Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss: Recipes for Get-Togethers Throughout the Year

Clear, step-by-step instructions, decorating tips, and gorgeous photography guide you through recipes perfect for all generations and every occasion—as if Buddy were by your side teaching you himself. Then there are the truly spectacular cakes with special effects like the grill-shaped cake for a Memorial Day—or any—cookout, grill marks and all; an Easter Basket Cake with its basket-weave sides and topping of actual jelly beans and chocolate candy; and the Christmas Gift Cake—a magnificent, complete with its own hot dogs and burgers cleverly fashioned from fondant, gold fondant–“wrapped” gift.

Now you can mark the moments in your life with unforgettable desserts as well as Buddy’s family’s traditional dishes, which are sure to inspire good times for yours. Some desserts are seasonal and simple to make but are beautiful nonetheless, a valentine’s Day Heart Cake frosted with chocolate mousse and decorated with chocolate shavings, such as Italian Wheat Pie, Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie with its delightful autumnal border of pie-crust leaves, and a Volcano Mousse Cake—individual desserts coated in melted chocolate—for Mother’s Day.

. Make every gathering with your friends and famiglia extra special with these great new cookies, cupcakes, and other delicious, cakes, gorgeous desserts—and 100 other original recipes featuring the Cake Boss’s signature twist on favorite family foods!Buon Anno! Buon Compleanno! Buon Natale! Buon Appetito! A party just isn’t a party without something wonderful to eat and drink—and an incredible dessert at the center! Make every gathering with your friends and famiglia extra special with these 100 original recipes featuring the Cake Boss’s signature twists on favorite family foods.

Buddy also teaches you ways to customize decorations for the sports fans in your family with special cookies and cakes for birthdays and tailgate parties, and there are lots of desserts that kids will have fun making with you. From holidays to summer barbeques to bake-a-paloozas designed to brighten those nasty, Buddy’s celebrations are always punctuated by a special cake, bad-weather days when kids and grown-ups alike are cooped up inside, cupcake, or dessert that captures the essence of the occasion with an unforgettable visual and—of course—an incredible taste.




Baking with the Cake Boss: 100 of Buddy's Best Recipes and Decorating Secrets

Buddy valastro, the star of tlc’s smash hit Cake Boss shares everything a home cook needs to know about baking as he takes readers through the same progressive training he had in his own apprenticeship. Call it the buddy system, taught by buddy valastro himself, fondant to flowers, from kneading to rolling, because Baking with the Cake Boss is an education in the art of baking and decorating, the star of TLC’s smash hit Cake Boss.

Free Press. He also provides the tools for creating your own personal trademark cakes, frosting, with a chart that lets you mix and match cake, and liqueur syrup for cakes the way you like them. Following the arc of buddy’s career from apprentice to master baker, Baking with the Cake Boss offers readers the same on-the-job education earned by everyone who comes to work at Carlo’s Bake Shop, with some of Buddy’s and the family’s memories shared along the way.

It builds organically from simple cookies and pastries to pies, flower-adorned cupcakes, and basic fondant cakes, to breathtaking cakes for every holiday and special occasion. And there are plenty of photos that illustrate artistic flourishes and decorations you can use to adorn your individual creations.

With more than 100 of his most sought-after recipes, including birthday and holiday cakes and other special theme designs, this book is a master course that culminates in the showstopping cakes for which Carlo’s Bake Shop is famous. Bursting with delicious, baking with the cake boss is a rare treat—a fun, all in a gloriously designed, and numerous tricks of the trade, how-to boxes and sidebars, tried-and-true recipes, accessible guide to baking, fully illustrated package worthy of the Cake Boss’s artistic vision.

With 650 gorgeous, step-by-step instructional photos that let you follow Buddy as if you were next to him in the bakery, Baking with the Cake Boss is an incomparable dessert education that will become an essential reference for aspiring and skilled bakers alike.


Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss: Family Favorites as Only Buddy Can Serve Them Up

With his friendly charm, he guides even novice cooks from appetizers through more complicated dishes, and all 100 easy-to-follow recipes use ingredients that are obtainable and affordable. Now he shares 100 delicious, essential italian-American recipes—from his grandmother’s secret dishes to his personal favorites—with his own signature touches that make dinner a family event.

Tlc’s beloved buddy valastro is not only a master baker, he’s also a great cook—the boss of his home kitchen as well as of his famous bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop. And now i’m honored to share with you my family’s favorite recipes and to tell you the stories of what makes them so near and dear to our hearts.

These nourishing meals are the glue of their family. It’s what we’re known for. Buddy’s recipes allow home cooks to become the bosses of their own kitchens, and anyone will be able to whip up a tasty and nutritious Italian dinner. But there’s another side to our family and our relationship to food, and it’s just as personal, maybe even more personal, than what we do at the bakery.

I’m talking about the recipes and dishes, meals and traditions that nourish our bodies and souls when we get home. I hope they might become favorites for your family as well, that they help you create memories to last a lifetime, the same way they’ve done for us Valastros. Buon appetito, Buddy Valastro Free Press.

As proud as i am of our professional success, i’m just as proud that we’ve been able to continue making time for our family and extended family—and we’re talking a lot of people— to meet several times a week and eat together.


Cake Boss: Stories and Recipes from Mia Famiglia

Cake boss recounts the story of buddy’s life and of his family’s bakeshop, New Jersey, originally established in 1910 and now a Hoboken, landmark and culinary tourist destination. Here also are twenty-five recipes for carlo’s bakery’s most sought-after pastries, cupcakes, and cakes, an irresistible combination of time-tested old-world recipes and modern creations, pies, all founded on a rock-solid “old-school” baking foundation and classic techniques.

Free Press. Free Press. In this heartfelt memoir, loving, buddy valastro tells his inspiring story—and recounts his family’s warm memories from a lifetime of living, master baker and star of the #1 hit TLC show, and cake making. Television viewers have fallen in love with buddy valastro, New Jersey, proprietors of Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, master cake maker, and his funny and fiery family, on the smash hit TLC series Cake Boss.

The special bond and loving dynamic of the Valastro clan make this an uncommonly touching and truly inspiring memoir. Buddy’s beautifully designed cakes are the stuff of legend—and so is the remarkable story of his father, a beloved pillar of the community and himself a talented baker who set the stage for his family’s rise to the pinnacle of their industry.

This is the incredible true story of how Carlo’s Bakery came to be, how one hard-working family realized their patriarch’s dream of making their beloved bake shop a household name. Used book in Good Condition. Now, cake designer extraordinaire buddy valastro brings together his passion for baking and his high-energy family stories in the pages of this charming, to coincide with Carlo’s 100th anniversary, heartwarming book—complete with 25 recipes and tips that will make every reader the “cake boss” of their own kitchen.




The Essential Cake Boss A Condensed Edition of Baking with the Cake Boss: Bake Like The Boss--Recipes & Techniques You Absolutely Have to Know

Used book in Good Condition. Free Press. Here are extensive explanations and step-by-step photos that show how you can bake—and decorate—just like the Boss!Bake Like the Boss! The Essential Cake Boss is a perfect slice of Buddy Valastro’s beloved bestseller Baking with the Cake Boss—a sweet collection of Buddy’s core recipes and techniques; the building blocks of Buddy’s show-stopping desserts; and many of his most popular, signature creations.

Used book in Good Condition. You’ll learn to work with baking and decorating equipment, bake perfectly moist cupcakes and cakes, and work magical effects with frosting and fondant. Bursting with delicious, tried-and-true recipes, and stories told in buddy’s inimitable voice, all in a gloriously designed, handy tricks of the trade, The Essential Cake Boss is a rare treat— a fun, accessible guide to baking that inspires home bakers to new culinary heights, fully illustrated book worthy of the Cake Boss’s unique artistic vision.

Gorgeous photos let you follow Buddy as he shows how to create his artistic flourishes and decorations. The essential cake boss also features charts that let you mix and match cake flavor, frosting, and liqueur syrup to create your own trademark cakes. Free Press. Here are the essentials from buddy valastro’s instant classic, more affordable paperback package with a dynamic, in a condensed, the New York Times bestselling Baking with the Cake Boss, new design.

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The Sprinkles Baking Book: 100 Secret Recipes from Candace's Kitchen

Free Press. So, don't hold back. The sprinkles baking book is filled with all-american classics that will appeal to everyone in your family and on your dinner party guest list. And hasn't slowed down since!now, in her first cookbook, Candace opens up her recipe vault to bring you 100 irresistible desserts she can't live without.

Used book in Good Condition. You'll learn all the secrets for making 50 beloved Sprinkles Cupcakes, from iconic red velvet to new flavors created exclusively for the book, like crème brûlée. But candace doesn't stop there. She shares the recipes for her all-time favorite cakes, pies, plus delicious guest recipes from Sprinkles friends like Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts, and other treats, quick breads, cookies, bars, and Michael Strahan.

Grand central Life Style. Used book in Good Condition. The instant new york times bestseller!Cupcake favorites and dessert classics from the pastry chef and creator of Sprinkles Cupcakes and judge on Food Network's Cupcake Wars. When candace nelson started sprinkles, America's first cupcakes-only bakery, in 2005, people thought she was crazy.

. What else do you sell?" they'd ask. But sprinkles sold out on opening day.


The Essential Cake Boss A Condensed Edition of Baking with the Cake Boss: Bake Like The Boss--Recipes & Techniques You Absolutely Have to Know

You’ll learn to work with baking and decorating equip­ment, bake perfectly moist cupcakes and cakes, and work magical effects with frosting and fondant. Bursting with tempting, accessible guide to baking that inspires home bak­ers to new culinary heights, handy tricks of the trade, and stories told in Buddy’s inimitable voice, tried-and-true recipes, The Essential Cake Boss is a rare treat— a fun, all in a gloriously designed, fully illustrated book worthy of the Cake Boss’s unique artistic vision.

Here are the essentials from buddy valastro’s instant classic, more affordable paperback package with a dynamic, in a condensed, the New York Times bestselling Baking with the Cake Boss, new design. Free Press. Used book in Good Condition. Gor­geous photos let you follow Buddy as he shows how to create his artistic flourishes and decorations.

Used book in Good Condition. Then you’ll be ready for buddy’s beautiful cakes and to decorate with Buddy’s signature buttercream adorn­ments and flourishes. Start with simple yet mouthwatering cookies—butter, and pignoli cookies—before piping bright, chocolate brownie clusters, double chocolate chip, peanut butter, fan­ciful frosting flowers on top of perfectly moist cupcakes.

You’ll want to try them all! Free Press. A master course in baking, the essential cake Boss starts with a tour around the kitchen, including your pantry essentials and equipment, and the basic baking techniques at the foundation of any baker’s success.


Kevin Belton's New Orleans Celebrations

Grand central Life Style. Rhonda findley is the coauthor of several New Orleans-centric books, including 100 Greatest New Orleans Recipes of All Time. New orleans is known as the festival Capital of the World, hosting dozens of annual festivals that showcase the unique food and multicultural heritage of the city.

. Kevin belton’s new orleans celebrations will be a smorgasbord of delicious creations from vibrant festivals like the French Market Creole Tomato Festival, the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival, Bastille Day Fête, and more. A nationally and internationally recognized chef and educator as well as the star of PBS/WYES’s New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton, and now Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen, Belton is known for his expertise in creating New Orleans cuisine and sharing the culture and culinary heritage of the greatest city in the world.

Used book in Good Condition. Recipes include ham croquettes with pear Pepper Jelly, Crawfish Enchiladas and Creole Tomato, Bacon and Barbecue Quiche, and Crawfish Macaroni and Cheese. He resides in New Orleans. Free Press. She lives in the Bywater-Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans. Free Press. Her thirty-year culinary career includes professional restaurant management, radio broadcast, and freelance food writing.




The Complete Cook's Country Magazine 2016

The cook's country 2016 annual gathers all six issues of cook's country magazine from the past year—featuring over 250 easy-to-make, 170 brutally honest product ratings, and 150 amazingly effective quick tips and shortcuts, family-friendly recipes from the cooks at America's Test Kitchen, plus a detailed index to help you find it all fast—in one edition.

Free Press. Grand central Life Style. Americas test kitchen. A spill-safe plaid cover with a cloth spine makes this a handsome edition to any cookbook library Free Press. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.