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Baking: From My Home to Yours
By Dorie Greenspan and Alan Richardson (photographer)
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Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date November 1, 2006
Pages 514
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780618443369
ISBN-10 0618443363
Dimensions 1.50 by 8.50 by 10.75 in.
Weight 4.80 lbs.
Original list price $40.00
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Summary
Drawing on three decades of experience with home baking, the author of the award-winning Baking with Julia introduces three hundred tempting recipes for home bakers, offering an array of spicy muffins, sweet breads, brownies and cookies, tarts, and other special treats, highlighted by a helpful glossary, expert baking tips and advice, and full-color photographs.
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Dorie Greenspan has written recipes for the most eminent chefs in the world: Pierre Hermé, Daniel Boulud, and arguably the greatest of them all, Julia Child, who once told Dorie, “You write recipes just the way I do.” Her recipe writing has won widespread praise for its literate curiosity and “patient but exuberant style.” (One hard-boiled critic called it “a joy forever.”) In Baking: From My Home to Yours, her masterwork, Dorie applies the lessons from three decades of experience to her first and real love: home baking. The 300 recipes will seduce a new generation of bakers, whether their favorite kitchen tools are a bowl and a whisk or a stand mixer and a baker’s torch.

Even the most homey of the recipes are very special. Dorie’s favorite raisin swirl bread. Big spicy muffins from her stint as a baker in a famous New York City restaurant. French chocolate brownies (a Parisian pastry chef begged for the recipe). A dramatic black and white cake for a “wow” occasion. Pierre Hermé’s extraordinary lemon tart.
The generous helpings of background information, abundant stories, and hundreds of professional hints set Baking apart as a one-of-a-kind cookbook. And as if all of this weren’t more than enough, Dorie has appended a fascinating minibook, A Dessertmaker’s Glossary, with more than 100 entries, from why using one’s fingers is often best, to how to buy the finest butter, to how the bundt pan got its name.


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9780618443369 | details & prices | 514 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 1.50 in. | 4.80 lbs | List price $40.00
About: Offers more than three hundred of the author's favorite recipes, including split-level pudding, gingered carrot cookies, and fold-over pear torte, and provides baking tips and a glossary.

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