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Sugar, Sugar Every Recipe Has a Story by Kimberly "Momma" Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero, includes recipes like Chocolate Hydrogen Bombs; Lemon Starlets; and Four-Generation Ruggies (Rugelach).

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Sugar, Sugar
Every Recipe Has a Story

by Kimberly "Momma" Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero

Sugar, Sugar
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Sugar, Sugar: Every Recipe Has a Story offers 100 of the best cake, pie, cookie, bar, and candy recipes from two sassy Sugar Mommas, Kimberly Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero, who are on a mission to preserve America's best sweet treat recipes and the even sweeter stories behind them. As the Sugar Mommas explain, "We drove down memory lane to discover our sugar inheritance, and then dug into everyone else's past to find their dusty, torn, and butter-crusted index cards."

What the Sugar Mommas found was that every recipe has a story. From desserts that accompanied families through good and bad times, to treats perfected by domestic help, to never-before-transcribed sugar concoctions developed from wild imaginations, each recipe conveys the unique personality of the friend or family member who created it.

Sugar, Sugar contains recipes from across the country, from cakes sent as a symbol of love to pies perfect for parties, the tales behind these recipes are as enticing as the concoctions themselves. Each recipe includes a nostalgic "ingredient" to convey the personalities and warmth of the friends or family behind it.

Sugar, Sugar offers a medley of cookies, cakes, crisps, cobblers, bars, pies, and tarts, including Buffalo Chip Cookies, Seaside Toffee, Pecan Pick-Ups, Molasses Construction Crumples, and Cape Cod Blueberry Pie. Scattered throughout are the Sugar Mommas' helpful hints as well as bold, beautiful photographs of the decadent confections.

With plenty of pies worth the lie, cakes to diet for, and better-than-nooky cookies, as well as an assortment of cobblers, crisps, bars, and other decadent confections, Sugar, Sugar is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

About the Authors

Kimberly "Momma" Reiner founded Momma Reiner's Fudge, which gained national attention as one of Oprah's Favorite Things in O, The Oprah Magazine. She has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and her fudge has been featured on Rachael Ray.

Jenna Sanz-Agero, Kimberly's law school classmate, previously worked as an entertainment lawyer and rocked as the lead singer of the band Vixen. Now she works with Kimberly to spread the love of sugar. They write regularly for modernmom.com and live near Los Angeles.

  • Sugar, Sugar: Every Recipe Has a Story
  • by Kimberly "Momma" Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing 2011
  • 312 pages; Hardcover; U.S.: $29.99 Canada: $32.99
  • ISBN: 1449403581
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449403584
  • Information provided by the publisher.

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