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Maida Heatter's Book of Great Chocolate Desserts

Maida Heatter's

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ISBN 10: 0394503910 / ISBN 13: 9780394503912
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1981
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Signed By The Author "Happy Chocolate! Maidia Heatter" Very Little Shelf Wear On The Jacket Or The Book. Binding Is Still Tight And Pages Are Clean. "Her It Is! The Definitive! The Ultimate! The Book Maida Heatter Was Born To Write. All Chocolate, All Desserts, More Than 400 Pages Of Mouth Watering Glories From Positively The Absolute Best Chocolate Chip Cookies To Her Own Sublime Version Of The Frozen White Chocolate Mousse That Climaxes The $500 Prix-Fixe Dinner At New York's Palace Restaurant.". Bookseller Inventory # 006699

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Title: Maida Heatter's Book of Great Chocolate ...

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Reprint

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Chocoholics rejoice! Heatter's perennial favorite has everything for the chocolate-loving cook--cakes, cookies, pies, puddings and more. Each recipe is precisely detailed, and Heatter provides valuable advice on cooking techniques, ingredients and equipment.

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When it was first published in 1980, Maida Heatter's Book of Chocolate Desserts became a New York Times bestseller and then won a James Beard award. The book is Heatter's third, a mouthwatering compendium of superb but easily achieved chocolate cakes, cookies, pies, puddings, confections, sauces, and more. Like all of Heater's books, Chocolate Desserts balances good taste with warm, meticulous instruction that anticipates and addresses every question and concern a dessert-maker might have. Cooks at every skill level, from amateur to professional, will find Heater's recipes, and their results, a joy.

Arranged by categories like cakes, pastries, and cold and hot desserts, the hundreds of recipes are a chocolate-lover's dream come true. There are classic Heatter offerings, like her Palm Beach Brownies, the ultimate in dark, chewy fudginess, and her Positively-the-Absolute-Best Chocolate Chip Cookies (they are). Other must-make treats include Amaretto-Amaretti Chocolate Cheesecake with Chocolate Cigarettes, Chocolate Merry-Go-Round Cake, Chocolate Pecan Angel Pie, and 4-Star French Chocolate Ice Cream. The book begins with a comprehensive introduction to ingredients, equipment, and techniques and is filled throughout with Heatter's invaluable advice. Drawings by Toni Evans illuminate the exemplary text. --Arthur Boehm

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