truck Jimcosky Philip Jimcosky ... unless it is the week after New Year’s and you’re on some insuffera- ive into my oven. Along the way, I have fallen in love. I’m talking widow h are truly some of the best I’ve seen in a very long time. Candy Is Magic • $35 Jami Curl You may know Quin Candy from such delicious treats as Smoked Cola Gumdrops and Blackberry Lollipops. Well, now you can bring some of the Quin magic home with Jami Curl’s book Can- dy is Magic. In the pages on this well fleshed out tome, you’ll learn the candy making arts from lollies to gumdrops from this modern-day Willy Wonka. Curl show the home cook more than a simple recipe, but lets us in on the secrets to the candied arts that will help you take home candy making to the next level. You’ll even learn how to incorporate booze into lollipops. Who doesn’t need to know that? This is possibly the best work on candy mak- ing that has come across my desk. Bravetart • $35 By Stella Parks Serious Eats, resident Pastry Wizard, Stella Parks has brought her genius to the page. Decoder of beloved American treats, her book is full of our nation’s iconic sweets. But these aren’t just any old recipes, they are meticulously test- ed, with secrets included, and best of all, delicious. Parks also brings it home with a section on iconic treats such as Home- made Nutter Butters™ and Nilla Wafers™. If you’re like me and want the treats, but demand better quality, you will be very happy with it. © Hundred-to-One LLC 2017. All rights reserved.