Ladies Home Journal Dessert Cookbook Author:Edited by Carol Truax This is a Book Club Edition. The Library of Congress Catalog Card Number is 64-16206 — Perfect pies --- A man's first choice for dessert? That's why one of the first baking ventures of a bride is likely to be a pie, and why experienced cooks serve pie for almost every special occasion. And that's why we have devoted the first section of this book... more » to pie recipes. Discover spicy fruit pies, smooth cream pies, cloud-light chiffon, and frosty parfait pies ? pies that are standards and favorites with excellent cooks and recipes with a different twist.
Included are many pies which get a head start from convenience foods, cutting pie-making time to minutes. You'll find tips from our test kitchen, too, for making tender, flaky pastry. perfect meringues, and satiny creamy fillings. \\'e suggest trims for picture-pretty pies to please your eye as well as your taste. Each recipe has been carefully tested to insure best results each time it is made.
Cakes move in happy social circles. What birthday party or wedding reception would be complete without a cake. At graduation parties and anniversary celebrations, bridal showers and neighborhood coffees, we spotlight cake, too. No food triumph makes a woman prouder than serving a beautiful cake, light and tender, delicately flavored and evenly grained. It can be the achievement of anyone who carefully follows a few simple rules.
Success in cake baking is not due to good luck or to a special touch for baking. Success results from accurate measuring and proper mixing, from using the technique- best for the kinds and portions of ingredients, and from correct baking. In short, success is due to following a good recipe to the letter.« less