Cathy, had to tell you how much I love my Home Mat. Just completed a 22 cake order using Satin Ice fondant and The Mat. Could not have done what I did without this great product. Was able to knead, roll and cover a 6" 2 layer cake in less than 5 minutes..a new record for me. I have all 3 sizes of The Mat and use them constantly. Thanks for a great product..and super video
Witty, one-of-a-kind imaginative cupcake designs using candies from the local convenience store. America's favorite food photography team, responsible for the covers of America's top magazines, shows how to create funny, scary, and sophisticated masterpieces, using a zipper lock bag and common candies and snack items. With these easy-to-follow techniques, even the most kitchen-challenged cooks can raise a big-top circus cupcake tier for a kid's birthday plant candy vegetables on Oreo earth cupcakes for a garden party trot out a line of confectionery "pupcakes" for a dog fancier serve sausage and pepperoni pizza cupcakes...
The endlessly imaginative duo who turned cupcaking into a national pastime is back, with utterly new, eye-popping creations anyone can make. Create a racecar cupcake, a robot cupcake, or ravishing jewelry cupcakes for a birthday party. Surprise the family with Chinese takeout dinner cupcakes on April Fool's, or serve up a goofy chocolate moose. Captivate mom with a bouquet of long-stemmed-rose cupcakes, and build sand castle cupcakes with the kids. All you need are candies from the corner store and cake mix and canned frosting.
By Andrew Garrison Shotts. Insider tips for making designer-quality chocolates at home. More than 40 recipes for chocolates, truffles and confections are created using exotic and unique ingredients such as spices, herbs and more. Includes techniques and tips from a professional chocolatier. 176 pages, full color.
Over 80 recipes for those on a gluten-free or wheat-free diet. Treats for every occasion, including muffins, desserts, breads and more. Also includes a section just for kids in the kitchen! 144 pages, full color.
Author Toba Garrett. This book is an invaluable and beautifully illustrated hands-on guide for mastering every step of the planning and execution of picture-perfect wedding cakes-from the initial consulation to the gorgeous finished product. 280 pages, full color.
This book is the perfect guide for creating your own elegant, designer-quality confections that will impress friends and family. With vivid color photographs, helpful advice from an expert baker, and an extensive how-to section, this book has all the information you need to make professional-quality cakes and cookies in your own home. 144 pages, full color.
Authors Geraldine Kidwell and Barbara Green. The wonderful world of sugar art and cake decorating come together in this new how-to book featuring decorative panorama eggs and sugar moldings. Whether you're a homemaker who enjoys adding that extra touch or a professional decorator, you'll marvel at the ways to add a seasonal touch to your creations. 128 pages, full color.
The future trend in cake design. Elegant and easy to follow cakes inspired by the beauty of jewelries and fashion. Tons of tips and instructions never published before. Wonderful detailed photographs of each cake showing all the minute details that will inspire the novice and professional cake decorators alike. 131 pages, full color.
By Kaye Hansen & Liv Hansen. Fun to make cakes that taste as good as they look. Includes step-bystep photos of techniques used to make the unique cakes as well as expert tips on all facets of cake decorating. 160 pages, full color.
Fun and creative designs for cakes, cup cakes, and cookies fill this book. Includes a section of recipes and basic techniques with step-by-step photos. Perfect for the beginner and experienced decorator alike. 144 pages, full color.
Create vibrant and colorful cakes with this instructional book. Starting with three basic cake recipes along with buttercream, royal icing, and fondant, a variety of unique cake designs can be made. 112 pages, full color.
Beginning with more than 20 basic recipes and the basics about equipment, create 24 amazing cakes, cookies, and cupcakes that are perfect for kids. Covering a large range of themes and ages. Great for any level of decorator. 224 pages, full color.
This extraordinary success-story-told by the hero himself-of a young French pastry chef who climbed his way to the top, embodies the great American dream. After working at the Savoy in London, the George V in Paris, the Princess in Bermuda, and the Homestead in Virginia, Roland Mesnier took on the job of a lifetime as pastry chef to the White House. He provides behind-the-scenes insight into the characters, tastes, and obsessions of the five presidents and first ladies he served during his 25 years in Washington. Having witnessed major world events from the hub of the world's superpower, Mesnier has unique perspective on both crises and celebrations. He recounts stories such as Carter's incessant battle for the return of American hostages in Tehran, the aftermath of the attempt to assassinate Reagan, Bush senior's doubts after the war in Kuwait, and the shock of September 11. He uncovers intimate details such as Mrs. Reagan's bad moods and Prince Charles's embarrassment at not knowing how to use a tea bag. Fiercely loyal to each of the first families, Mesnier's bipartisan message is positive and inspirational. Twelve easy-to-follow recipes include the favorite desserts of presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush.
In his twenty-five years as Executive White House Pastry Chef, Roland Mesnier prided himself on creating a unique dessert for every special occasion, from elaborate State Dinners and formal receptions to smaller family gatherings and birthday celebrations.
Truly a masterpiece dessert reference guide! Roland Mesnier was the White House Pastry Chef for more than 25 years. Now, using this book, anyone can create and enjoy the deserts of kings and queens. Another one of Kathy Wise Gentry's (Sweet Wise Founder) favorites!
New York's famed cake designer is sharing her secerts for creating distinctive confections for every occasion. Projects for every skill level! Includes recipes and instructions for cookies, cupcakes, mini cakes, and larger cakes-each a work of art. 224 pages, full color. Another one of Kathy Wise Gentry's (Sweet Wise Founder) favorites!