Southern baking (not to mention baking in general) will want to add it to their collection.”
Publishers Weekly
“ ‘Scratch-baked’ delights. . . . Comforting love at first bite.”

“Back in the Day Bakery has been a monumental success in creating a wonderful community through scratch cooking. This book enables you to use that same sensibility at home to reconnect to Southern baking.”
—Hugh Acheson, chef and author of A New Turn in the South
“Cheryl and Griff Day continue to share the love and homemade goodness in their second cookbook. If you thought it just couldn’t get any better, you’re in for a treat. Warning: Eat before reading!”
—Carla Hall, cohost of The Chew and author of Carla’s Comfort Foods
“The Days’ hearts shine through in each and every page of this book as they share their joy for helping people live a handmade life—their book is positively made with love.”
—Angie Dudley, blogger of and author of Cake Pops
“Cheryl and Griff Day’s new book shows us how to fill everything we bake with the secret ingredient in all great food: love.”
—Grace Bonney, blogger and author of Design*Sponge at Home

"There's a special sorcery Cheryl and Griff Day perform at Back in the Day Bakery, the Savannah landmark where butter and sugar, memory, and community come together to create a sense of enchantment and wicked fun. In Made with Love, the Days finally reveal the secrets to their handmade pursuit of happiness, from the unfailingly practical—don't wash strawberries before freezing—to the alluringly whimsical: Let chandeliers made of marshmallows into your life, too!"
—Matt Lee & Ted Lee, authors of The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen
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March 24, 2015