The Dollop Book of Frosting

Author: Heather 'Cupcakes' Saffer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440558841
Format: PDF, Docs
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45 flavorful frostings that truly take the cake! After her appearance on Food Network's Cupcake Wars, thousands traveled far and wide for a bite of Heather "Cupcakes" Saffer's delicious desserts, but it wasn't just the warm cake they were clamoring for--they couldn't get enough of the gourmet frostings that adorned the irresistible treats. In this book, she shares her most decadent frosting recipes, a variety of creative uses for the icings, and the memories that inspired her to concoct such extraordinary flavor combinations. From Orange Cardamom and Strawberry Merengue to Cinnamon Whisky Buttercream and Maple Bacon, each mouthwatering spread features step-by-step instructions and tempting ideas for using the yummy creation in snacks, entrees, and cocktails. You will surprise guests with indulgent goodies swirled with rich and creamy frostings like: Strawberry-frosted limoncello "shortcakes" Malbec ganache tossed chocolate raspberry pasta Coffee toffee ganache frosting truffles S'more push-pop parfaits Cheddar beer-boiled pretzels dipped in a cheddar bacon frosting Complete with hundreds of mouthwatering four-color photographs, The Dollop Book of Frosting shows you how to turn this ordinary cupcake topping into a show-stopping treat!

Presented by Southern Living Big Book of Cupcakes

Author: Jan Moon
Publisher: Southern Living
ISBN: 9780848734374
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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It's official: The cupcake craze has taken the world by storm. No longer are cupcakes solely for children — these handheld treats now must pass muster with taste — discriminating adults equally ravenous for the little frosted jewels. Big Book of Cupcakes sets a new standard with recipes for cupcakes that actually taste as great as they look. In addition to the traditional favorite flavors everyone craves, such as red velvet and carrot cake, this book offers fun, new flavor twists like Maple Bacon and Caramel Sea Salt Mocha, as well as easy decorating and serving ideas, from classic to creative. In this book, which is organized by season and the events readers want to celebrate with home-baked cupcakes — from New Years to Christmas, birthdays to "just-craving" days — author and cupcake-bakery owner Jan Moon shares her secrets and most requested recipes. Whether you're making the perfect batch of cupcakes for a child's birthday party or satisfying a very adult comfort-food craving, the nostalgic treats that fill this book are sure to delight and surprise. Plus, Jan's creative tips on how to serve and display cupcakes for parties are sure to be crowd-pleasers. With more than 10 years of experience honing her craft in the Test Kitchens of Southern Living magazine, Jan Moon has embarked on a venture of her own and opened a bakery in Birmingham, Alabama. In addition to wedding cakes and custom made treats, Dreamcakes Bakery specializes in delectable cupcakes, and Jan's unique creations keep her loyal customers coming back for more.

One Sweet Year of Cupcakes

Author: Janell Brown
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 1462109454
Format: PDF, Docs
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Decadent cupcakes to satisfy every craving—all year long! Award-winning cupcake expert Janell Brown is back with a new collection of delightfully delicious cupcake recipes using fresh and tasty seasonal ingredients. It's the perfect reason to bake up a batch any time of the year, for any occasion! Spruce up for spring with Strawberry Rhubarb Cupcakes and Orange Cream CupcakesCelebrate summer with Pink Lemonade Cupcakes and Watermelon Lime CupcakesFall into flavor with Zucchini Ginger Cupcakes and Pumpkin Pie CupcakesCozy up to winter with Red Hot Velvet Cupcakes and Chocolate-Dipped Macaroon Cupcakes A winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, Janell knows exactly how to make the perfect cupcake—and now you will too! Enjoy the tantalizingly sweet taste of cupcakes in every season!

Crazy Easy Vegan Desserts

Author: Heather Saffer
Publisher: Sterling Epicure
ISBN: 9781454926740
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Now everyone can indulge! With these 75 gluten-free vegan recipes, Heather Saffer reinvents dessert. You'll find treats that take less than 20 minutes to prepare, ones with only three ingredients, and others that require no baking at all. The mouthwatering choices range from Triple Chocolate Dream Pie and Rocky Road Caramel Apples to Coconut Mango Cheesecake, so you'll always have something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Sea Salt Sweet

Author: Heather Baird
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762458119
Format: PDF, Docs
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Make Your Desserts Even Sweeter—With Salt! If you've ever dipped pretzels in melted chocolate or sprinkled salt over a juicy melon slice, then you've discovered the magic alchemy in mixing saltiness with sweetness. The recipes in Sea Salt Sweet take it up a notch, combining these two great tastes in ways you've never imagined. Award-winning blogger and master baker Heather Baird teaches you how to use fine artisan salts — from Maldon Sea Salt and Red Hawaiian Salt, to Himalayan Black and French Grey Salt — to make mouthwatering desserts for any occasion. From sure-to-please classics like Chocolate Chunk Kettle Chip Cookies and Lemon Pie with Soda Cracker Crust, to more exotic choices like Black Sesame Cupcakes with Matcha Buttercream or Smoke & Stout Chocolate Torte, Sea Salt Sweet offers delectable “must-try” treats for the salty-sweet lover.

The United States of Absurdity

Author: Dave Anthony
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399578765
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The creators of the podcast The Dollop present illustrated profiles of the weird, outrageous, NSFW, and downright absurd tales from American history that you weren't taught in school. The United States of Absurdity presents short, informative, and hilarious stories of the most outlandish (but true) people, events, and more from United States history. Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds cover the weird stories you didn't learn in history class, such as 10-Cent Beer Night, the Jackson Cheese, and the Kentucky Meat Shower, accompanied by full-page illustrations that bring each historical "milestone" to life in full-color.

The Sprouted Kitchen

Author: Sara Forte
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607741156
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Sprouted Kitchen food blogger Sara Forte showcases 100 tempting recipes that take advantage of fresh produce, whole grains, lean proteins, and natural sweeteners—with vivid flavors and seasonal simplicity at the forefront. Sara Forte is a food-loving, wellness-craving veggie enthusiast who relishes sharing a wholesome meal with friends and family. The Sprouted Kitchen features 100 of her most mouthwatering recipes. Richly illustrated by her photographer husband, Hugh Forte, this bright, vivid book celebrates the simple beauty of seasonal foods with original recipes—plus a few favorites from her popular Sprouted Kitchen food blog tossed in for good measure. The collection features tasty snacks on the go like Granola Protein Bars, gluten-free brunch options like Cornmeal Cakes with Cherry Compote, dinner party dishes like Seared Scallops on Black Quinoa with Pomegranate Gastrique, “meaty” vegetarian meals like Beer Bean– and Cotija-Stuffed Poblanos, and sweet treats like Cocoa Hazelnut Cupcakes. From breakfast to dinner, snack time to happy hour, The Sprouted Kitchen will help you sneak a bit of delicious indulgence in among the vegetables.

Surprise Inside Cakes

Author: Amanda Rettke
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062195336
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From Amanda Rettke, founder of the popular blog I Am Baker, comes Surprise-Inside Cakes with recipes and techniques to make dozens of stunning, imaginative cakes for every occasion, each with something special inside. Whether it’s a striking, all-white cake with a secret red velvet heart baked inside; a birthday cake, complete with a surprise balloon cake in the middle; or the gorgeous hydrangea cake that took the blogosphere by storm; Amanda’s cakes are downright revolutionary—and really fun to prepare. This beautifully designed cookbook contains eye-popping color photos and step-by-step instructions to create incredible surprise-inside cakes in your own kitchen. For Amanda Rettke, every cake is a gift to be shared with family and friends, a special treat that should be lovingly prepared and meticulously designed—from the inside out.

A Couple Cooks Pretty Simple Cooking

Author: Sonja Overhiser
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738219703
Format: PDF
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Popular husband-and-wife bloggers and podcasters (acouplecooks.com) offer 100 recipes with an emphasis on whole foods and getting into the kitchen together. The couple's non-diet approach features simple lifestyle changes to make healthy cooking sustainable, rather than a short-term fix. A love story at its finest, Alex and Sonja Overhiser first fell for each other--and then the kitchen. In a matter of months, the writer-photographer duo went from eating fast and frozen food to regularly cooking vegetarian meals from scratch. Together, the two unraveled a "pretty simple" approach to home cooking that kicks the diet in favor of long-term lifestyle changes. While cooking isn't always easy or quick, it can be pretty simple by finding love in the process. A Couple Cooks | Pretty Simple Cooking is an irresistible combination of spirited writing, nourishing recipes with a Mediterranean flair, and vibrant photography. Dubbed a "vegetarian cookbook for non-vegetarians", it's a beautiful book that's food for thought, at the same time providing real food recipes for eating around the table. The book features: 100 vegetarian recipes, with 75 vegan and 90 gluten-free options A full-color photograph for every recipe Recipes arranged from quickest to more time-consuming 10 life lessons for a sustainably healthy approach to cooking, artfully illustrated with a custom watercolor

Milk Bar Life

Author: Christina Tosi
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0770435114
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Go off the clock with Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar as she bakes one-bowl treats, grills with skills, and embraces simple, nostalgic—and often savory—recipes made from supermarket ingredients. For anyone addicted to crack pie®, compost cookies®, and cake truffles, here are their savory counterparts—such as Kimcheezits with Blue Cheese Dip, Burnt Honey–Butter Kale with Sesame Seeds, and Choose Your Own Adventure Chorizo Burgers—along with enough make-at-home sweets to satisfy a cookie-a-day habit. Join Christina and friends as they cook their way through “weaknights,” sleepovers, and late-night snack attacks to make mind-blowingly delicious meals with whatever is in the pantry. From the Hardcover edition.