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Real Snacks by Lara Ferroni

October 18, 2012

We all have our favorite junk foods. I'm mostly a sweets addict with regular chocolate cravings, but pretzels are my salt weakness. The problem with snack food is that it's often not very good for you. Yes, there are the fat and calories to consider, but you also don't always know where your snacks are coming from or what's lurking inside, such as dyes, preservatives, and other unpronounceable and unidentifiable ingredients. Still, it's hard to deny how good those chips or that candy bar taste. Determined to keep snacking, food stylist, photographer, and cookbook author Lara Ferroni decided to take the factory out of the snack equation. She figured out ways to make her favorite snack foods from scratch and she's written a terrific new cookbook on the subject. Real Snacks features ho

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