Cookies For Dummies
1. Auflage September 2001
2001. 328 Seiten, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-7645-5390-5 - John Wiley & Sons
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Have you ever opened a box of store-bought cookies and after thefirst dry bite, wished you were eating a warm, fresh baked oneinstead? Even store-bought cookies that claim to taste homemadereally can't compare to the real thing. Well, cookie lovers,thanks to baker Carole Bloom, you can have the real thing--anytime and any day of the week.With Cookies For Dummies, you'll be whipping upplatefuls of the most scrumptious cookies imaginable in absolutelyno time. Think Very Rich Cakelike Brownies. Or Almond ButterCookies. Or Chocolate Biscotti. And not only will the book'snearly 200 recipes awaken the baker within, you'll getfoolproof tips on making any type of creation incookiedom--from simple drop, rolled, and refrigerator cookiesto the more challenging bar, sandwich, and filled cookies, andfinally, the pressed, hand-formed, and molded cookies that'lllet you style eye-catching cookies that bear your unique signature.With help on every page, the book cues you in on:* Baking basics--such as choosing the right kitchenequipment and stocking up on essentials* Foolproof techniques for outstanding cookies, plus tips ontroubleshooting baking mishaps* Decorating with chocolate (with tips on piping, painting, andstenciling)* Creating "slender'" versions of old favorites, whilemaintaining texture and boosting flavor* Discovering cookies from other cultures* Baking for the holidays and making baking fun for kidsWith a summary cheat sheet of baking essentials, helpful how-toillustrations, and humorous cartoons along the way, Cookies ForDummies will help you bake awe-inspiring homemade cookies thatwill have even the fanatical cookie lovers in your family clamoringfor more.
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Introduction.How to Use This Book.Conventions Used in This Book.Foolish Assumptions.How This Book Is Organized.Part I: Ready, Set, Let's Bake Cookies.Part II: Popular Types of Cookies.Part III: Stylish Cookies.Part IV: Shaping Up Your Cookies.Part V: Cookies of Distinction.Part VI: Dressing Up Your Cookies.Part VII: The Part of Tens.Appendixes.Web Site.Icons Used in This Book.Part I: Ready, Set, Let's Bake Cookies.Chapter 1: How to Get Started as a Great Cookie Baker.Chapter 2: The Cookie Baker's Toolbox.Chapter 3: Ingredients for the Cookie Cupboard.Chapter 4: Foolproof Techniques for Outstanding Cookies.Part II: Popular Types of Cookies.Chapter 5: Drop Cookies.Chapter 6: Rolled Cookies.Chapter 7: Refrigerator Cookies.Part III: Stylish Cookies.Chapter 8: Bar Cookies.Chapter 9: Sandwich Cookies.Chapter 10: Filled Cookies.Part IV: Shaping Up Your Cookies.Chapter 11: Pressed Cookies.Chapter 12: Hand-Formed Cookies.Chapter 13: Molded Cookies.Part V: Cookies of Distinction.Chapter 14: International Specialties.Chapter 15: Cookies to Celebrate the Holidays.Chapter 16: Chocolate Indulgences.Chapter 17: Big Cookies.Chapter 18: Cookies Are for Kids.Chapter 19: Slender Cookies.Part VI: Dressing Up Your Cookies.Chapter 20: Chocolate Embellishments.Chapter 21: Decoration Sensations.Part VII: The Part of Tens.Chapter 22: Ten Troubleshooting Tips.Chapter 23: Ten Tips for Storing and Transporting YourCookies.Appendix A: Glossary.Appendix B: Sources for Ingredients and Equipment.Appendix C: Metric Conversion Guide.Index.Book Registration Information.