The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of DessertsBook - 1991
No one can resist a scrumptious dessert at the end of a meal. Imagine saying no to double-chocolate mousse cake, fresh cherry tarts, or a rich, smooth creme caramel! The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Desserts reveals, in the clearly written & lavishly illustrated style Good Housekeeping has become famous for, how to master the art of dessert making. Though the recipes may look complicated, they're really a breeze to make, so you can delight family & friends with everything from souffles to cobblers, pies, & tortes; from cookies & cakes to ice cream desserts & fruit drinks. Here are more than 200 irresistible recipes, some of which are old favorites & some fresh new ideas, all the very best from the Good Housekeeping kitchens. Each is complete with step-by-step photographs to guide you through every aspect of a recipe, as well as a mouth-watering full-color photo of the finished dish so you know what you're aiming for. Special feature pages round out this "course" in dessert making. You'll find easy-to-follow information & basic instructions for icings, fillings, sweet sauces, & meringues; pastry, piping, & decorating techniques; crusts & fruit containers. Hints & tips for every stage of making & assembling a dessert are included -- freezing, storing, & thawing along with wonderful suggestions for garnishing, decorating, & serving each dish. An extensive glossary of terms makes dessert making even easier, & each recipe has been tested & retested in Good Housekeeping's legendary kitchens for perfect taste & ease of preparation. The next time someone asks, "What's for dessert?" you'll have the perfect answer at your fingertips.
Publisher: New York : Hearst Books, c1991.
Branch Call Number: 641.5 Goo
Characteristics: 319 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.