Chocolate Lover's Cookbook for Dummies

Chocolate Lover's Cookbook for Dummies

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Tips, techniques, and recipes for making super--tasty chocolate treats At last, the ultimate chocolate fix is here! This easy--to--follow guide helps chocolate lovers satisfy those chocolate cravings with decadent--but--doable recipes for cookies, cakes, candies, and more. It shows how to choose, bake with, and store all types of chocolate and chocolate products including what's available in supermarkets, specialty stores, and from catalogs. From quick--fix snacks to spectacular desserts, there's something for everyone in recipes like Fudge Brownies, Devil's Food Cake with Vanilla Buttercream, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, and Chocolate Souffle. With dazzling color photos that tempt the eyes and the appetite, this book is perfect for entertaining and gift giving as well as everyday indulging.
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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 187.96 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 566.99g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764554662
  • 9780764554667
  • 1,633,623

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Find foolproof tips and techniques for working with chocolate"Dessert-lovers rejoice! Another great chocolate book from the authority."
--Lora Brody, author of Basic BakingLooking for tempting but easy ways to indulge your passion for chocolate? In this book, you'll find everything you need to make delectable chocolate desserts that will wow everyone - including yourself! Fun recipes for goodies like cookies, cakes, brownies, ice cream, sauces, candies, and even a chocolate souffle give you dozens of ways to reach chocolate nirvana.
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Table of contents

Foreword. Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Taking Your First Steps toward Chocolate Nirvana. Chapter 2: Chocolate Paraphernalia. Chapter 3: Choosing Your Chocolate and Other Ingredients Wisely. Part II: Foolproof Methods. Chapter 4: Techniques for Great Chocolate Desserts Every Time. Chapter 5: Chocolate Care. Chapter 6: Dipping, Molding, and Decorating. Part III: Baked Chocolate Goodies. Chapter 7: Me Like Cookies: Satisfying the Cookie Monster in You. Chapter 8: Brownies You Can't Eat Just One Of. Chapter 9: Quick Breads, Muffins, and Scones. Chapter 10: Let Them Eat Chocolate Cake. Chapter 11: Pies and Tarts. Part IV: Chocolate Treats with Minimal Baking. Chapter 12: Mousses and Puddings. Chapter 13: Dandy Candies and Dipped Fruit. Chapter 14: Ice Cream and Sorbet. Chapter 15: Liquid Chocolate: Potions and Sauces. Part V: Chocolate Desserts to Dazzle and Impress Your Friends. Chapter 16: Desserts with a Difference. Chapter 17: Distinctive Chocolate Desserts. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Giving Away Your Chocolate. Chapter 19: Ten Sources for Ingredients and Equipment. Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide. Index.
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About Carole Bloom

Carole Bloom, Certified Culinary Professional (CCP), is a baking instructor and the author of All About Chocolate. She has written for Bon Appetit and Gourmet and has appeared on the Today Show, ABC News, and CNN.
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