The baking manual every home cook needs. The Everyday Baker is the ultimate resource for anyone who likes, loves, or lives to bake! A comprehensive must-have baking reference from expert baker and Fine Cooking contributing editor Abigail Johnson Dodge, The Everyday Baker includes must-know illustrated techniques and 176 no-fail recipes for home cooks of all skill levels.
A delicious roadmap through the baker's sweet and savory kitchen. More than a collection of recipes, The Everyday Baker illustrates skills that every home cook should master. The 176 foolproof, innovative recipes all feature must-know tips and techniques, comprehensive instructions, and almost 1,000 step-by-step photographs designed to revolutionize the home baking experience to help bakers of all skill levels bake with confidence and authority. 80 stunning photographs of the finished dishes provide inspiration.
You'll be taught by a master. As a veteran cookbook author and pastry chef, Abby takes home cooks by the hand, explaining techniques in her friendly, conversational tone, accompanied by photos that bring the instructions to life. Recipes and techniques are simply worded, easy to follow, and detailed. Throughout the book, practical, in-depth content ensures home cooks learn the fundamentals for successful baking.
Baker's wisdom always included. For each recipe, Abby provides the extras that make her a highly regarded baking expert: make ahead tips, flavor and size variations, finishing touches, and - baker's wisdom —gems that will help home cooks become more knowledgeable and confident as they create cookies, cakes, pies and tarts, flatbreads, pastries, breads, and more. The Everyday Baker is packed with detailed instructions, visual cues for doneness, and ingenious tips, making each recipe within reach of even a novice home cook.
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Praise for The Everyday Baker:
Everyday? Hardly! How about every minute? That's how often we want to make the recipes from this baking pro who still makes it all too fun. We're as undone by her mini pancetta quiche as we are by her double chocolate espresso wake-up bread. And if you've ever wanted to make English muffins, Abby makes it easy and maybe an everyday necessity. Just wow.
Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, Authors of The Great Big Pressure Cooker Book
Abby Dodge is the best baking teacher I know, bar none. To see her amazing techniques and genius flavor pairings come to life in this soon-to-be classic resource is pure joy. With hundreds of helpful step-by-step photos and so many 'extras' from flavor swaps and make-ahead tips to finishing touches—The Everyday Baker is a hugely generous cookbook, the kind that invites you to drop everything you are doing and start baking this very minute. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if The Everyday Baker inspires cooks across the country to bake their way through it, one delicious recipe at a time.
Susie Middleton, cookbook author, farmer, and editor at large for Fine Cooking
The Everyday Baker is part culinary school, part trusted friend, and completely delicious. Abby shares her years of baking wisdom with such grace and ease that everyone from pastry chefs to first time bakers will successfully create fabulous pastries.
Zoe Francois, pastry chef and cookbook author
I love to cook but don't know how to bake. With Abby's recipes, problem solved!
Victoria Hagan, interior designer
'The Everyday Baker is a sensuous book, and therefore eminently successful. To be great, a cookbook needs to seduce you into the kitchen. The Everyday Baker beckons one powerful recipe after another.
--The Huffington Post
'This tome dedicated to baking is one that we all need to own. Above average, unusual, and delicious recipes. I have been making Abby's recipes for years and there hasn't been a dud in the bunch. This book will be a workhorse in any baker's kitchen and especially mine.'
--The Cookbook Junkies
'I have been a longtime Abby fan; her approach is solid in technique, her writing is simple, clear, and encouraging, and her talent is obvious.'
--Dédé Wilson, Bakepedia
--Dorie Greenspan, award-winning cookbook author
AUTHOR BIO ABIGAIL JOHNSON DODGE is a widely respected baking expert, popular food writer, and instructor. Abby studied in Paris at La Varenne and worked in pastry under superstar chefs Michel Guerard and Guy Savoy. Abby is the author of nine cookbooks, including Mini Treats & Hand-Held Sweets, Desserts 4 Today, and The Weekend Baker - an IACP Cookbook Award Finalist. Her recipes and articles have appeared in seven-dozen cookbooks, publications, blogs, and websites. Abby is a contributing editor to Fine Cooking magazine and is also a regular guest on TV and radio. She lives in Connecticut.
- Additional Information
SKU FCG65077565 Table Of Contents No Intro No Video No Author Abigail Johnson Dodge ISBN 978-1-62710-726-6 Publication Year 2015 Pages 624 Photo 995 Drawings No Video Download No Other Formats 71473 Cover PDF Download Format eBook (PDF)
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