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The Brown Betty Cookbook

Delicious Baked Goods from a Small Philadelphia Bakery

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Pros: Beautiful pictures, delicious recipes

Cons: Book doesn't lay flat while cooking

For quite a while the neighborhood bakery seemed to be dying out, just like the neighborhood butcher and other individually-owned businesses.  Along with this unfortunate trend was the loss of the history and the cherished recipes that were part of the community’s character.  Thankfully such bakeries are beginning to make a comeback as shoppers recognize the originality of the baked...
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Fresh Innovative Date Recipes
Fresh Innovative Date Recipes
Well constructed mechanism for tackling bakeshop feats
Well constructed mechanism for tackling bakeshop feats

The Professional Bakeshop

Pros: Serious tool for professionals and advancing students

Cons: Not much in the way of anecdotal delivery

Baking from scratch made easy
Baking from scratch made easy

Everyday Easy: Cakes and Cupcakes

Pros: : Lots of colorful pictures, Easy to read format, Equivalent charts, Sturdy pages

Cons: Doesn't have directions for high altitude adjustments

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The Brown Betty Cookbook

The Brown Betty Cookbook

“For quite a while the neighborhood bakery seemed to be dying out, just like the neighborhood butcher and other individually-owned businesses.  Along with this unfortunate trend was the loss of the history and the cherished recipes that were part of the community’s character.  Thankfully such bakeries are beginning to make a comeback as shoppers recognize the originality of the baked...” --prtybrd

100% Positive Reviews
Sun Bread and Sticky Toffee: Date Desserts from Everywhere

Sun Bread and Sticky Toffee: Date Desserts from Everywhere

“For me crisp mornings and cool evenings inspire me to enjoy the quick breads and cookies of the season. I look forward to richer foods that seem to be so abundant this time of year. Sun Bread and Sticky Toffee, Date Desserts from Everywhere by Sarah Al-Hamad couldn’t have arrived at a better time.  This is a wonderful cookbook to explore anytime of the year, but I found it exceptional for...” --Cami

100% Positive Reviews
Maida Heatter's Book of Great Desserts

Maida Heatter's Book of Great Desserts

Here are nearly 300 recipes, each of them worked out to fool-proof protection: Raspberry-Strawberry Bavarian, creamy Black-and-White Cheesecake, Walnut Fudge Pie a la Mode and many more. 35 line drawings.

Chocolates and Confections at Home with The Culinary Institute of America

Chocolates and Confections at Home with The Culinary Institute of America

“   Reviewed by Susan Sterling (editor’s note: We asked experienced confections maker Susan Sterling to review this instalment of the At-Home series. Because CIA claims these books are simplified versions of its professional texts, Susan took things a step further and compared this one with the original professional book, “Chocolates & Confections: Formula, Theory, and Techniques for...” --ChefTalk.com

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Confections of a Closet Master Baker: One Woman's Sweet Journey from Unhappy Hollywood Executive to Contented Country Baker

Confections of a Closet Master Baker: One Woman's Sweet Journey from Unhappy Hollywood Executive to Contented Country Baker

A former Hollywood insider trades the Hollywood Hills for Green Acres—and lives to tell about it in this hilarious, poignant treat of a memoir.As head of her celebrity sister’s production company, Gesine Bullock-Prado had a closet full of designer clothes and the ear of all the influential studio heads, but she was miserable. The only solace she found was in her secret hobby:...

Chocolate

Chocolate

There is something unique and extraordinarily special about chocolate. Just seeing an elaborate chocolate gteau makes the mouth water, the mere smell of a steaming cup of hot chocolate is somehow comforting and who can think of a better way to say thank you than with some homemade chocolate truffles? A chocolate-lover's dream, this book is packed with recipes for making cakes,...

Baking at Home with The Culinary Institute of America

Baking at Home with The Culinary Institute of America

“ Written by Brook Elliott A couple of months back we began our review of the complete Culinary Institute of America’s “At Home” series.      As a quick recap, these books are designed to bring the CIA’s proven instructional approach to a broader audience; to wit, the home cook. The first books were, by intent, aimed at the raw novice. Then each book contains progressively more advanced...” --KYHeirloomer

100% Positive Reviews
Success with Pastry: The essential guide to pastry-making from Choux to strudel, with over 40 delicious recipes shown step-by-step in over 450 photographs

Success with Pastry: The essential guide to pastry-making from Choux to strudel, with over 40 delicious recipes shown step-by-step in over 450 photographs

Who can resist the smooth, crumbly texture of a rich fruit tart or a warm savory starter in a crisp, light pastry case? This book will give you all the information and practical advice you will ever need to cook with all types of pastry and make the most fantastic creations with absolute confidence and success every time.

Chocolate with Children

Chocolate with Children

Chocolate with Children Working in the kitchen with children can be a very rewarding experience! Chocolate with children is a love between a father and daughter.It represents the type of treats that we have made in our house. We use only real chocolate to make our confections. You can make these treats if you put your love and tender touch into each and every one! Having fun along the way is...

Macarons: Authentic French Cookie Recipes from the Macaron Cafe

Macarons: Authentic French Cookie Recipes from the Macaron Cafe

PRAISE FOR AUTHOR CECILE CANNONE’S MACARONS:“Feather-light, at once crunchy and chewy, and distinguished by rich buttercream filling.” — The New York Times “Rival those in Paris.”— Zagat “Addictive.” — Time Out New YorkCuter than a cupcake and more delicious, the adorable macaron is très en vogue. Now you can make these crowd-pleasing cookies at home! Packed with...

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