Baked Alaska: Recipes for Sweet Comforts from the North Country

Baked Alaska: Recipes for Sweet Comforts from the North Country

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Overview

Baked Alaska: Recipes for Sweet Comforts from the North Country by Sarah Eppenbach, Mindy Dwyer

Baked Alaska presents 72 recipes for favorite home-baked desserts enjoyed by people living in the North Country. Readers will discover a rich variety of recipes for muffins, cookies, steaming berry pies or cobblers, and much more. The book is highlighted with colorful illustrations and delightful Alaskan anecdotes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882409030
Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
Publication date: 11/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
File size: 6 MB
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Sarah Eppenbach has written numerous travel articles and restaurant reviews, and authored several books, including Alaska's Southeast: Touring the Inside Passage; Southeast Alaska; and Rie Muñoz: Portrait of Alaska.

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The desserts produced in Alaskan kitchens tend to mirror the cooks: casual, unpretentious, and reliable, but not without the occasional eccentric twist. (What could be more whimsical than Baked Alaska, the flamboyant assemblage of hot meringue and cold ice cream?) Alaskans can be trendy and sophisticated when the occasion arises—I know many amateur chefs who produce admirable genoise, tiramisu, and real puff pastry. But this book celebrates humbler fare: simple, pioneer desserts that can be achieved with little more than a measuring cup, a bowl, and a wooden spoon (although a food processor never hurts), and baked in such varied locales as wilderness cabins and fishing boats. Old-fashioned country desserts like cobbler and upside-down cake ma be undergoing a renaissance in the Lower 48, but Alaskans have been baking and enjoying them all along.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments – 3, Alaska's Sweet Comforts – 6, Scones, Muffins, and Coffee Cakes – 9, Taku Glacier Lodge Dried Cranberry and Orange Scones – 10, Triple-Ginger Cream Scones – 11, Orange Currant Scones – 12, Jean's Rich Blueberry Muffins – 13, Lemon Rasp

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