Strachan shares her most dazzling and delicious dessert recipes. She includes ingenious entertaining tips so you can throw the perfect party, whether it's a snack share at the office, or an over-the-top extravaganza. You'll find theme parties for the holidays, and recipes that will make any novice baker feel like a pro.
In Sweet Celebrations the woman InStyle called "New York's reigning cake diva" shares her recipes, designs, techniques, and tips in a gloriously illustrated book. Bon Appétit called master baker and decorator Weinstock "the Leonardo da Vinci of wedding cakes," and her stunningly original creations have graced the celebrations of Oprah Winfrey, Ted Turner, and Whitney Houston. Her repertoire includes not just grand, romantic, floral wedding cakes but cakes appropriate for all of life's festive moments. Now she shares her expertise with bakers who want the perfect cake to commemorate that very special occasion. Sweet Celebrations includes cakes for birthdays, anniversaries, bon voyage send-offs, victory parties, and more. Graded according to difficulty, there are cakes for the beginning as well as the experienced decorator. Present your favorite graduate with a richly bound pile of books, welcome a newborn with a delectable stack of pastel-colored blocks, or serve the charming cottage cake at a housewarming. Each of the featured twenty-four cakes is shown in full color, with complete step-by-step instructions for baking, assembling, and decorating. In addition there are many inspiring photographs of the fabulous cakes Weinstock has created for clients around the world. The book provides recipes for cakes, frostings, and fillings, as well as detailed illustrated instructions on decorating techniques. Sweet Celebrations is a must-have volume for home and professional bakers who want to make and serve cakes that taste as good as they look.
Our friends at Moda Bakeshop have gathered 22 of their popular “chefs” to create this big, happy book full of projects to make for just about every imaginable occasion. Over 40 themed designs work with Moda precut fabric bundles (or any other fabrics you like) and range from easy to more challenging. This book will surely get you in the mood to sew—make every celebration with your family and friends even more special with delightful handmade gifts and décor.
Celebrate with cupcakes! Birthdays, cocktail parties, weddings, bridal showers, picnics, or low-key get-togethers with your friends—all occasions should be topped off with a cupcake! In this delectable book, sisters and stars of the hit TLC series DC Cupcakes Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne serve up more than fifty recipes for every celebratory occasion. Including step-by-step cupcake decorating instructions with photos, guides for cupcake table presentations, and tips for throwing the best parties, Sweet Celebrations is the perfect cookbook for the home baker and entertainer looking to wow friends and family. Katherine and Sophie go above and beyond the ordinary cupcake call of duty with innovative recipes, including frozen cupcake pops for summer picnics, baby blue and pink "gender reveal" cupcakes for baby showers, and recipes for non-cupcake treats such as their grandmother's Greek butter cookies and their all-time favorite milk shakes. Katherine and Sophie also share charming personal memories of holidays and special events while giving readers the tools to plan their next cupcake-filled special occasion!
Americans are doing more entertaining at home, and dessert parties solve exactly the sort of problems faced by today's busy hostess: they are easy, make-ahead, no-fail, and always festive. 150 recipes include the stylish, the spectacular, and the traditional. 24 color photographs.