Gifts From the Kitchen for Dummies

Gifts From the Kitchen for Dummies

Book - 2002
Rate this:
Whipping up delicious edible gifts for any occasion is a snap with this fun cookbook and packaging guide. From easy-to-follow recipes to creative presentation ideas, you'll find everything you need to make special, personal gifts that taste great and look terrific. Step-by-step, professional food presenter and recipe developer Andrea Swenson shows you how to whip up tasteful delights for every holiday and occasion, including: Scrumptious chocolate candies, cakes and sauces Delicious cookies of every description Savory sauces and condiments Dreamy cakes, pies breads, scones and pretzels Edible and non-edible wrappings for your food gifts

Each chapter of Gifts From the Kitchen For Dummies gives you everything you need to get through the 75 recipes featured-from the basics of kitchen craft to more complicated preparation techniques. Here's just a small sampling of the eye-popping, mouthwatering treats you'll learn to make:

Cranberry-walnut monkey bread, pineapple-ginger scones and prosciutto-fig quick bread and Pecan-cream pound cake and buttermilk-streusel coffee cake Chocolate truffles, piña colada candies and candy sushi Banana-mango chutney, grainy apricot mustard and scallion butter Almond and date mandlebrot, eggnog cookies, crispy cappuccino froths Strawberry-pineapple jam, sweet onion marmalade and pear-cranberry compote Almond paste "wrapping paper," chocolate nest, pastillage containers Barbecue almonds, red pepper humus, South-of-Somewhere Salsa Lemon-lime icebox pie, plum-almond tart, orange cannoli pie

Expressive your love and delight your friends and family with the tasty, attractive, homemade treats you'll find in Gifts From the Kitchen For Dummies .

Publisher: New York, NY : Wiley Pub., c2002
ISBN: 9780764554520
Characteristics: xx, 240 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at MARINet

To Top