Cake My Day

Cake My Day Author Karen Tack
ISBN-10 9780544263765
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 304
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The New York Times bestselling authors of Hello, Cupcake! take geniusity to the next level, with bigger, bolder, better creations for every occasion Those cupcaking geniuses, Karen Tack and Alan Richardson, are back, this time with bigger canvases and bolder creations. Everything that can be done with a cupcake can be done better with a cake—with a twelfth of the effort and loads more wow power, using everyday pans, bowls, and even measuring cups. Turn a round cake into Swiss cheese and Brie, and it’s April Fool’s! Simply press candy into frosting for an argyle pattern or use one of the easy new decorating techniques to produce wood grain for a guitar cake. Whether you’re a kitchen klutz or a master decorator, you can transform a loaf cake into a retro vacuum cleaner for Mom or bake a cake in a bowl for a rag doll. Need a piñata for a birthday party? Bake the batter in a measuring cup. Or skip the baking altogether, buy a pound cake, and fashion it into a work boot for Dad or a high-top sneaker. You won’t believe these creations aren’t the real thing—and they’re so stunning you’ll have to make them!



Cupcakes Cookies Pie Oh My

Cupcakes  Cookies   Pie  Oh  My Author Karen Tack
ISBN-10 9780547661223
Release 2012-01-31
Pages 240
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The New York Times best-selling authors of Hello, Cupcake! and What’s New, Cupcake? are back, applying their oversized imaginations not just to cupcakes but to cookies, pies, cakes, and other treats, with projects that are more hilarious, more spectacular, more awe-inspiring—and simpler than ever. No sweet treat is safe from their ingenuity: refrigerator cookies, pound cakes, pie dough, cheesecakes, bar cookies, and Jell-O are all transformed into amazing and playful desserts. There’s something for everybody in this book, and every single item you need can be found in the neighborhood supermarket or convenience store. This enhanced e-book, with five stop-motion videos demonstrating recipes from the book and links that allow you to easily find exactly what you’re looking for, is one of the best ways to experience this phenomenon. Playing with your food has never been so exciting—or so easy. Karen Tack and Alan Richardson have appeared on TV with Martha Stewart, Rachael Ray, and Paula Deen and have been featured many times on NBC’s Today as well as in America’s top magazines.



The Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days Recipes to make every day special

The Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days  Recipes to make every day special Author Tarek Malouf
ISBN-10 9780007413355
Release 2011-03-17
Pages 256
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The bestselling, hugely popular Hummingbird Bakery offers a wonderful collection of easy and delicious cupcakes, layer cakes, pies and cookies to suit all occasions.



Hello Cupcake

Hello  Cupcake Author Karen Tack
ISBN-10 0547346603
Release 2009-07-31
Pages 240
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Witty, one-of-a-kind, imaginative cupcake designs using candies from the local convenience store, no baking skills or fancy pastry equipment required. Spotting the familiar items in the hundreds of brilliant photos is at least half the fun. America's favorite food photography team shows how to create funny, scary, and sophisticated masterpieces using a ziplock bag and common candies and snack items. With these easy-to-follow techniques, even the most kitchen-challenged cooks can:• raise a big-top circus cupcake tier for a kid's birthday • plant candy vegetables on Oreo earth cupcakes for a garden party • trot out a line of confectionery "pup cakes" for a dog fancier • serve spaghetti and meatball cupcakes for April Fool's Day • bewitch trick-or-treaters with eerie alien cupcakes • create holidays on icing with a white Christmas cupcake wreath, turkey cupcake place cards, and Easter egg cupcakes



Surprise Inside Cakes

Surprise Inside Cakes Author Amanda Rettke
ISBN-10 9780062195333
Release 2014-04-08
Pages 304
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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.



What s New Cupcake

What s New  Cupcake Author Karen Tack
ISBN-10 9780547241814
Release 2010
Pages 227
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A new collection of creative cupcake projects by the authors of Hello, Cupcake! provides for a variety of special occasions and holidays while featuring comical animal and accessory decorations crafted from edible ingredients. Original.



Step By Step Kids Birthday Cakes

Step By Step Kids  Birthday Cakes Author Karen Sullivan
ISBN-10 1465421025
Release 2014
Pages 192
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Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for creating special children's birthday cakes, cupcakes, and cake pops, from monsters and fairies to ballerinas and superheroes, with tips on lettering, fondant, stencils, and molds.



Maggie Austin Cake

Maggie Austin Cake Author Maggie Austin
ISBN-10 9780544770324
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 304
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Stunning cake designs and technique how-tos from top cake artist Maggie Austin A former ballerina, Maggie Austin turned to baking when an injury ended her dancing career—and has since become one of today’s most sought-after cake artists, serving celebrity clients and even royalty around the world. Her design hallmarks are instantly recognizable to the legions of fans who follow her work: ethereal frills, dreamy watercolors, lifelike sugar flowers, rice-paper accents, graceful composition, and other impeccable details. Here, she shares a collection of her edible works of art and the methods behind their creation, with a “theme and variations” organization that shows how mastering any single technique can open the door to endless creativity. Each is broken down into clear instructions and illustrated with step-by-step photos that are easy to follow whether you’re a professional baker or an amateur enthusiast. From a single sugar blossom to a multi-tiered cake festooned with pearls and intricate appliques, there’s inspiration for bakers and crafters of all stripes.



Cake Decorating for the First Time

Cake Decorating for the First Time Author Jaynie Maxfield
ISBN-10 1402717237
Release 2004-11
Pages 110
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A guide to cake decorating covers basic and advanced techniques for a variety of cakes.



100 Buttercream Flowers

100 Buttercream Flowers Author Valeri Valeriano
ISBN-10 9781446370858
Release 2015-02-16
Pages 128
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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. Chef Duff Goldman of Ace of Cakes described the book 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!



The Sweetapolita Bakebook

The Sweetapolita Bakebook Author Rosie Alyea
ISBN-10 9780770435325
Release 2015-04-07
Pages 208
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Paint, doodle, and sprinkle your way to stunning one-of-a-kind sweets. The world of Sweetapolita is sparkly and sprinkly and charming as can be, with 75 recipes for everything from pretty homemade cookies to decadent layer cakes. But what really sets these treats apart are interactive designs that let everyone in on the fun of decorating: Painted Mini Cakes are served with edible "paint" for guests to personalize at the table, the fondant-covered tiered Chalk-a-Lot cake is paired with homemade edible "chalk," and Rainbow Doodle cookies are made for kids to go to town on with edible markers. Rosie Alyea, the creator of the Sweetapolita blog, frolics in flour and frosting, and she loves to get her two young daughters involved, too. The pages of her debut book are full of playful ideas that will inspire creativity in bakers of all levels—including a recipe for making sprinkles at home and numerous ways to showcase them, such as the Sprinkle-Me-Silly Pizza with rainbow jimmies and nonpareils galore. With 75 full-color photographs of cookies, cakes, and more plus step-by-step technique tutorials, The Sweetapolita Bakebook will change the way bakers decorate, while entertaining every kid—and kid-at-heart.



Hyperbole and a Half

Hyperbole and a Half Author Allie Brosh
ISBN-10 9781451666182
Release 2013-10-29
Pages 288
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FROM THE PUBLISHER: Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices. Touching, absurd, and darkly comic, Allie Brosh’s highly anticipated book Hyperbole and a Half showcases her unique voice, leaping wit, and her ability to capture complex emotions with deceptively simple illustrations. This full-color, beautifully illustrated edition features more than fifty percent new content, with ten never-before-seen essays and one wholly revised and expanded piece as well as classics from the website like, “The God of Cake,” “Dogs Don’t Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving,” and her astonishing, “Adventures in Depression,” and “Depression Part Two,” which have been hailed as some of the most insightful meditations on the disease ever written. Brosh’s debut marks the launch of a major new American humorist who will surely make even the biggest scrooge or snob laugh. We dare you not to. FROM THE AUTHOR: This is a book I wrote. Because I wrote it, I had to figure out what to put on the back cover to explain what it is. I tried to write a long, third-person summary that would imply how great the book is and also sound vaguely authoritative—like maybe someone who isn’t me wrote it—but I soon discovered that I’m not sneaky enough to pull it off convincingly. So I decided to just make a list of things that are in the book: Pictures Words Stories about things that happened to me Stories about things that happened to other people because of me Eight billion dollars* Stories about dogs The secret to eternal happiness* *These are lies. Perhaps I have underestimated my sneakiness!



Cool Layer Cakes

Cool Layer Cakes Author Ceri Olofson
ISBN-10 1845435230
Release 2014-09-11
Pages 144
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Cool Layer Cakes is the perfect book to inspire and encourage keen amateur and professional bakers alike to take layer cakes to new heights and to inject a little bit of personality into their creations. In this book you will be guided by fully illustrated step-by-steps, through the basics required for a successful layer cake, including essential equipment, core recipes, decoration techniques, and insider tricks of the trade to create a professional finish. With 50 amazing, gorgeous, and fun layer cake projects, whether it is dressing up a tea time cake for guests or transforming multi layers into a show stopper celebration cake, Cool Layer Cakes provides a fresh spin on our favorite of cake treats. Taking ideas from diverse areas such as fashion and art, you will be encouraged to think about color palettes, textures, and patterns in order to create designs which are stylish and contemporary. You will develop your own style and, armed with essential tips, be enabled to design layer cakes that taste and look absolutely stunning.



100 Days of Cake

100 Days of Cake Author Shari Goldhagen
ISBN-10 9781481448567
Release 2016-05-17
Pages 352
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"Molly suffers from depression, and when she finds out that the exotic fishstore she works at is closing down, her whole life, which is already hanging on a thread, starts to crumble"--



Chocolate

Chocolate Author Academia Barilla
ISBN-10 8854406678
Release 2013-02-05
Pages 127
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The Mayas called chocolate “food of the gods,” and most people agree. No matter whether it's dark, milk, or white; has hints of vanilla or licorice; or is laced with liquor: chocolate is simply irresistible. This lavishly illustrated cookbook, from the world-renowned Academia Barilla, celebrates chocolate with 50 scrumptious recipes—including such delights as Shortbread Cookies with Cocoa Beans, Profiteroles, Viennese cake, Zuppa Inglese, and assorted truffles. This is pure chocolate bliss!



How to Raise a Wild Child

How to Raise a Wild Child Author Scott D. Sampson
ISBN-10 9780544279193
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 320
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“This timely, significant work carries a far-reaching message for families and the planet.”—Publishers Weekly “In a time when the connection between humans and the rest of nature is most vulnerable, Scott offers parents and teachers a book of encouragement and knowledge, and to children, the priceless gift of wonder.”—Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle The average North American child now spends about seven hours a day staring at screens and mere minutes engaged in unstructured play outdoors. Yet recent research indicates that experiences in nature are essential for healthy growth. Regular exposure to nature can help relieve stress, depression, and attention deficits. It can reduce bullying, combat obesity, and boost academic scores. Most critical of all, abundant time in natural settings seems to yield long-term benefits in kids’ cognitive, emotional, and social development. How to Raise a Wild Child is a timely and engaging antidote, offering teachers, parents, and other caregivers the necessary tools to engender a meaningful, lasting connection between children and the natural world. “With wisdom, intellect, and empathy, [Sampson] provides us with a bounty of simple yet profound ways we can enter this natural world, oftentimes starting in our very own backyards.”—Lili Taylor, actor, mom, and board member of the American Birding Association “[Sampson] makes a cogent case for the importance of cultivating a ‘nature connection’ in children and offers thoughtful guidance on how to do so amid today's pressures of hectic, high-tech, increasingly urbanized life.”—Scientific American MIND



Creative Color for Cake Decorating

Creative Color for Cake Decorating Author Lindy Smith
ISBN-10 9781446302385
Release 2013-08-29
Pages 144
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Presents instructions for creating dozens of different fondant colors, and instructions for twenty different projects, including creative clock tower, fan-tastic cookies, and dove dainties.