Martha Stewart's Wedding Cakes: More Than 100 Inspiring Cakes--An Indispensable Guide for the Bride and the Baker
Martha Stewart's Wedding Cakes: More Than 100 Inspiring
Of all the decisions that go into planning a wedding, choosing the cake may be the sweetest. Much more than dessert, this beloved wedding symbol should be as special as the bride and groom themselves. Whether you imagine a majestic cake blooming with fresh flowers, a pristine fondant-covered masterpiece, or a homespun take on strawberry shortcake- or even if you don’t know where to begin- Martha Stewart’s Wedding Cakes will provide you with more than 100 delicious and inspiring ideas for timeless and beautiful confections that are perfect for every style of wedding.Not just visually inspiring, these pages are filled with information you won’t find anywhere else. Martha Stewart and Wendy Kromer, the master baker and decorator who has been creating cakes for Martha Stewart Weddings for more than a decade, guide you through everything you need to consider when selecting a cake- and even how to bake and decorate one yourself. Novice and experienced bakers alike will find recipes and insiders’ techniques to create truly memorable wedding cakes.You will learn:Where to begin- how to decide what style and flavors are right for you, taking into account the season, location, and theme of the eventButtercream or fondant? Ganache or meringue? Useful charts explain the delicious mater...
- Color: Martha Stewart's Wedding Cakes
- Brand: Random House
- ASIN: 0307394530
- UPC: 999993634241
Martha Stewart Weddings: Ideas and Inspiration
Martha Stewart Weddings: Ideas and
With rich photography, expert voice, and taste-making style, Martha Stewart Weddings—a brand-new volume, the first in nearly two decades—is at once a guide to and inspiration for planning a wedding. Since the debut of Martha Stewart Weddings in 1995, it has been the premier resource for couples looking to plan and personalize their big day. To coincide with the brand’s 20th anniversary, the magazine’s team of experts has compiled a comprehensive guide to their distinctive way of creating a customized celebration. It’s packed with the original ideas, real-wedding photographs, and tried-and-true advice for which the brand has become known. From the engagement to the day itself, every detail is covered. Readers will learn what goes into making a “Martha” wedding, which includes dreaming up a cohesive theme and color palette, as well as finding a dress and suit, registering for gifts, enjoying showers and bachelor(ette) parties, hiring vendors, choosing the flowers and cake, and orchestrating a sweet send-off for the evening. With 300 full-color photographs, Martha Stewart Weddings will be the most gorgeous and practical wedding book on the market and a keepsake for every bride.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 030795465X
Martha Stewart's Newlywed Kitchen: Recipes for Weeknight Dinners and Easy, Casual Gatherings
Martha Stewart's Newlywed Kitchen: Recipes for Weeknight Dinners
Cozy up at home with more than 100 recipes to cook for each other and for friends. The team at Martha Stewart Living has created the ultimate cookbook for the modern couple. Discover how to make your kitchen function well as the two of you whip up the meals you love—quick weeknight dinners, casual brunches, and parties big and small.
- ASIN: 0307954382
The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook: More Than 1,000 Cakes, Centerpieces, Bouquets, Dresses, Decorations, and Ideas for the Perfect Day
The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook: More Than 1,000
You want a wedding that will wow your guests, but where do you begin? Carley Roney, founder of the world’s most popular wedding destination, TheKnot.com, has compiled The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook to make the entire wedding-planning experience enjoyable. More than 1,000 gorgeous color photographs give couples endless inspiration for their wedding day, and useful tips, time lines, and lists help the lovebirds flawlessly pull off every detail. Each chapter is bursting with creative and classic ideas to make the day as meaningful as it is beautiful: Stationery: Save-the-date cards do double duty when printed on coasters or delicate handkerchiefs.Ceremonies: An auspicious bird’s nest adds a beautiful and rustic touch for carrying rings at a farm wedding.Dressing Up: A retro bride goes glam with a feathered veil and pearl button–accented gloves. A casual groom and his mates add a personality pop with chocolate-brown Keds to match their wedding chinos.Cocktail Hour: For a low-key affair, mini grilled cheeses dipped in shot glasses of tomato soup satisfy.Centerpieces: Fruit slices suspended in crystal vases overflowing with Crayola-bright poppies and orchids offer a cheery setting.Cakes: White lace frosting details that match the bride’s dress and the couple’s mo...
- ASIN: 0307462900
Fun Figures: cute character cake toppers for all occasions
Fun Figures: cute character cake toppers for all
This gorgeous book guides you through Lorraine McKays distinctive sugar art style, showing you how to create cute, characterful sugar figures for 10 special occasion cakes, from weddings and graduations to baby showers and birthdays. The book begins with a comprehensive introduction, covering all the basic techniques you need, from mixing skin tones and making eyes, arms, teeth and hair, to supporting your finished figures. The book then guides you step by step through 10 inspiring projects, each finishing with a gallery of close-up shots to show you exactly what you are trying to achieve. The book is packed with Lorraines tips for success and will help you to create cute and accomplished-looking sugar figures with ease.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 1782210326
- UPC: 693508009677
Vintage Cake Decorations Made Easy
Vintage Cake Decorations Made
A vintage look is a classic look, and one you can achieve with ease for your own cakes and cookies using Christina Ludlam's exquisite book. Vintage Cake Decorations Made Easy is a sumptuous and accessible guide to creating sugarpaste masterpieces using modern tips, tricks and techniques that are available to everyone - from professional cake decorators to home bakers. Christina's book is filled to the brim with clear, step-by-step instructions, mouth-watering projects and gorgeous photography, and in it she reveals her secrets to help you create stunning vintage-style cakes that are bound to impress.The book begins with guidance on how to cover your cakes, colour mixing and essential techniques such as using mould and mats, then leads you through nine stunning and stylish cake-decorating projects that look almost too beautiful to eat! From vintage-style cupcakes to a magnificent wedding cake, you will not believe how easy it is to create a sugarpaste masterpiece.
- ASIN: B07BBSXSRL
Great British Bake Off: Christmas (The Great British Bake Off)
Great British Bake Off: Christmas (The Great British
Christmas is a time of friends and family. Of anticipation and excitement. Of good times—and, of course, great food. This book celebrates everything surrounding Christmas with 100 delicious bakes for the festive season, as well as dishes for the big day itself. Whip up tempting Christmas nibbles like Mini Potato Farls with Smoked Salmon, or Parmesan Palmiers, perfect for a party. Spice up your home—and get the kids involved, too—with Gingerbread Tree Ornaments and a Cinnamon Christmas Wreath. And, of course, there are plenty of delicious ideas for what to do with all those leftovers. Each chapter also includes spectacular recipes from Bake Off finalists, and Mary and Paul reveal the secrets to those classic Christmas dishes—whether it's Paul's perfect mince pies or Mary's ultimate Christmas pudding. Packed with everything from edible decorations and delicious gifts to party dishes and showstopping centerpieces, this book is the perfect Christmas companion.
- Brand: BBC Books
- ASIN: 1849906963
Pretty Party Cakes: Sweet and Stylish Cakes and Cookies for All Occasions
Pretty Party Cakes: Sweet and Stylish Cakes and
A romantic Three-Column Wedding Cake adorned with fresh roses; eye-catching Kalei-doscope Cakes iced in geometric designs; glittering Bollywood-inspired lollipop cookies—you don’t have to go to a high-end bakery to be able to serve these beautiful desserts at your next party. Master cake decorator Peggy Porschen shares her designs for the gorgeous cookies, cupcakes, and cakes that have graced some of the world’s most discriminating tables—and they’re as easy to create as they are spectacular. Written for everyone from beginning bakers to seasoned pros, each design in Pretty Party Cakes is broken down into basic steps that turn even complicated cake sculptures into rewarding, accessible creations.Pretty Party Cakes is brimming with dozens of innovative designs that are all based on fundamental recipes provided in Porschen’s introduction to the basics. This section also covers the equipment and techniques needed to make her luscious creations. Once you’ve mastered the key skills, you can confidently move to chapters on cookies, cupcakes, miniature cakes, and large cakes. Designs range from sparkling heart cakes and butterfly-topped pastel cupcakes to enchanting, edible Treasure Boxes that can be used to present gifts. Ambitious bakers can create stunning desserts such...
- ASIN: 0307337073
Modern Cake Decorator: Airbrushing on Cakes
Modern Cake Decorator: Airbrushing on
Sugarcraft specialist Cassie Brown shows you how to use your airbrush to decorate showstopping cakes. Containing full instructions on the tools, materials and techniques you need to produce your own sumptuous works of cake craft, you will be inspired by the range of results you can use any airbrush to achieve. Instructions for ten cakes, suitable for all skill levels, are illustrated by clear step-by-step pictures showing just how Cassie achieves her results. From fun space cakes for children's parties to a breathtaking wedding cake decorated with delicate sugarcraft flowers, this book will unlock your baking and decorating potential.
- ASIN: 1782211225
The Kew Book of Sugar Flowers
The Kew Book of Sugar
A beautiful, clear and concise guide to crafting realistic flowers and leaves in flower paste (gum paste).In the Kew Book of Sugar Flowers, sugarcraft specialist Cassie Brown teaches you how to craft stunning, authentic-looking flowers and foliage using flower paste (gum paste). Learn how to create beautiful bouquets and stunning sprays, from the early stages of germinating your ideas - taking inspiration from nature and making moulds from real flowers and leaves - to creating floral cake decorations with an exotic or wild flower theme for a special occasion. Through clear and concise step-by-step instructions, Cassie explains every facet of crafting sugar flowers, from gaining an appreciation of the flower itself, to preparing the flower paste and colouring it to wiring the flowers into an attractive and realistic bouquet. There is a veritable garden of delights to choose from, from ornate orchids to delicate daisies. The method for crafting each individual flower is demonstrated in stunning detail beginning with an 'exploded flower' photograph that illustrates each of the individual components and working through the techniques and tricks that Cassie herself applies to create her stunning floral displays. The Kew Book of Sugar Flowers is the perfect book for the established su...
- ASIN: 1782214968
Procrastibaking: 100 Recipes for Getting Nothing Done in the Most Delicious Way Possible
Procrastibaking: 100 Recipes for Getting Nothing Done in
Master the art of “doing nothing” in the most delicious way possible with this enticing collection of 100 recipes that are ideal for avoiding laundry, emails, cleaning the house, and well, everything else that wants your attention. Sometimes you need to take a mini vacation from the demands of daily life, and the kitchen is the best space for it. How can you return those emails when there’s dough on your hands? It would be counterproductive to handle clean laundry after dipping chocolates all afternoon, right? It’s no coincidence that apple season coincides with tax time (for us extension filers, of course)—the universe is sending you a very clear message. Pastry chef and beloved blogger Erin Gardner provides the ultimate guide to procrastibaking with pride and purpose in this inspired collection of 100 recipes, from easy one-hour projects to weekend affairs. From Case-Of-The-Mondays Morning Treats, to Late-For-Everything Loaf Cakes and Fear-Of-Success Snack Cakes, this book has a chapter for every procrastibaking need, and recipes to satisfy any craving for distraction. Not feeling that work project? Work on some Peanut Butter S’more Bars instead. Term paper due tomorrow? Making some No-Bake Cookies-n-Cream Pie will get the creative juices flowing. Does your mother-i...
- ASIN: 1982117745
The Diva Takes the Cake (A Domestic Diva Mystery)
The Diva Takes the Cake (A Domestic Diva
When the groom's ex is found dead before the "I Do"s, Sophie Winston vows to catch the killer before her sister's wedding ends in disaster in the second Domestic Diva mystery. Sophie Winston's sister, Hannah, is getting married—again! And if you ask Sophie, her future brother-in-law is no prince. But is he a killer? That's the question on everyone's mind when his ex-wife is found hanging from a pergola. This is one event Sophie and her sister hadn't planned on. As hidden family secrets begin to come to light, Sophie finds the list of suspects is almost as long as the list of wedding guests. Will the real killer be seated on the groom's side or the bride's? Or will he be standing at the altar? Either way, Sophie must solve the murder in time to stop her sister from making the biggest—and possibly the last—mistake of her life.Includes delicious recipes and entertaining tips!
- Brand: Davis, Krista
- ASIN: 0425228401
Desserts: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Lesson 6: Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook
Desserts: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Lesson 6: Lessons
Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Now a PBS SeriesLesson 6 is a culinary master class in the techniques essential to making desserts, with 6 video demonstrations to guide you on assembling a layer cake, making buttercream, and more, along with 30 recipes and dozens of color step-by-step photographs.Dessert making is all about precision, and in this lesson, you’ll learn the fundamentals for transforming simple ingredients like butter, sugar, flour, and eggs into a wide range of delectable sweets. This lesson begins with basic techniques, such as properly creaming butter and sugar and preparing a cake pan, and moves on from there with instructions on rolling out flaky crusts, whipping egg whites into meringues, and making rich custards for ice cream. Video demonstrations by food editor Sarah Carey will show you how to assemble a layer cake and make Chocolate Chip Cookies, Swiss Meringue Buttercream, and Cream Puffs. Then, put your skills to practice with more than 30 recipes and variations for delicious favorites like Yellow Butter Cake with Easy Chocolate Buttercream, Double Crust Apple Pie, Crème Brûlée, Individual Chocolate Soufflés, and Cream Puffs.Lesson 6 includes the Basics, where you’ll learn about the equipment, knife skills, ingredients, and routines that will ...
- ASIN: B009DNVXB0
Fun Figures - cute character cake toppers for all occasions
Fun Figures - cute character cake toppers for
This gorgeous book guides you through Lorraine McKay’s distinctive sugar art style, showing you how to create cute, characterful sugar figures for 10 special occasion cakes, from weddings and graduations to baby showers and birthdays. The book begins with a comprehensive introduction, covering all the basic techniques you need, from mixing skin tones and making eyes, arms, teeth and hair, to supporting your finished figures. The book then guides you step by step through 10 inspiring projects, each finishing with a gallery of close-up shots to show you exactly what you are trying to achieve. The book is packed with Lorraine’s tips for success and will help you to create cute and accomplished-looking sugar figures with ease.
- ASIN: B07NVT1L35