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Williams-Sonoma Home Baked Comfort Cookbook

This gorgeous new baking book contains beloved classics and contemporary treats, from passionate baker and food editor Kim Laidlaw and America's most revered bakeries and bloggers. Stunning, full-color photographs throughout bring it all to life. A mixture of nostalgia and fun, it is written for both experienced bakers and anyone who might be curious about baking. With more than 100 recipes for irresistible treats, you'll find it easy to share the fun of baking with friends and family. Hardcover, 224 pages. Recipes include: caramel whoopie pies, sour cherry "toaster" tarts, deep dark chocolate cupcakes stuffed with marshmallow cream and glazed with ganache, and gooey s'mores brownies will take the reader back to childhood. Laidlaw includes modern twists on classic comfort foods such as brown butter pound cake with fresh fig compote, flaky rhubarb turnovers, and creme brulee with caramelized blood oranges. The author also shares prized recipes for old family favorites like maple pumpkin pie, brown-sugar banana bread, and chocolate crinkle cookies. Kim Laidlaw is a cookbook editor, food writer, and baker who has been in the kitchen covered in flour since she was big enough to stir the biscuit dough. She has worked in the cookbook world for over nine years and was the first blogger on KQED's popular Bay Area Bites blog, which launched in 2005. Kim previously worked as a professional baker at La Farine French Bakery in Oakland, CA. The digital version of Williams-Sonoma Home Baked Comfort contains all of the spectacular content of the original, available on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Download from the iTunes store.
Average Customer Rating:
5 out of 5
 out of 
(2 Reviews) 2
2 of 2(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Review 1 for Williams-Sonoma Home Baked Comfort Cookbook
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
January 3, 2013
Ability level:Intermediate
Has owned product for:1 - 5 years
Uses product:A few times a month
Would You Recommend? Yes
My go-to book for baking
January 3, 2013
I love this book!!! I love trying new recipes but hate getting disapointed when the recipe turns out to be a flop. 95% of the recipes here were great. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions with tips for altering the recipes if desired.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Design
Review 2 for Williams-Sonoma Home Baked Comfort Cookbook
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
January 15, 2012
Would You Recommend? Yes
3of 3found this review helpful.
Delightful Baking Cookbook
January 15, 2012
This is a gorgeous new cookbook from one of my favorite stores Williams-Sonoma. It is well laid out and filled with gorgeous photographs of the completed baked goods. I like the features on various bakeries like Sugar Mama's Bakeshop in Austin, Texas and the Salty Tart in Minneapolis....bakeries you would never had heard of without this book.
Who can resist recipes like chocolate-cherry buttermilk buns, peanut butter-chocolate swirls, chocolate marshmallow cream cupcakes and buttermilk pie with raspberries.
The chapters included are:
Cookies and Bars
Cakes and Cupcakes
Pie and Tarts
Custards and Souffles
It concludes with Basic Recipes and Tips and Tricks.
Gorgeous baking cookbook! One you will definitely want to add to your cookbook library.
Pros: Easy to Use, Design