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Anne Byrn

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Doctoring a cake is great fun, says Anne.  "I tell food snobs that baking isn't about the recipe, it's about the experience."

Anne Byrn
Anne's Featured Recipe
Curried Chicken and Apple Stew Over Basmati Rice

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Anne Byrn is known to millions of fans through her Cake Mix Doctor, The Chocolate Cake Doctor, and Dinner Doctor cookbooks, which she's promoted in over 200 television appearances on Good Morning America, Roker on the Road, QVC, and local stations. Her books are also favorite subjects for lifestyle editors in newspapers across the country.

 

Anne worked for a number of newspapers in the South, including Nashville, Tennessee’s evening paper while still in high school. She was food editor of The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution. She also wrote for The Tennessean for four years.

 

Anne lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and three children.

 

Latest Recipes

Best Banana Bread

This is absolutely the best banana bread recipe around. I grew up on banana bread made with butter, but I believe this version made with ...

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Fresh Peach Tart

If you're looking for quick and easy desserts that are perfect for summer, this Fresh Peach Tart has got to be on your list. While the peaches are fresh, the pastry can be your basic store-bought variety - it saves time, and since you'll be doctoring it up with the peaches anyway, no one will know it's not homemade! You should take advantage of peach dessert recipes like this one while peaches are in season - it makes for a delicious end to a hot summer's day.

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Curried Chicken and Apple Stew Over Basmati Rice

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Greek Chimichurri Sauce

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Little Crisp Crab Cakes

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Cuban Chicken Legs

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Papaya and Arugula Salad

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Caribbean Chicken Chili

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Micro-Steamed Hoisin Fish and Vegetables

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Warm Rice Salad with Grape Tomatoes and Pesto

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Cheese Tortellini with a Fresh Tomato and Artichoke Slaw

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