Baking for All Occasions

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Baking for All Occasions

A Treasury of Recipes for Everyday Celebrations

By Flo Braker; Scott Peterson (Photographer); Chuck Williams (Foreword by)

Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811845472, 396pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2008


Baking expert Flo Braker rises to the occasion with more than 200 celebration-worthy recipes for baked goods. Whether it's an impressive Dark Chocolate Custard Tart to wish someone a happy birthday, a blue ribbon-worthy batch of Fresh Mint Brownies for the annual family reunion, or an Old World Braided Coffee Cake to impress the bridge club, each recipe is custom-crafted to commemorate life's special events. Lots of introductory information on techniques and ingredients ensure that each treat will be baked to perfection, making this a fabulous reference for any cookbook library. Baking for All Occasions makes each day something to celebrate.

About the Author
Flo Baker lives near San Franciso, California.

Peterson is currently the Middle East correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, and is based in Amman, Jordan. He covered Africa for The Daily Telegraph of London and his photography regularly appears in Time, Newsweek, Life, The New York Times Magazine, and Harper's.

A treasured American icon, Chuck Williams opened the first Williams-Sonoma store in the town of Sonoma in 1956, later moving it to San Francisco. His humble shop has now grown to more than 260 stores across the country. Under his watchful eye, more than 300 branded cookbooks have been published to date. America's best-loved brand of cookbooks have sold over 32 million copies.

Praise For Baking for All Occasions

"Every baker will be richly rewarded by this wonderful book." Chuck Williams, founder of Williams-Sonoma