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Rose Levy Beranbaum
"She's obsessed. There's really no other way to describe cookbook author Rose Levy Beranbaum and her fixation with the minutiae of baking. If God is in the details, as the aphorism goes, then Beranbaum must have one foot in heaven. For Rose Levy Beranbaum, no detail escapes the pursuit of perfection. She's the Diva of Desserts." --The Washington Post
Epicurious: June 12, 2017 “The 100 Greatest Home Cooks of All Time.”
Was she being presumptuous when she titled her 1988 breakout book The Cake Bible? Not really. Anybody who has baked—or even just tasted—Beranbaum’s “Downy Yellow Butter Cake” knows that it inspires religious-like devotion. And her other Bibles (on bread, pie and pastry, and baking, respectively) are no different. Beranbaum’s recipes work—always, every time—thanks to her exactitude. She tests maniacally and writes meticulously, ending up with recipes that help home cooks approach birthday cakes and Easter brunches with the confidence of the Gods.--DTpowell
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I have written 11 books and am working on my 12th. Books are my life and I feel blessed to be able to publish them and share the recipes I love with you.
This Saturday you can hear our return to the Joan Hamburg show.
We will be attending the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) 2019 conference in Santa Fe, May 16 to 19. We hope to see you there.
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Rose on Video presents: Do's and Don'ts of Whipping Egg Whites
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Books I Recommend & Use
Over the years, I have accumulated over 1500 cookbooks.
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Woody started out being Rose's sole cookbook collaborator when she began writing Rose's Heavenly Cakes, through their corresponding between her New York apartment and his home in Minnesota which began in 2004. In 2013, he moved east so that they could work together in her and her husband's renovated New Jersey home.
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Food52's Baking Club's Bonus Book
Our wonderful friends at Food52 have chose The Baking Bible as 2018’s bonus book for their bake through! Rose’s Baking Basics was their January 2019 book of the month.
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