Discover the delicious pleasures of making your own sweet and savory home-baked treats-from crave-worthy cookies and cupcakes to fresh-from-the-oven breads, muffins and pizzas. Designed especially for kitchen beginners, this user-friendly cookbook includes all the recipes, tips and techniques you'll need to master the art of baking-and have tons of fun along the way. As helpful as having your own personal baking teacher at your side, each chapter includes a lesson and step-by-step photo guide for learning to make a different type of baked good. Following each lesson, you'll find easy, irresistible recipes that use only simple ingredients and basic bakeware-so you're guaranteed success every time. Recipe highlights include dark chocolate brownies, red velvet cupcakes, lemon cream scones, peach cobbler, pumpkin pie, tomato-and-goat cheese muffins and chicken pot pie. 60 recipes; paperback; 144 pages.