Many baking books are great when it comes to techniques and recipes, bur don't say much about what to do when things go wrong--or how to avoid problems in the first place. This book does!
Here are quick-fix answers to questions including:
Organized into logical subjects for easy reference, Baking 9-1-1 begins with baking basics, equipment, and techniques before moving on to specific baking categories such as breads and quick breads, cakes, cookies, pies, tarts, and more. Nearly 50 recipes, written to solve bakers' most common problems (a cheesecake that will seldom crack; a chocolate chip cookie that is thick and chewy), provide antidotes to typical baking problems, and will soon become favorites in a baker's repertoire.
A must-have for every baker, this volume takes the mystery and guesswork out of the kitchen and replaces them with foolproof answers that can't be found anywhere else.