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In the South, desserts are symbolic of hospitality, and no special occasion can be had without the appropriate dose of sugar. Pies, puddings, candy, ice cream, and cakes are anticipated and expected at every event. Ensuring that each mouthful of sugared bliss will be remembered is a welcomed challenge for every hostess.
Featuring 13 gluten-free recipes along with classic cookies interpreted with flours from their regions of origin, Luane Kohnke’s newest cookbook is a delightful addition to any kitchen!
While Atlanta may be a city of change and transformation—its symbol is, after all, a phoenix—it also has an impressive legacy of unforgettable food. Southern cuisine with a twist, Atlanta’s culinary offerings mirror the city itself: sophisticated and diverse, flexible but distinctive.
Baking has become a lifetime love for cookbook author Linda J. Amendt, and her passion for competitions has led her to win countless awards for her delectable culinary creations. This collection of blue-ribbon-winning recipes also features information on all aspects of baking, including ingredients, equipment, techniques, basic how-to’s, and even advice for those interested in entering a food competition.
Written by award-winning chef, culinary instructor, food columnist, and bakery director Bev Shaffer, this tasted-and-tested collection spans the brownie spectrum. In addition to a history of brownies, baking basics, and useful information on chocolate, the recipes collected here include everything from classics like Deluxe Brownies with Caramel Sauce and Swirled Brownies to more adventuresome suggestions like Raspberry-Mascarpone-Filled Brownies, Kahlua Brownies, Macadamia-Nut White Brownies, Cappuccino Brownies, and much more.
Chef Bev Shaffer dishes up another “to die for!” culinary adventure with this celebration of all things cake. Hundreds of mouth-watering, eye-popping Layered Cakes, Baby Cakes, Cheesecakes, Coffee Cakes, Snack Cakes, and more fill the pages of this ultimate home-baker’s resource. In her signature uncomplicated style, Shaffer serves up slices of advice throughout, from how to avoid a mess when filling a Bundt pan to tips about icing layer cakes and everything in between.
Rich in history and even richer in taste, the desserts in this Pelican Classic cookbook are sure to tingle the taste buds and add that special touch to every type of dinner and party. From Cordavi Restaurant’s Roasted Plum Cobbler to the Square Onion Café’s Silver Moon Caramel Cake, this first-class cookbook also serves as a restaurant guide with photographs, history, and stories accompanying the award-winning recipes. Author Janice Shay includes priceless knowledge about the Charleston area and trivia about each of the restaurants featured in the book.
Dark, white, bittersweet, milk, Dutch-process, unsweetened—chocolate in all its guises is celebrated in this delicious compilation of recipes by award-winning chef Bev Shaffer. She provides an exhaustive introduction to the basics of chocolate: how to recognize good chocolate, temper chocolate, melt chocolate (using several methods), and even chop chocolate. This cookbook provides a thorough explanation of the language of chocolate that will make even the novice a chocolate expert.
Biscotti, wafers, kilfli, rugelach, shortbreads, and florentines are included in this expansive celebration of the downright bliss of butter, sugar, chocolate, peanut butter, nuts, fruit, and spice in all their wonderful combinations. Grab a glass of milk and get ready to enjoy the old favorites and new classics in this true tribute to the art of the crumbly, crunchy, ooey-gooey cookie.
Highlighting iconic Dallas dishes and the confections made famous by the city’s favorite restaurants, Dallas Classic Desserts shares the secrets behind such indulgences as Fearing’s Caramelized Apple Fritters and Al Biernat’s Texas Pecan Pie à la Mode.
For the more than twenty million Americans who have diabetes, decadent desserts and other sweet luxuries are no longer off limits. Using a number of substitution techniques to lower the carbohydrate and calorie counts in her recipes, pastry chef and diabetic Stacey Harris has transformed more than two hundred desserts into delicious, diabetic-friendly delights.
The meal most often prepared and served to houseguests in the typical American home is breakfast. A fresh, exciting new idea in cookbooks, this volume represents a practical guide for the hostess who wishes to make the morning meal memorable.
More than 300 recipes make up this elegant hardcover book of sumptuous sweets from the South. Here you will find recipes for cakes, candy, cookies, custards, fruit desserts, pies, ice cream and dessert beverages. All are among the best Southern cuisine has to offer. Among the many delectable egg, cream, and sugar creations, are such rich, indulgent concoctions as Syllabub, Tipsy Parson, and Floating Island, introduced by English and French colonists; and exotic Creole showstoppers such as Cherries Jubilee and Bananas Foster.
Glamorous and glitzy, historic and classy, fast and flavorful, Los Angeles has it all. This collection of fifty favorite dessert recipes from the city’s most iconic restaurants past and present showcases all the sweetness and sparkle that makes the L.A. restaurant scene one of the finest in the world. Now home chefs and world-class gourmands alike can enjoy the Tres Leches Cake from Ciudad, Frozen Key Lime Soufflé from Xiomara, Red Velvet Cake Pudding from Water Grille, and dozens more.
When Lowney’s Cook Book was first published in 1907, it was heralded as a “new guide for the housekeeper, especially intended as a full record of delicious dishes sufficient for any well-to-do family, clear enough for the beginner, and complete enough for ambitious providers.” This new edition retains the original’s consistent, invaluable cooking instructions, tips, and copious numbers of chocolate recipes. More than a century later, the cookbook is still a staple in the collection of culinary historians and homemakers.
It makes perfect sense that the Big Easy, with its knack for nostalgia as well as its passion for living in the moment and savoring it, would be the home of so many decadent recipes for that most luxurious of meals—brunch. In this gorgeously photographed book, Kit Wohl has compiled fifty recipes from the city’s legendary restaurants and chefs, complete with straightforward instructions for attaining easy elegance any time of the day.
It makes perfect sense that the Big Easy, with its knack for nostalgia as well as its passion for living in the moment and savoring it, would be the home of so many decadent after-dinner celebrations. In this gorgeously photographed gift book, Kit Wohl has compiled a collection of classic desserts celebrating the city’s renowned sweet tooth, complete with straightforward recipes for creating easy elegance.
In New Orleans, a city where elegance brushes elbows with ease and dozens of different cultural groups mix without losing their individual flavors, it is no surprise that gumbo enjoys such widespread celebrity. Rich, full-bodied, and savory, gumbo boasts incredible versatility as it bespeaks the comfort, diversity, and good taste of the city that made it famous. Now, this quintessential New Orleans dish, along with soups and bisques, is presented as never before in this beautifully photographed gift cookbook from culinary aficionado Kit Wohl.
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