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Breaking Bread: Step By Step to Perfect Muffins, Biscuits, And Loaves

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286 pages2 hours

Summary

Breaking Bread: Step by Step to Perfect Muffins, Biscuits, and Loaves is a full-color cookbook featuring more than 80 delicious and easy-to-make recipes by Norma Borelli, veteran baker and author of Bake Yourself Happy: Cookie Recipes for Beating the Blues.

The first chapter is a perfect crash course for baking novices, although experienced bakers might learn a few things too. It includes an explanation of ingredients and how to properly store them, what equipment is needed, proper baking techniques, and much more. Do you know the difference between a sifter and a sieve? Borelli has the answers and she shares them with you here.

The recipes in this book for muffins, biscuits, scones, quick breads, and yeast breads will suit bakers with a wide range of interests and baking experience. Recipe instructions are clear and complete, with details for yield, preparation time, and baking time, along with useful tips.

Anyone who loves bread is sure to find surprises in this cookbook, from fun classics like Giant Chewy Pretzels to reinventions of classics, like Ghoul-Busting Garlic Focaccia. There are also clever recipes for using leftover bread, such as savory Italian Croutons and Crispy Cinnamon Sticks.

Interested in an easy-to-make quick bread hot out of the oven? How about Cinnamon-Pecan Coffee Cake or Banana-Peanut Butter Bread? Not in the mood for something sweet? Whole-Wheat Cardamom-Nut Bread fits the bill for an easy-to-make tasty loaf to spread with melting butter.

Muffins are a hit for a nutritious snack or breakfast, and here you'll find recipes for new takes on these delectable delights. Start the day with fresh-made Bacon and Cheddar Muffins. Titillate your taste buds with Pineapple-Ginger Muffins.

Breaking Bread is a book to refer to over and over again for special treats you can become known for. It will satisfy and also leave your family and friends wanting more.

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