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1,000 Ideas for Decorating Cupcakes, Cookies and cakes

1,000 Ideas for Decorating Cupcakes, Cookies and cakes

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1,000 Ideas for Decorating Cupcakes, Cookies & Cakes features a vast collection of decorated dessert inspiration, with page after page of gorgeous photos. This book is a feast for the eyes and the imagination that will never leave you stuck for an idea.

Get your creative juices flowing and see how bakers and decorators around the world have creatively used fondant, buttercream, gum paste, sugar paste, royal icing, and piping and molded designs to create cookies, cupcakes, and cakes that are true works of art. See elegant cupcakes decorated with pearls and piping, colorful hand-painted cookies, tiered cakes with dimensional flowers, and much more.

Discover unique cupcake decorations that use royal icing, edible markers, and fondant; wedding cakes adorned with gum paste accents and debossed designs; vibrant Christmas cookies; whimsical children's birthday cakes; specialty Easter cakes, and much more. Get great year-round ideas for dessert presentations and gift giving. Recipes for several types of frosting are included in the book, and an image directory identifies key materials and techniques for each photo.

Among the amazing featured creations are:

  • Cupcakes topped with sweet fondant flowers
  • Fanciful characters and animals made from fondant and gum paste
  • Cookies decorated with imaginative royal icing designs
  • Lush buttercream roses atop cakes and cupcakes
  • Hand-painted fondant accents
  • Delicate chocolate motifs
  • Cakes enrobed in decadent ganache
  • Simple buttercream designs that dazzle
  • This is the one book you'll turn to again and again for the best cupcake, cookie, and cake design ideas. Start exploring this delicious world today!

    These visual catalogs are both a practical, inspirational handbook and a coffee-table conversation piece. Like all of the books in our 1,000 series, these are not instructional books; rather, they are a visual showcase designed to provide endless inspiration.

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    12 Seasons Cookbook (USED)

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    Award-winning cookbook author and world-class chef Alfred Portale guides the reader through a year of recipes for the best ingredients and the most satisfying meals to suit the ever-changing seasons and the rhythms of life. 100 full-color photos throughout.
    30 Minute Italian: 50 of the Finest Simple-But-Succulent Recipes (USED)

    30 Minute Italian: 50 of the Finest Simple-But-Succulent Recipes (USED)

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    30 Minute Thai (USED)

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    365 All- American Favorites (USED)

    365 All- American Favorites (USED)

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    Life in the fast lane is tiring. When people pull to the side of the road they want homey foods that nurture both soul and body. That's what "365 All-American Favorites" provides: the comforting eats Morn made when the weather was bad or the chips were down. Here. in this irresistibly charming cookbook, are the timeless, traditional recipes for such yummy tummy treats as Macaroni and Cheese, Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Soup, Chocolate Chip Cookies, S'mores-even Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches.

    When loyal readers of the 365 Ways series were asked what they would like to see added to the list, comfort foods and American favorites were among their top picks. Reader requests and HarperCollins's ongoing commitment to the success of this remarkable cookbook line make "365 All-American Favorites" a sure fire winner.

    SARAH REYNOLDS is a recipe developer and food stylist who works frequently with "McCall's, Redbook, Family Circle, Woman's Day, " and "Good Housekeeping" magazines. She lives in Stamford, CT.

    365 Great Cakes and Pies (USED)

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    Using the same poular design and functional format as the other books in the 365 Ways . . . series, cooking writer Carol Prager provides cooks with 365 recipes for delectable cakes and pies--whether they're baking for a celebration or for everyday treats.
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    365 Ways to Cook Pasta (USED)

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    Hot on the heels of the highly successful 365 Ways to Cook Chicken comes the second book in the series: a pasta dish for every day in the year. Features a washable cover. Illustrated.
    500 Paleo Recipes (USED)

    500 Paleo Recipes (USED)

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    At last, here is a comprehensive cookbook to the hottest eating plan around! The Paleo diet--known in some circles as the "Caveman Diet"--is an eating plan based on evolutionary biology and backed up by medical research. Unlike other diets which can incorporate fake, processed foods and artificial sweeteners, the Paleo diet is based on what our ancestors ate: meats and fish, nuts and seeds, and naturally grown fruits and vegetables. Low-carb queen and bestselling author Dana Carpender shows how to stay the Paleo diet course deliciously with 500 easy-to-prepare recipes for everything Paleo from appetizers, to main dishes, to desserts.

    A Bite of Costa Rica (USED)

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    A History of Chowder: Four Centuries of a New England Meal (USED)

    A History of Chowder: Four Centuries of a New England Meal (USED)

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    New England's culinary history is marked by a varying array of chowders. Early forms were thick and layered, but the adaptability of this beloved recipe has allowed for a multitude of tasty preparations to emerge. Thick or thin, brimming with fish or clams or corn, chowder springs up throughout the region in as many distinctive varieties as there are ports of call yet always remains the quintessential expression of New England cuisine. Food writers and chowder connoisseurs Robert S. Cox and Jacob Walker dish out the history, flavors and significance of every New Englander's favorite comfort food.