Title: The First Book of Baking: More Than 200 ...
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
Book Condition: Very Good
0761507272 Very Good Condition. Has some wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0761507272Z2
Synopsis: Boston cream pie, German chocolate cake, and streusel-topped blueberry muffins?the time-tested recipes that everyone grew up with. Just the aroma of them baking brings back memories and stirs emotions. But where have recipes for these simplistic classics gone?
Unlike most cookbooks that tend to overlook or transform the basics beyond recognition, The First Book of Baking by specialty baker Jeanne Besser provides America's most treasured recipes as we all like to remember them. From simple to spectacular, recipes for the most loved muffins, cookies, cakes, pies, and breads are all contained in one book. Because most want comfort from these traditional recipes, not the stress of making them, this comprehensive book provides cooks with everything they need, including:
? Easy-to-follow recipes with tips for success and ideas for easy variations
? Detailed instructions for choosing the right equipment and ingredients
? Helpful hints for creating light and fluffy meringues, perfectly frosted cakes, beautifully decorated pie crusts, and crusty, chewy breads
? Knock-out presentation suggestions guaranteed to impress
Cooks of all levels will find themselves flipping through The First Book of Baking day after day, year after year. It is the only cookbook most cooks will ever need.
About the Author
Jeanne Besser, a caterer and specialty baker, has studied baking and cooked professionally for over ten years. Her passion for creating fresh-baked treats that spark memories and stir emotions led her to write The First Book of Baking.
Review: Remember the enthusiasm and wonder that accompanied your first baking efforts? Jeanne Besser expresses it perfectly in The First Book of Baking. She also provides the precise but conversational instructions a first-time baker needs. Besser makes the whole baking process reassuring through her easy writing. If you want to encourage someone to bake, The First Book of Baking is the perfect gift. It covers all kinds of baking, starting with muffins, to basic bread, pizza dough, and pies.
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