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Absolutely chocolate : irresistible excuses to indulge /

Absolutely chocolate : irresistible excuses to indulge /
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If chocolate is something you're passionate about, here's a tantalizing new book of recipes that's absolutely irresistible.

Absolutely Chocolate features 125 delicious creations -- candy, cookies, truffles, brownies, muffins, tarts, layer cakes, even hot cocoa -- all served up (more)

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Control No. 662925
LCCN 2009016383
ISBN 9781600851339
ISBN 1600851339
Title Absolutely chocolate : -- irresistible excuses to indulge / -- from the editors of Fine cooking ; photographs by Anna Williams.
Publisher Information Newtown, CT : -- Taunton Press, -- c2009.
Physical Description 298 p. : -- ill. (some col.) ; -- 27 cm.
Series Title Ask Alison recommended
General Note Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note For the love of chocolate -- Cookies -- Brownies & bars -- Cakes -- Pies & tarts -- Puddings, mousses & souffl├ęs -- Fun & fancy desserts -- Ice creams & frozen desserts -- Breads -- Candies & confections -- Sauces & drinks -- Equivalency charts -- Contributors.
Subject Cooking Chocolate
Subject Chocolate desserts
Subject Chocolate
Uniform Title Fine cooking.
Electronic Location Contributor biographical information -- http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1004/2009016383-b.html
Electronic Location Sample text -- http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1004/2009016383-s.html
Electronic Location Table of contents only -- http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1004/2009016383-t.html




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Annotation 1

If chocolate is something you're passionate about, here's a tantalizing new book of recipes that's absolutely irresistible.

Absolutely Chocolate features 125 delicious creations -- candy, cookies, truffles, brownies, muffins, tarts, layer cakes, even hot cocoa -- all served up by the editors of Fine Cooking magazine.

In today's sophisticated chocolate culture, there's much more to making luscious recipes than choosing between semi-sweet and milk chocolate.

And when you're ready to whip up some dark, decadent desserts, Absolutely Chocolate offers all the sweet details you need to make each one a success.

You'll learn about every type of chocolate, its geographic origins, and the unique qualities that make it perfect for each use.

Every recipe features valuable tips on selecting and buying just the right chocolates, step-by-step instructions, and expert advice from America's most respected chocoholics.

Here's just a taste of what you'll find.

  • Triple-tested recipes that work for all skill levels
  • Insights and advice from America's foremost culinary experts
  • Friendly, hands-on instructions
  • Colorful photos as luscious as the recipes

The next time you're overtaken with desire for the sweet flavor of chocolate, you'll be glad to have this delicious collection of recipes close at hand.

Annotation 2

For years, most cooks only worried about choosing between semi-sweet and milk chocolate when whipping up chocolate creations. These days, however, it's vital to know the origins, varieties, and unique characteristics of chocolates available. The experts at Fine Cooking magazine have taken the guesswork out of making more than 125 scrumptious sensations from layer cakes, tarts, and pies to muffins, cookies, and brownies to candies, sauces, and hot cocoa. Each recipe features must-know tips on choosing and buying just the right chocolate; step-by-step, cant-fail instructions; and authoritative advice from America's most respected experts. In other words, Absolutely Chocolate is absolutely fabulous!

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LJ Reviews 2009 September #2

From the simple to the elegant, the editors of Fine Cooking have all your chocolate cravings covered. After an introductory section that includes a chocolate primer tracing the journey from bean to bar and tips on storage, the 125-plus recipes cover cookies, brownies, cakes, pies and tarts, puddings and mousses, and other delectable treats. Recipes are clear and filled with enough basic tips to make novice cooks feel like pros. Equivalency charts are also included.

[Page 74]. Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.

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 author biography


Filled with pages of inspiration and information for cooks of all skill levels, Fine Cooking magazine features hands-on, how-to advice and recipes from America’s culinary experts. Visit Fine Cooking’s Web site www.finecooking.com

 



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