Signed, Sealed & Delivered

Nov 21

Signed, Sealed & Delivered

When I open a cookbook and see the signature of the author or a note from my mom on why this book will make me a better cook one day, it takes me back. It takes me back to that place in time when the book was given to me. It was Christmas, the crystal […]

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Nov 12

Immediate clarification for recipe!

Everyone, there is a recipe in my new book, Anne Byrn Saves the Day, that needs immediate clarification. For the Bourbon and Brown Sugar Salmon, it is critical that you use a large fillet of salmon that weighs 2 to 3 pounds, as directed in the recipe. This is so it will absorb the marinade. […]

Anne Saves the Day on QVC Wednesday Night

Oct 07

Anne Saves the Day on QVC Wednesday Night

I can’t wait to be back on air with David Venable at QVC Wednesday Oct. 8 between 8 and 10 ET. Join us! We will be sampling some of my favorite recipes from my new cookbook – Marion’s Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips, Mom’s Beef Tenderloin, Dave’s Oolalah Potatoes and more! Watch online here.

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Hello from Anne,

Smaller Cake Mix Fix: Many cooks have been frustrated to watch cake mix package sizes shrink lately. But do not despair! If you are accustomed to baking my recipes with 18.25-ounce mixes, there is a simple way that you can add flour to the smaller mixes and still bake Cake Mix Doctor recipes. Pour the cake mix into a large bowl and whisk in 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour. Now proceed as the recipe instructs. Not only will the cake achieve good volume, but it will have a nice structure and slice evenly. I learned this trick years ago before the mixes were downsized. If I added a little flour to the cake mix, then the cake seemed to have more body, and it did not sink or shrink when cooling. I hope you enjoy this simple solution!

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The Books

The Dinner Doctor

The Dinner Doctor

The doctor's back, and now she's curing dinner woes! Anne Byrn, the award-winning food writer and author of The Cake Mix Doctor and Chocolate from the Cake Mix Doctor does for dinner what she did for dessert-shows how to take common, convenient supermarket ingredients and turn them into meals that taste like they're made from scratch.

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Anne's Cake Mix

Anne’s Old-Fashioned Yellow Cake Mix

Anne’s Old-Fashioned Yellow Cake Mix

Put on your favorite apron, plug in the mixer, and get ready to bake some memories. I've dreamed of creating a yellow cake mix that gets its color from butter and eggs, not artificial colors, and its scent from Madagascar vanilla.

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