Written by award-winning chef, culinary instructor, food columnist, and bakery director Bev Shaffer, this tasted-and-tested collections spans the brownie spectrum. In addition to a history of brownies, baking basics, and useful information on chocolate, the recipes collected here include everything from classics like Deluxe Brownies with Caramel Sauce and Swirled Brownies to more adventuresome suggestions like Raspberry-Mascarpone-Filled Brownies, Kahlua Brownies, Macadamia-Nut White Brownies, Cappuccino Brownies, and much more. A chapter on Brownies as Art will encourage you to dip, dunk, and layer you once-basic brownies, and another chapter on frostings and glazes will further inspire you to make that special brownie even more irresistible.
Presented in the humorous and down-to-earth style of author and radio and television personality Bev Shaffer, this book invites you to join in her passion for food, baking, and fun. Specializing in creating uncomplicated recipes and calming food phobias, Shaffer includes her usual measure of tips, techniques, and encouragement with each tablespoon of chocolate.
Bev Shaffer writes the Ask Bev for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and is a member of the IACP, Chefs Collaborative, Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, and is a founding member of Les Dames d'Escoffier, Cleveland-Northeastern Ohio Chapter.