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Description - Chocolate Desserts to Die for! by Bev Shaffer

Dark, white, bittersweet, milk, Dutch-process, unsweetenedchocolate in all its guises is celebrated in this delicious compilation of recipes by award-winning chef Bev Shaffer. She provides an exhaustive introduction to the basics of chocolate: how to recognize good chocolate, temper chocolate, melt chocolate (using several methods), and even chop chocolate. This cookbook provides a thorough explanation of the language of chocolate that will make even the novice a chocolate expert. Shaffers recipes run the gamut from the simplest of chocolate sauces to the most decadent of cheesecakes. Irresistible offerings include Heavenly Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows, Chocolate and More Chocolate Mini Cupcakes, and Chocolate Crumb-Crusted Chocolate-Caramel Cheesecake. Shaffer includes instructions on how to create a chocolate tasting and the essential tools for any chocolate chef. Much more than a cookbook, this volume will become an essential reference work for every chocoholic!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781455617005
ISBN-10: 1455617008
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Pelican Publishing Co
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bev Shaffer

Bev Shaffer is an author, food writer, and culinary instructor, as well as the director of Mustard Seed Market and Cafe Cooking Schools in Akron and Solon, Ohio. She is a columnist (Ask Bev) for the Cleveland Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine, and her weekly radio spot on Akron, Ohios WAKRs Morning Drive Time program features quick and easy seasonal recipes with tips. A member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Chefs Collaborative, and Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, Chef Shaffer is also a founding member of Les Dames dEscoffier, Cleveland-Northeastern Ohio Chapter. Her previous books with Pelican include Chocolate Desserts to Die For!, Cakes to Die For!, Cookies to Die For!, and Mustard Seed Market and Cafe Natural Foods Cookbook.

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Cookies to Die For! by Bev Shaffer
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Cakes to Die For! by Bev Shaffer
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Brownies To Die For! by Bev Shaffer
Hardback, March 2006