By Heather Torronet
Ulysses Press, $14.95, 114 pages
Heather Torrone is one creative chef, given her book Savory Bites From Your Cake Pop Maker because she has clearly demonstrated that cake pop makers are a lot more versatile than originally imagined! This full-color book with over 75 recipes takes your cake pop maker to new levels. Chapters include breakfast, poultry and seafood, beef, pork and lamb, vegetarian and desserts. These savory bites are easy to make, cook quickly and contain ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Torrone offers several tips and tricks to get started and her recipes are easy-to-read and easy-to-follow with step-by-step instructions. For example, pancake pops make the traditional pancake that much more exciting and fun and Torrone even suggests fillings to go with your cute pancake pops. The full-color photographs show the reader just how cute and tempting these bite-size confections will really be!
“When you’re cooking for a crowd, using a cake pop maker allows you to enjoy more of the party and spend less time preparing in the kitchen during your event.”
Savory or sweet, this little gem of a book will expand your view of what your cake pop maker can really do. This is a fun book with many recipes you can make with your kids, create a theme or party around or just plain enjoy yourself! Sign me up for the S’mores pops any day of the week!
Reviewed by Seniye Groff