Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links

Desserts that are GREEN. (CakeSpy online shop)

Yep. You can transform marshmallows into fluff. (CakeSpy for Craftsy)

A people's history of "slutty" brownies. (The Perfect Brownie)

Yogurt minute bread. Intrigued? You should be. (Love, Thyme, and Honey)

Best-ever blondies? You've got my attention. (Hip Foodie Mom)

Chocolate chip pecan pie bars. SO MUCH YUM. (The Little Kitchen)

Brown butter maple cornbread. (Tutti Dolci)

What is figgy pudding, anyway? (Good Housekeeping)

What do Mary Jane candies and Paul Revere have in common? (Necco Candy)

Refreshingly creative gift ideas for foodies. (Burlington Free Press)

Always perfect for the holidays: candy cane cookies. (CakeSpy)

Food trend forecast for 2015. What do you think? (McCormick)

Book of the week: Blue Corn And Chocolate (Knopf Cooks American Series) Every food has a story. When new foods are introduced to a new land, they become part of the old world cuisine, and are gradually absorbed in their new homeland. Sometimes they take off in a big way--like the tomato in Italy! Author Elizabeth Rozin describes how travel and trade have affected the way we eat in a huge way.