Learn how to make buttercream frosting with this easy tutorial. This is the BEST recipe for homemade buttercream, it pipes perfectly, and makes a great base for other frosting flavors too! This is the icing that most beginner and professional cake decorators use for cake filling, exterior covering, and piped decorations. The most simple recipes are creamed butter or shortening and confectioners sugar with various flavorings or coloring. You can also purchase premade buttercream at most supermarkets or decorating stores. Some popular buttercream flavors can include chocolate, peppermint, lemon, coconut, coffee, and even rum or brandy. By using this dangerously sweet buttercream recipe book, you will soon find the perfect recipe for topping off your next birthday cake. From the simple and traditional flavors of vanilla and chocolate to the modern peppermint and Grand Marnier, there is a recipe for everyone to enjoy. Not only will this recipe book teach you to turn a block of butter into sugary goodness, but you will also learn to improvise with the simple buttercream recipes and choose your own flavor combinations to add in. Don't be shy to add in chopped dried fruit or toasted seeds to provide a crunchy texture that turns a good buttercream into a great one. To best utilize the freshness of the buttercream recipes, ensure to keep your buttercream in the refrigerator, and use within 2 weeks, or within one week if the recipe contains cream cheese, sour cream, or cream. What are you waiting for? Buy this book now.
Learn to pipe 100 different buttercream flowers to showcase on your cakes with this complete visual reference to piping flowers - each flower is demonstrated on a cupcake, with five full scale projects to show you how to combine your flowers into a masterpiece cake. Described by Chef Duff Goldman of Ace of Cakes as "hugely aspirational yet completely approachable," the authors demonstrate how to build up each flower using simple piping techniques that even the novice cake decorator will be able to achieve! All the basics are covered to get you started - how to make stable buttercream icing, advice on coloring and flavor as well as essentials such as how to fill a piping bag and the basic techniques you need. Valerie & Christina then demonstrate in step-by-step photographic detail how to create each flower and how to use your new found skills to create stunning cake designs. The flowers are presented through the color spectrum so when you look through the book you'll see the lovely rainbow effect. Written by the world's leading lights in buttercream art with an international following and over 60,000 Facebook fans!
Eat Good, Drink Good, Live Good is the practical entertaining and cookbook for home cooks. It addresses the common issues facing the home cook: cooking for guests with special diets, planning for big holiday meals, timelines for cooking for a party, tips on making food kid-friendly, and cooking on a very tight budget. Great food should not be just for rich people at a fancy restaurant and for contestants on cooking shows. Great food, nourishing food is for everyone. You do not need many tools, much space or a lot of money to make great food. You need a little help from someone who has cooked on a budget in tiny apartments! Rebecca Blanton began cooking 30 years ago and found that she loved it. Over time, she developed tools and techniques to eat well on a tight budget (even on food stamps), in tiny New York City apartments, for family gatherings and for family dinner. Over time, she improved and began private catering for large parties, fund raisers and as a private chef. EGDGLG provides the average home chef with techniques, recipes and tools for making food that family and guests will love. Sharing food is at the heart of community building. It improves relationships, it improves school performance for children, it makes people feel better, and it is a way to show people you care. This book also provides tips and tools for entertaining. Learn how to set an elegant table using $10 in supplies from a craft store. Throw and elegant New Year's Eve bash or make a family dinner in as little as 90 minutes. Find out the trick to keeping your silver shining without ever having to polish it. Make great food part of your daily life. The better you cook, the healthier you will be and the happier life will be!
More than 100 inspiring recipes and crafts to cook, bake, and create during that precious hour known as naptime. Every parent knows how magical naptime is-that blissful hour when the house is quiet and you actually have a few moments to yourself. Now Jamielyn Nye, founder of the popular blog IHeartNaptime.net and mother of three, is making naptime even more delicious with her highly anticipated first cookbook. With millions of visitors a month, I Heart Naptime has become a favorite online destination for readers who can't get enough of Nye's easy, kid-pleasing recipes and adorable crafts. From Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits to BLT Salad with Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing, One-Pot Cheesy Bacon and Chive Macaroni, and Cookies 'n' Cream Cupcakes, The I Heart Naptime Cookbook features more than 100 recipes that have you covered for any meal, snack, or sweet craving-and many will even inspire your kids to help in the kitchen! In addition to recipes, Nye's charming crafts like DIY plates, napkins, and aprons transform any meal into a celebration and makes it easy to give the perfect gift, from a basket of homemade toffee to birthday cupcakes. An indispensable resource for home cooks and busy parents, The I Heart Naptime Cookbook will make it easy to answer that age-old question, "What's for dinner?"
Dip into the power of delicious, homemade food with the New York Times bestselling cookbook that reveals Glamour’s legendary roast chicken recipe. “Recently I met some beautiful young women from Glamour magazine. They make a roast chicken they call ‘Engagement Chicken’ because every time one of them makes it for her boyfriend, she gets engaged! How wonderful is that! That’s the best reason I ever heard to make a roast chicken.”—Ina Garten Of course, there is more to life than weddings. And there’s more to this cookbook than Engagement Chicken. 100 Recipes Every Woman Should Know also includes 99 of the magazine’s other most-loved, best-reviewed dishes, all designed to get you exactly what you want in life, exactly when you want it. From Prove to Mom You’re Not Going to Starve Meat Loaf to Impress His Family Chardonnay Cake, these recipes will help you cook with passion and persuasion. And they’re all written with your real life and real needs in mind. Because whether you’re a novice or an expert, cooking should never be intimidating—and it should always be fun. Don’t miss these easy, essential recipes: · He Stayed Over Omelet · Skinny Jeans Scallops · No Guy Required Grilled Steak · Let’s Make a Baby Pasta · Forget the Mistake You Made at Work Margarita · Bribe a Kid Brownies · Hers and His Cupcakes
Celebrate Betty Crocker's 100th anniversary with more than 100 of her best recipes Betty Crocker is 100! To celebrate a century of helping American home cooks get food on the table, Betty Crocker is sharing 100 of her best recipes that have fed and nourished every generation since 1921. Each recipe in this heirloom book is a cherished favorite that's easy to make and difficult to fail, and each includes a note for a closer look at the American icon. With a full range of recipes, from breads and hearty casseroles to decadent cakes and sweets, Betty'sBest 100 is sure to be as treasured in your kitchen as Betty Crocker is.
This microwave primer will show you why you bought a microwave oven in the first place: to save time, money and energy at every meal, every day. Karen Dwyer has created more than 200 recipes that require minimal preparation and commonly available ingredients to make great-tasting: appetizers, fish, meat, and poultry, dishes, casseroles, breakfast foods, vegetables and fruits, candies and desserts, and more. Designed with beginnings cooks in mind, the book features microwave cooking time charts for various foods, a simple explanation of how the microwave ovens. With dozens of tips on making the most of your microwave oven, Easy Livin' helps anyone prepare attractive, satisfying family meals in minutes instead of hours.
Slow cooking is a movement that attempts to clear the world of the junky foods habits that have taken over. This is a gesture to help every one of us to imbibe the habits of cooking, and eating the long forgotten traditional meals. Slow cooking would allow you to have the advantages of the taste of the meals, and the ability to know you are doing something that would have taken you longer time and won’t necessarily take your physical appearance. In this DIY guide you will know all the dos and don’ts about slow cookers, and the misconception on Crockpots and slow cookers. This collection of slow cooker meals would allow you to take care of yourself and your family, with some old forgotten meals that would have ordinarily take your time to prepare: Appetizers Deserts Stocks & First Course Soups Seafood Soups Vegetarian Soups Side Dishes Bread & Sandwiches Poultry Stews Meat Stews Chowders Rest assured that this cookbook will teach you how to prepare your favorite meal with little involvement.
Thirty million Americans are gluten-intolerant or have a gluten sensitivity, eliminating it from their diets because gluten—a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley—has been implicated in health issues ranging from respiratory problems and abdominal discomfort to anemia, anxiety, and infertility. The food industry has bullishly taken notice. Gluten-free baking products, including cake mixes from Betty Crocker, King Arthur, Whole Foods, and others, have increased sevenfold on grocery shelves in recent years, and the number of other gluten-free products has grown as well—832 were introduced in 2008 alone. And gluten-free options are on the menu of national restaurants like Boston Market, Chili’s, Ruby Tuesday, Outback Steakhouse, and others. Now comes even sweeter news for people looking to cut gluten from their diets: Anne Byrn shows how to transform gluten-free cake mixes into 76 rich, decadent, easy-to-make, impossible-to-resist desserts. Performing the magic that’s made her a bestselling baking author with over 33 million copies of her books in print, she doctors mixes with additions like almond extract, fresh berries, cocoa powder, grated coconut, cinnamon, lime zest, and more—naturally, all gluten-free ingredients—and voilà: Tres Leches Cake with Whipped Cream and Summer Berries, Almond Cream Cheese Pound Cake, Chocolate Cupcakes with Milk Chocolate Ganache, Caramel Melted Ice Cream Cake, Warm Tarte Tatin Apple Cake, plus brownies, bars, muffins, and cookies. Dessert is back on the menu.
There's no better way to celebrate the birthday of a friend or loved one than with a one-of-a-kind cake that looks amazing and tastes delicious. Dede Wilson has created 75 recipes for special birthday cakes that will make any celebration a memorable one. In her signature clear and friendly tone, Wilson guides bakers of all skill levels through the delicious world of birthday cakes, from making the perfect parchment cone for icing the cake to mixing up a fresh batch of chocolate ganache. The book begins with a set of master batter and frosting recipes, such as Spice Cake, Quick 'n' Easy Chocolate Cake, Confectioners' Sugar Frosting, and Fudgy Chocolate Frosting. These master recipes can be mixed and matched or used as the basis for fun, inspired creations like Confetti 'n' Sprinkles Cake, Angel Food Cake with Berries, Chocolate and Vanilla Cupcake Tower, Tropical Carrot Cake, Chocolate Extravaganza Cake, and Banana Split Cake. For readers who have a particular kind of cake in mind, Dede provides a categorical listing of all her cakes. So whether that special someone likes cakes with nuts and fruit or prefers a classic chocolate cake, you'll have no trouble finding the perfect match. There is sure to be a cake to suit everyone, no matter their age, and beautiful color photos of the finished cakes will have readers eager to start baking.
A healthy guide to detoxing naturally, all year round--no dieting, juice fasting, or calorie counting required--to lose weight, improve digestion, sleep better, and feel great, featuring 100 properly combined recipes for every meal of the day. Most diets and cleanses have all-or-nothing rules that encourage unhealthy cycles of intense restriction followed by inevitable bingeing. In this healthy guide to detoxing naturally, nutritionist and blogger Megan Gilmore shares 100 delicious, properly combined recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied and well nourished while promoting weight loss and improving digestion and sleep. The recipes were developed with digestion mechanics in mind, so detoxers won’t feel bloated or uncomfortable after eating. Plus they're sure to be crowd-pleasers for every meal of the day with recipes for Banana Coconut Muffins, Chocolate Chia Shake, Broccoli Cheese Soup, Mediterranean Chopped Salad, Skillet Fish Tacos, Cauliflower Flatbread Pizza, and Peppermint Fudge Bars. All are packed with natural, whole-foods ingredients designed to stave off feelings of deprivation. With helpful information on how to stock your detox-friendly kitchen plus a handy food-combining cheat sheet that demystifies this cutting-edge health principle, Everyday Detox makes it easy to start eating this way today.
21 years of foolproof recipes from the hit TV show captured in one complete volume The Complete America's Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook is back after a year-long 20th anniversary party. Find every recipe prepared on 21 seasons of public television's top-rated cooking show all in a single compendium, including the new season that debuts in January 2021. You'll also get the latest equipment and ingredient ratings drawn from the show's equipment testing and taste testing segments. Cook along with Bridget and Julia and the test kitchen chefs as the new episodes of the 2021 season air with new recipes like Chicken Schnitzel, Smashed Burgers, and Peach Tarte Tatin. Every recipe that has appeared on the hit TV show is included in this cookbook along with the test kitchen's indispensable notes and tips. A comprehensive shopping guide shows readers what products the ATK Review Team recommends and it alone is worth the price of the book.
From one of the nation’s leading cancer centers, a bright, flavorful cookbook to help patients and their caregivers. Just as it changes your physical condition and alters your mental outlook, cancer and its treatment will transform how you eat. Having a meal takes on new meaning and presents a new set of challenges. Dr. Keith Stuart, head of oncology at the world-renowned Lahey Clinic, along with Corrine Zarwan, MD, and the team at the Sophia Gordon Cancer Center understand well the difficulty their patients have in determining the kind of food they feel like eating and what will combat particular symptoms they may be experiencing. With recipes thoroughly tested by Dr. Stuart, Dr. Zarwan, and on-staff physicians, nurses, and nutritionists, Cooking Through Cancer is designed to address the most common symptoms of someone undergoing treatment—dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, weight loss or excessive weight gain—and is organized and coded for easy identification of the right recipe for each need. Cooking Through Cancer is the first cookbook conceived of and produced by the team of a comprehensive cancer center that focuses on the nutritional needs of cancer patients. More than serving as a helpful reference guide for patients, this book is about finding enjoyment in something—good food—that cancer frequently ruins for people, and these meals are valuable tools for asserting control over that single, important aspect of your life and health.
Miranda whips up over 100 very delicious cakes, traybakes and cupcakes proving how quick and easy baking can be. This is the perfect book for beginner bakers. Miranda's tried-and-tested recipes are so simple to follow and don't require any specialist equipment. It's also a brilliant book for anyone who loves homemade cakes but doesn't have much time to spend in the kitchen. Miranda covers all occasions, from everyday moments that call for simply delicious bakes to those times you need something a little more special - and fast! Afternoon tea ideas, impressive pudding cakes and birthday, Christmas and Easter cakes are all covered here, as well as inventive and speedy weekday ideas - you have to try Miranda's pizza cake.
Were you under the impression that leading a healthy lifestyle means swearing off sweets forever or suffering through dry, tasteless cardboard disguised as cookies? Well, Baked with Love is here to dispel that myth. This book serves up wholesome recipes for a wide range of dietary preferences that taste so delicious they’ll have you and your loved ones coming back for seconds (and thirds, let’s be honest), proving once and for all that you can have your cake and eat it, too. Brittany Berlin, the food blogger behind The Banana Diaries, dishes up a yummy batch of simple and fun vegan twists on classic treats, a feat that has consistently surprised and delighted her readers. Need to whip up an allergy-friendly birthday cake for your child’s party that they and their friends will truly love? (We won’t tell them it’s refined-sugar-free if you don’t!) Want to prepare a gluten-free pumpkin pie that will satisfy even the pickiest of uncles at Thanksgiving dinner? How about grain-free, vegan chocolate chip cookies that remind you of Grandma’s beloved specialty? Baked with Love has you covered. With easy-to-follow recipes illustrated with rich photography, along with handy tips and tricks for healthy baking, Britt provides all the how-tos. All you need to do is bake with love. Brittany flawlessly brings together the healthiest and most delicious aspects of many popular dietary choices. Baked with Love features only the highest-quality ingredients and offers many gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, and allergy-friendly options. All of the recipes are vegan, which means that they are free of dairy and eggs. Sample Recipes Include: S'mores Brownies Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies Red Velvet Cupcakes Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Brownie "Cheesecake"
Beatrice Ojakangas, an authority on convection cooking and author of more than two dozen previous cookbooks, explains how to use your convection oven to achieve perfect results in dramatically less time than with a conventional oven. If you own a convection oven, but don’t really know how to use it, this book is for you. Cooking with Convection supplies more than 150 great recipes for snacks and appetizers; pizza and foccacia; soups; roast beef, lamb, pork and poultry; savory pies and tarts; casseroles and pasta; vegetables; yeast breads and quick breads; cakes, cookies, pies, and pastries; and much, much more. Try Melted Onion Tart with Parmigiano-Reggiano, Mexican Vegetable Tortilla Soup, Tandoori Salmon with Cucumber Sauce, Asian Spiced Roast Whole Chicken, and Cocoa Cake with Easy Buttercream Frosting, among so many imaginative and easy dishes. You will learn: *How to cook a whole meal in your oven–from meat to side dishes to dessert–all at the same time *How to cook multiple batches of cookies, cakes, and pies on three or even four oven shelves *How to roast and bake in a third less time than in a conventional oven while achieving even better results *How to calculate the correct temperature and timing for convection cooking if you are using a standard recipe By circulating hot air around food, convection ovens cook and brown food much more quickly and at a lower temperature than conventional ovens, while retaining food’s natural juiciness and flavor. With this book you will be able to save significant amounts of time and effort while turning out delicious dishes for everyday meals and easy entertaining.
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Features both classics and delicious new ideas from America's favorite brand name food companies. From cookies to casseroles, fajitas to lasagna, 100 Best Favorite Brand Name Recipes is a celebration of America's unique way with food. Over 80 full-color photos of these mouthwatering dishes.
A comprehensive guide to baking with whole grains from one of America's leading flour mills.Features 100 gluten-free recipes and 50 bread machine recipes! If your experience of whole grains translates into heavy, bitter, stale, or (in the case of pasta) mushy, take heart. A revolution in whole-grain flours and a better understanding of the techniques needed to create delicious whole-grain baked goods that are as good to eat as they are good for you has taken place in the last few years. With new flours like white whole wheat, white wheat bran, and white spelt, whole-grain baking has finally come into its own. And here to help health-conscious cooks take advantage of the new developments is The Official Hodgson Mill Whole-Grain Baking Companion. From scrumptious breads like Multigrain Currant Loaf, Sourdough Rye, and California Soy Crunch to White Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins and Perfect Buckwheat Pancakes, from Cranberry-Marmalade Scones to Cardamom Coffee Braid, 400 recipes present the best of whole-grain baking in easy-to-follow step by-step format. Readers will be introduced to whole-grain flours (including the many kinds of whole wheat, rye, corn, spelt, oat, soy, rice, bean, buckwheat, flax, barley, quinoa, millet and more) and learn special tips for using each kind of flour, what its nutrient value is, how to store it to preserve freshness, and how to combine different flours for maximum flavor and nutrition. A chapter on baking basics takes readers with illustrated step-by-step directions through the bread making process, whether they-re creating whole-grain baked goods by hand, in a bread machine, or with a food processor, and illustrates techniques like braiding. All of this comes from the authority of Hodgson Mill, a flour company that has been grinding whole grains for 120 years.