In her inimitable, user-friendly style, Lora Brody teaches new bakers to turn out classic favorites as she takes them step-by-step through the process. First-time bakers will learn what cream butter and sugar means, become familiar with the difference between baking soda and baking powder, and learn to master basic recipes for cakes, cookies, pies, tarts and quick breads.
Packed with helpful sidebars and variations, this invaluable cookbook provides a clear understanding of the basic techniques behind baking and offers endless tips on how to prevent common baking mishaps with up-to-the-minute advice that can be applied to any recipe.
Learn how to make light-as-a-feather angel food cake, the perfect blueberry muffin, or the best chocolate chip cookies—as well as scones, buttermilk biscuits and more. As it gives bakers confidence, this essential kitchen tool will inspire them to tackle more challenging recipes and desserts.