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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 05-27-16
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.
Note Barbara Fairchild; Gift; 2013. LOCAL
Local Note Special Collections copy is signed by the author.
Subject Baking.
ISBN 0618138927
OCLC number 52471762