"Model Bakery is much more than the wonderful bread they bake. It's part of the breakfasts I sneak with my wife and kids, the holder of my addiction to English muffins, and the first thing to grace the table at Bottega. In short, Model Bakery is a part of everybody and everything I love in the Napa Valley. Enjoy this book and it will be a part of yours too." Michael Chiarello, Chef/Owner of Bottega and Chiarello Family Vineyards"
This wonderful book is a perfect reflection of Karen Mitchell's passion for baking and her many years in the business. Her clear, easy-to-follow directions will instill in anyone who loves to bake, the confidence to achieve professional results every time." Flo Braker, author, baking instructor, former San Francisco Chronicle baking columnist"
Karen Mitchell is the queen of bread and sweets in the Napa Valley. How lucky we are to have her irresistible treats collected into this beautiful cookbook." Carol Field, author of the Italian Baker
The one gingerbread house in this book is beautifully trimmed with old-fashioned candies and frosted shredded wheat cereal. Other delicious recipes—including cakes, cookies, pies, and breads—will satisfy your everyday baking needs long after the holidays cease. (LJ 11/15/13)