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Sweet Stuff: Karen Barker's American Desserts

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"Karen Barker believes one should always save room for dessert. And this . . . chef gives us plenty of reasons to share her belief, whether we're dining in her restaurant or perusing her delectable recipes. . . .With Karen's careful advice on ingredients and technique, it's easy to tackle any of Sweet Stuff's 160-plus recipes."

Chapel Hill Magazine "Karen Barker has assembled an amazing array of delectable desserts."

KLIATT Unpretentious, deceptively simple-sounding, unfailingly delectable desserts.

New York Times Try Barker's chocolate shortcake. . . . Oh, man, it's good.

—Candy Sagan, Washington Post Clear and concise recipes that are also mouthwateringly tempting.

Cookbook Digest The book will satisfy any sweet tooth.

Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

Award-winning pastry chef Karen Barker draws on memories of her New York childhood and years of professional baking experience to present a collection of more than 160 recipes for classic American desserts for the home cook, from fruit pies and fritters to cookies and ice creams.

Synopsis:

Award-winning pastry chef Karen Barker draws on memories of her Brooklyn, New York childhood and years of professional baking experience to present a collection of more than 160 recipes for classic American desserts for the home cook, from fruit pies and fritters to cookies and ice creams. Includes Barkers signature (and favorite) recipes: My Cousin Steves Cheesecake, Cocoa Fudge Sauce, Blueberry-Blackberry Pie, Cornmeal Vanilla Bean Shortbreads, Blackout Cake, Key Lime Coconut Pie with Rum Cream, and Chocolate Chestnut Roll. Color photos.

About the Author

Karen Barker is the 2003 winner of the Best Pastry Chef Award from the James Beard Foundation and 1999 winner of Bon ApŽtit's American Food and Entertaining Award for Best Pastry Chef. She and husband Ben Barker own and operate Magnolia Grill in Durham, North Carolina, and are coauthors of Not Afraid of Flavor: Recipes from Magnolia Grill.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

Before Getting Started

The Basics: A Baker's Building Blocks

A Pie Primer

Fruit Somethings

Custards and Puddings: Low and Slow Is the Way to Go

Let Them Eat Cake!

We All Scream for Ice Cream (and Other Frozen Desserts)

The Joy of Cookies

Pancakes, Waffles, Fritters, and Other Breakfast-Like Desserts

Appendix 1. Equivalent Pan Sizes

Appendix 2. Metric and Imperial Conversions

A Baker's Bookshelf

Sources

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807858608
Author:
Barker, Karen
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Photographer:
Hawthorne, Ann
Author:
Hawthorne, Ann
Subject:
Courses & Dishes - Desserts
Subject:
Desserts
Subject:
all-american desserts; cakes; pies; baking; tarts; pudding; cookies; custard; ice cream; waffles; pastries; fruit desserts; baking tips; cookbook
Subject:
Baking
Subject:
all-american desserts
Subject:
Cakes
Subject:
Pies
Subject:
Tarts
Subject:
pudding
Subject:
Cookies
Subject:
custard
Subject:
Ice cream
Subject:
waffles
Subject:
pastries
Subject:
fruit desserts
Subject:
baking tips
Subject:
Cookbook
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Desserts
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
56, 56 color photos
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 7.25 in

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Product details 384 pages University of North Carolina Press - English 9780807858608 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Award-winning pastry chef Karen Barker draws on memories of her New York childhood and years of professional baking experience to present a collection of more than 160 recipes for classic American desserts for the home cook, from fruit pies and fritters to cookies and ice creams.
"Synopsis" by , Award-winning pastry chef Karen Barker draws on memories of her Brooklyn, New York childhood and years of professional baking experience to present a collection of more than 160 recipes for classic American desserts for the home cook, from fruit pies and fritters to cookies and ice creams. Includes Barkers signature (and favorite) recipes: My Cousin Steves Cheesecake, Cocoa Fudge Sauce, Blueberry-Blackberry Pie, Cornmeal Vanilla Bean Shortbreads, Blackout Cake, Key Lime Coconut Pie with Rum Cream, and Chocolate Chestnut Roll. Color photos.
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