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What's a birthday without cake or a Thanksgiving dinner without pie? Desserts have always brought people together to celebrate, indulge, and enjoy each other's company. This year, Atria Books is ready to help you celebrate your most memorable occasions with a free baking sampler ebook featuring the most decadent, delicious, and delectable treats around. Recipes are selected from: "Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss "by Buddy Valastro"Bake It, Don't Fake It " by Heather Bertinetti"Chloe's Vegan Desserts" by Chloe Coscarelli"Callie's Biscuits and Southern Traditions" by Carrie Morey"Cooking with Carla" by Carla Hall Whether you are planning a small gathering or an elaborate twelve-course affair, we've got the perfect dessert recipe for you. Beautifully packaged and easy to use, the cookbooks sampled here are sure to become trusted friends in your kitchen. So fire up the oven and grab your spatulas and spoons. Bon appetit from all of us at Atria Books Find out more about your favorite authors at Facebook. com/AtriaBooksTwitter. com/AtriaBooksAtriaBooks. Tumblr. com
CALL IT THE BUDDY SYSTEM, because Baking with the Cake Boss is an education in the art of baking and decorating, from kneading to rolling, fondant to flowers, taught by Buddy Valastro himself, the star of TLC's smash hit Cake Boss. With more than 100 of his most sought-after recipes, including birthday and holiday cakes and other special theme designs, this book is a master course that culminates in the showstopping cakes for which Carlo's Bake Shop is famous. Following the arc of Buddy's career from apprentice to master baker, Baking with the Cake Boss offers readers the same on-the-job education earned by everyone who comes to work at Carlo's Bake Shop, with some of Buddy's and the family's memories shared along the way. It builds organically from simple cookies and pastries to pies, flower-adorned cupcakes, and basic fondant cakes, to breathtaking cakes for every holiday and special occasion. And, as you progress from basics to bedazzlements--like the safari cake complete with chocolate animals and a waterfall--Buddy shares his inspiring enthusiasm and stories from the shop in his inimitable voice. He also provides the tools for creating your own personal trademark cakes, with a chart that lets you mix and match cake, frosting, and liqueur syrup for cakes the way you like them. And there are plenty of photos that illustrate artistic flourishes and decorations you can use to adorn your individual creations. With 650 gorgeous, step-by-step instructional photos that let you follow Buddy as if you were next to him in the bakery, Baking with the Cake Boss is an incomparable dessert education that will become an essential reference for aspiring and skilled bakers alike.Bursting with delicious, tried-and-true recipes, how-to boxes and sidebars, and numerous tricks of the trade, Baking with the Cake Boss is a rare treat--a fun, accessible guide to baking, all in a gloriously designed, fully illustrated package worthy of the Cake Boss's artistic vision.
From Baking with the Cake Boss and Cake Boss: this collection of ten mouthwatering cookie recipes will bring the perfect amount of sweetness to any occasion.Buddy Valastro makes cookies that are as delicious as his famous cakes. With this collection of ten perfect cookie recipes--complete with hassle-free, easy-to-follow directions and beautiful photographs--you'll find your favorite recipes. Here are classics, like Chocolate Chip Cookies, Biscotti, and Chocolate Brownie Clusters, and holiday treats, such as Icebox Christmas Cookies, Rugelach, and Linzer Tart cookies. A perfect purchase for the holiday season, Buddy's Best Cookies will send you straight to the kitchen to mix up your next batch of delicious, irresistible treats.
From Baking with the Cake Boss: a collection of ten delectable cupcake and little cake recipes, including a decorating guide for creating pretty, sweet treats!Cake Boss desserts are in high demand, with fans clamoring for more of Buddy Valastro's delicious cupcakes and little cakes. This collection of recipes includes easy-to-follow instructions, along with mouthwatering recipes for butterfly pastries, beautifully decorated cupcakes, and charming Cassatini. Stunning photographs and a helpful decorating guide provide clear directions for making your treats even more appealing with an assortment of flowers, Christmas trees, and decorative flourishes. Whether you're looking to impress with your decorative flair or you just need a quick-and-easy reference for perfect buttercream frosting, Buddy's winning recipes are here for your convenience and baking pleasure.
In this heartfelt memoir, master baker and star of the #1 hit TLC show, Buddy Valastro tells his inspiring story--and recounts his family's warm memories from a lifetime of living, loving, and cake making. Television viewers have fallen in love with Buddy Valastro, master cake maker, and his funny and fiery family, proprietors of Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey, on the smash hit TLC series Cake Boss. Now, to coincide with Carlo's 100th anniversary, cake designer extraordinaire Buddy Valastro brings together his passion for baking and his high-energy family stories in the pages of this charming, heartwarming book--complete with 25 recipes and tips that will make every reader the "cake boss" of their own kitchen. Buddy's beautifully designed cakes are the stuff of legend--and so is the remarkable story of his father, a beloved pillar of the community and himself a talented baker who set the stage for his family's rise to the pinnacle of their industry. Cake Boss recounts the story of Buddy's life and of his family's bakeshop, originally established in 1910 and now a Hoboken, New Jersey, landmark and culinary tourist destination. Here also are twenty-five recipes for Carlo's Bakery's most sought-after pastries, pies, cupcakes, and cakes, an irresistible combination of time-tested old-world recipes and modern creations, all founded on a rock-solid "old-school" baking foundation and classic techniques. This is the incredible true story of how Carlo's Bakery came to be, how one hard-working family realized their patriarch's dream of making their beloved bake shop a household name. The special bond and loving dynamic of the Valastro clan make this an uncommonly touching and truly inspiring memoir.
TLC's beloved Buddy Valastro is not only a master baker, he's also a great cook--the boss of his home kitchen as well as of his famous bakery, Carlo's Bake Shop. Home cooking is even more vital for the Valastro family than the work they do at the bakery. Every Sunday, the whole clan gathers to cook and eat Sunday Gravy--their family recipe for hearty tomato sauce. These nourishing meals are the glue of their family. Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss shares 100 delicious Italian- American recipes beloved by Buddy's family, from his grandmother's secret dishes to Buddy's personal favorites, with Buddy's own signature touches that make dinner a family event. Buddy Valastro is renowned worldwide as the Cake Boss, but Buddy knows far more than just desserts. He makes classic dishes like Pasta Carbonara, Shrimp Scampi, and Eggplant Parmesan even more irresistible with his singular flair and with old-school tips passed down through generations. With his friendly charm, he guides even novice cooks from appetizers through more complicated dishes, and all 100 easy-to-follow recipes use ingredients that are obtainable and affordable. Your family will love sitting down at the table to eat Steak alla Buddy, Auntie Anna's Manicotti, Mozzarella-and- Sausage-Stuffed Chicken, Veal Saltimbocca, Buddy's Swiss Chard, and mouthwatering desserts like Lemon Granita, Apple Snacking Cake, Cocoa-Hazelnut Cream with Berries, and Rockin' Rice Pudding. Buddy's recipes allow home cooks to become the bosses of their own kitchens, and anyone will be able to whip up a tasty and nutritious Italian dinner. Filled with luscious full-color photography and with stories from the irrepressible Valastro clan, Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss shows how to create new takes on traditional dishes that will make your famiglia happy. *** My family, the Valastros, makes its living by baking and selling just about anything you can think of at Carlo's Bake Shop. It's what we're known for. But there's another side to our family and our relationship to food, and it's just as personal, maybe even more personal, than what we do at the bakery. I'm talking about the recipes and dishes, meals and traditions that nourish our bodies and souls when we get home. Just like any other family, we enjoy chilling out and spending time together, and there's no way we'd rather do that than around a table, a place that keeps us grounded and connected to each other as well as to the relatives who came before us. As proud as I am of our professional success, I'm just as proud that we've been able to continue making time for our family and extended family--and we're talking a lot of people-- to meet several times a week and eat together. And now I'm honored to share with you my family's favorite recipes and to tell you the stories of what makes them so near and dear to our hearts. I hope they might become favorites for your family as well, that they help you create memories to last a lifetime, the same way they've done for us Valastros. -- Buon Appetito, Buddy Valastro
Here are the essentials from Buddy Valastro's instant classic, the New York Times bestselling Baking with the Cake Boss, in a condensed, more affordable paperback package with a dynamic, new design. Here are extensive explanations and step-by-step photos that show how you can bake--and decorate--just like the Boss!Everyone who works at Carlo's Bake Shop gets an on-the-job education on how to bake like a pro. Now you can get that training in The Essential Cake Boss, a collection of Buddy's recipes and techniques that are the building blocks of his show-stopping desserts. You'll learn to work with baking and decorating equipment, bake perfectly moist cupcakes and cakes, and work magical effects with frosting and fondant. With Buddy's inspiring enthusiasm and stories from the bake shop told in his inimitable voice, The Essential Cake Boss provides you with the tools for making his most popular, signature creations. A unique chart lets you mix and match cake flavors, frosting, and liqueur syrup to create your own personal trademark cakes. Plenty of gorgeous, step-by-step instructional photos let you follow Buddy as he shows how to create his artistic flourishes and decorations. An incomparable dessert education, The Essential Cake Boss will become a beloved reference for aspiring and skilled bakers alike. Bursting with delicious, tried-and-true recipes, how-to boxes and sidebars, and numerous tricks of the trade, The Essential Cake Boss is a rare treat--a fun, accessible guide to baking, all in a gloriously designed, fully illustrated package worthy of the Cake Boss's unique artistic vision.
Make every gathering with your friends and famiglia extra special with these great new cookies, cupcakes, cakes, and other delicious, gorgeous desserts--and 100 other original recipes featuring the Cake Boss's signature twist on favorite family foods!Besides being a master baker and fantastic cook, Buddy Valastro is a great host. He knows the key to every successful family dinner, gathering, or party: a fabulous cake as the starring attraction together with great food! Clear, step-by-step instructions and photos will guide you through recipes perfect for all generations and for every occasion--birthday parties, anniversary parties, summer barbeques, and feasts for the major holidays. As he does in every book, Buddy brings his characteristic warmth and flair to Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss, sharing personal stories alongside cooking, baking, and decorating tips. His charisma as well as his delicious appetizers, dinners, and desserts make this an indispensable cookbook for every holiday and special occasion. Whether you're cooking for six or sixty, these delicious dishes from the Cake Boss will make your next family gathering an event to remember!
The Read Before Eating 2013 Holiday Recipe Collection 12 Holiday FavoritesThe holiday season is upon us, bringing with it some wonderful opportunities to gather together with friends and family and enjoy a delicious, home-cooked meal. This year, we at Atria Books have created a free recipe sampler guaranteed to lower your stress and heighten your enjoyment when it's your turn to cook!Featuring recipes from: Bake It, Don't Fake It! by Heather BertinettiCallie's Biscuits and Southern Traditions by Carrie MoreyThe Can't Cook Book by Jessica SeinfeldFamily Celebrations with the Cake Boss by Buddy ValastroMiss Kay's Duck Commander Kitchen by Kay RobertsonWeek in a Day by Rachael RayThese hand-picked palate pleasers will help you whip up just the right bite for almost any occasion--from a quiet meal with your family while you're busy wrapping last-minute gifts, to a raucous New Year's Eve party with hundreds of your closest friends. Even after the celebrations are done, you will likely find that these irresistible dishes created by some of our favorite star chefs will make frequent appearances on your table throughout the year.
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