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Title:
The daily cookie : 365 tempting treats for the sweetest year of your life
Author:
Ginsberg, Anna.
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Publication Information:
Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel Pub., [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
xvi, 431 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Collects a year's worth of cookie recipes with a range of chewy, crispy, brownie-style, no-bake, vegan, and gluten-free options and shares culinary anecdotes, baking trivia, and tribute options for historical and pop-culture anniversaries.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781449420703
Format :
Book

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365 recipes for cookies that celebrate historic and pop-culture events every day of the year, with anecdotes, trivia, and full-color photos of each cookie.

The Daily Cookie: 365 Tempting Treats for the Sweetest Year of Your Life is a veritable cookiepedia served up with lighthearted historical and celebratory anecdotes, quotes, and trivia designed to inspire the baker in you 365 days a year.

With The Daily Cookie , there's no need to wait for an occasion to bake a batch of cookies. Every day is cause to celebrate, whether it's Elvis's birthday (Peanut Browned Butter Banana-Bacon Cookies), Day of the Ninja (Chocolate "Ninjabread" Cookies), or Squirrel Appreciation Day (Caramel Nut Bars).

While the occasions are sometimes a little offbeat, the recipes are seriously good, with tried-and-true instructions and tips for getting the best results. Best of all, each of the 365 recipes features a full-color photograph of the finished cookie.

Whether you like chewy, crispy, chunky, bars, brownies, supereasy (some even no-bake), sweet, salty, savory, or even vegan and gluten-free options, there's something for everyone every day in The Daily Cookie .


Author Notes

Anna Ginsberg is a self-taught home cook and grand-prize winner of the 41st Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest and numerous other local and national cooking contests. She has appeared on the Today show and has cooked onstage with Oprah Winfrey. She details her cookie-baking adventures in her Cookie Madness blog, cookiemadness.net. You can also find Anna on Twitter @Cookie_Madness.


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Library Journal Review

Blogger (cookiemadness.net) and Pillsbury Bake-Off grand prize-winner Ginsberg's debut includes cookies, brownies, and bars for celebrating both major holidays and lesser-known events (e.g., Launch of Peanuts Comic Strip, DNA Fingerprinting Discovered). Using categorical indexes (e.g., Bake Sale Favorites, Makes a Great Gift), readers can easily browse recipes by type, pan size, or batch size. The cookies, all photographed in Ginsberg's kitchen, cover a wide range of cultures, regions, and flavors. VERDICT Avid home bakers looking for any occasion to whip up a batch of cookies need look no further. (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.