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Author Yard, Sherry.
Title The secrets of baking : simple techniques for sophisticated desserts / Sherry Yard.
Published Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
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 Special Collections & Archives  TX765 .Y37 2003    DUE 05-25-18 12:00AM
Description xiv, 395 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 376) and index.
Contents Ganache: From Chocolate Sauce to Chocolate Souffle and Deep, Dark Chocolate Tart -- Caramel: From Crunchy to Creamy to Clear: Pecan Pralines, Caramel Custard Tart, Oven-Roasted Caramel Anjou Pears, and More -- Curd: From a Basic Lemon-Curd Filling for Pies, Tarts, Cakes, and Cookies to Lemon Pudding Cakes and Lime Fondue -- Vanilla Sauce: From Vanilla Sauce to Creme Brulee -- Pate a Choux: From Cream Puffs and Profiteroles to Beignets and Cannoli -- Pound Cake & Genoise: From Marble Cake to Buttermilk Birthday Cupcakes -- Financier: The Easiest Cake in the World -- Cookies: Variations on a Technique: from Crisp Sugar Cookies to Tender Powdered-Sugar Cookies to Chewy Snickerdoodles and Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies -- Pie & Tart Dough: Flaky and Sweet Crusts: from Almond Pie Dough to Chocolate Short Dough -- Brioche: Coffeecake, Sticky Buns, Panettone, Challah, and More -- Laminated Dough: From Puff Pastry to Classic Croissants to Rich Apple Turnovers -- Fruit: From Blackberry-Merlot Sauce to Roasted Voodoo Vanilla Pineapple -- Master Combinations: The Pantry of the Imagination: from Thumbprint Lime Meltaways to Frozen Hot Chocolate Tower.
Summary Describes the process of creating sophisticated and delicious desserts, presenting a series of recipes for chocolate sauce, lemon curd, and pound cake, along with tips on transforming these basics into delectable treats.
Local Note Special Collections copy is signed by the author.
Barbara Fairchild; Gift; 2013.
Subject Baking.
ISBN 0618138927
OCLC number 52471762