Extreme Cakeovers

Extreme Cakeovers Author Rick Reichart
ISBN-10 9780307985224
Year 2013-07-09
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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Wanted: Must love candy, cookies, frosting, and fun. No experience required! Make over any purchased sheet cake or frozen pound cake into a stunning creation that looks like it came from a fancy bakery—no special skills or equipment necessary! Even if you’ve never tried to decorate a cake before, with a good supply of candies and other store-bought treats and the detailed instructions in Extreme Cakeovers, you’ll be able to accomplish forty unique designs. You can: • Fashion robot hands from chocolate-covered doughnuts • Make Fruit Roll-ups blossom into a bouquet of red roses • Roll Rice Krispies Treats and Swedish Fish into realistic sushi • String a pretty strand of gumball pearls • Create a train smokestack from an ice cream cone and marshmallow Including tips and designs to please everyone from five to one hundred, Extreme Cakeovers is a whimsical guide to crafting cakes that will be the centerpiece of any occasion, from kids’ birthdays to Halloween, Father’s Day to Valentine’s Day, engagement parties to retirement gatherings.

Amazing Cakes

Amazing Cakes Author Instructables.com
ISBN-10 9781510720060
Year 2013-08-01
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Rubik’s cubes, fire-breathing dragons, and jack-o-lanterns. Pirate ships, pianos, and Star Wars figurines. With Instructables.com’s Amazing Cakes, you’ll be able to make cakes shaped like animals, mythical creatures, and vehicles. They may light up, breathe fire, or blow bubbles or smoke. They may be 3D or they may be animated, seeming to move of their own free will. Whether they’re cute and cuddly (like a penguin) or sticky and gross (like a human brain!), these cakes have two things in common: They’re (mostly) edible and they’re amazing! Instructables.com authors walk you through each step of the process as you cut plywood for cake bases, hardwire figurines for automation, and mix nontoxic chemicals for explosions and eruptions. The photos accompanying the step-by-step directions provide additional information about the processes and enable you to compare your final products with the originals created by the expert cake artists of Instructables.com. In addition to the cakes mentioned above, you’ll also learn how to make cakes shaped like: • Yoda • Helicopters • 3D dinosaurs • Moving tanks • Pi signs (p) • Bass fish • Zombie heads • Swimming pools • Ladybugs • Evil clowns • And more!

Make Paper Inventions

Make  Paper Inventions Author Kathy Ceceri
ISBN-10 9781457187483
Year 2015-09-08
Pages 132
Language en
Publisher Maker Media, Inc.
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Paper is incredible stuff. It's easy to cut, but incredibly strong. It's disposable, but can last for centuries. It can stand as stiff as a board, pop up like a spring, or float like a leaf. And its invention changed the world forever. Perfect for kids, parents, and educators, Paper Inventions is a project-based book with full color illustrations, step-by-step instructions, supply lists, and templates that allow you to follow along with the book or devise something entirely new. Each chapter features new projects that will challenge and intrigue everyone, from beginning to experienced Makers. In this book, you'll learn to make: A light-up paper cat that shows how switches and sensors work An action origami robot worm Edible rice paper perfect for secret messages A space rover that moves thanks to paper machinery A paper generator that creates electricity when you tap or rub it Heat-activated paper models that fold themselves A geodesic dome big enough to crawl into--from newspaper!

Baby Bargains

Baby Bargains Author Denise Fields
ISBN-10 188939257X
Year 2017-04-18
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher
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America's best-selling and best-loved guide to baby gear is back with an updated and revised edition! Yes, a baby book that actually answers the big question about having a baby: How am I going to afford all this? With the average cost of a baby topping $7000 for just the first year alone, new parents need creative solutions and innovative ideas to navigate the consumer maze that confronts all parents-to-be. Baby Bargains is the answer! Inside, you'll discover: * NAME BRAND REVIEWS of car seats, bedding, strollers ,high chairs, diapers and more! * Dozens of safety tips to affordably baby proof your home. * FIVE wastes of money with baby clothes and the best outlet bargains. * NINE tips to saving money on cribs, plus in-depth reviews of crib brands. * THE TRUTH ABOUT STROLLERS--and which brands work best in the real world. * The SEVEN MOST RIDICULOUS BABY PRODUCTS. * DETAILED CHARTS that compare brands of cribs, strollers, car seats and more! This new 12th edition adds the latest tips and advice on getting bargains on baby gear, including: The latest model strollers and car seats, all reviewed and rated. Detailed crib reviews with in-depth brand comparisons. Top picks for dozens of items, from high chairs to infant car seats. Expanded coverage of baby carriers with best picks.

Season of the Sandstorms

Season of the Sandstorms Author Mary Pope Osborne
ISBN-10 9780375894565
Year 2009-03-20
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and Annie travel back in time to a desert in the Middle East. There they meet a Bedouin tribe and learn about the way that they live. From camel rides and oases to ancient writings and dangerous sandstorms, here’s another Magic Tree House filled with all the mystery, history, magic, and old-fashioned adventure that kids love to read about. Formerly numbered as Magic Tree House #34, the title of this book is now Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #6: Season of the Sandstorms. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!

The Official Outlander Coloring Book

The Official Outlander Coloring Book Author Diana Gabaldon
ISBN-10 0399177531
Year 2015-10-27
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Bantam
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The perfect gift for fans of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander novels and the Starz original series, this spectacular coloring book features forty-five all-new illustrations! THE WORLD OF OUTLANDER AWAITS From the lush green of the Scottish Highlands to the military red of a British soldier's coat or the vibrant hues of a tartan kilt, the colorful world of Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser is now yours to explore. Featuring gorgeous natural landscapes, detailed drawings of Claire's medicinal herbs, depictions of the books' most beloved scenes and characters, and intricately rendered clothing, weapons, and armor straight out of eighteenth-century Scotland, these exquisite black-and-white images--from renowned illustrators Juan Alarcón, Yvonne Gilbert, Craig Phillips, Jon Proctor, Tomislav Tomić, and Rebecca Zomchek--are designed to dazzle and inspire. Fans of the series, as well as lovers of history and art, can party like it's 1743.

The Kid Friendly ADHD Autism Cookbook Updated and Revised

The Kid Friendly ADHD   Autism Cookbook  Updated and Revised Author Pamela Compart
ISBN-10 9781592334728
Year 2012-04-01
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Fair Winds Press (MA)
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A guide to cooking for children with ADHD and autism features recipes for gluten-, casein-, and milk-free meals and provides information on food sensitivities versus food allergies, getting rid of junk food, and pleasing picky eaters.

Butterflies and All Things Sweet

Butterflies and All Things Sweet Author Bonnae Gokson
ISBN-10 1939621089
Year 2013-10-29
Pages 220
Language en
Publisher
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Bonnae Gokson’s book Butterflies and All Things Sweet opens a window into the inspiration and ideas behind her extraordinary cake designs. Unique in the world, these cakes encapsulate the creative vision of the woman who made her name working with luxury brands including Chanel, Giorgio Armani, W Hotels and Ritz Carlton. Butterflies and All Things Sweet is not a cookbook, but a visual feast, exploring the ingredients, ideas and inspiration behind the works of edible art through lush photography shot on location in Hong Kong—the home of Bonnae Gokson’s cafes and restaurants—and internationally. The ruffles of a petticoat. The petals of a delicate peony. Rolls and rolls of satin ribbons in a dozen shades of red. The startling purple hue of taro at the market. The juicy citrus cells of a pomelo, the jewel-like seeds of a pomegranate. Fragrant ripe raspberries at the height of their perfection. The gold luster of a butterfly’s wing, glimpsed and then gone. “When there’s a lot going on, it is the simple things in life that are the most powerful,” she says. Bonnae Gokson’s Hong Kong cafes and restaurants include Ms B’s Cakery, SEVVA and C’est La B. Bonnae Gokson’s privileged upbringing exposed her to fine dining, grand entertaining and extensive international travel, and these influences shaped her destiny as the Hong Kong style icon she is today. Yet it is her quest for authenticity and joy that drives her creativity, resulting in cakes that taste as extraordinary as they look. “A little flour, a little sugar, a little butter and the power of the imagination: that’s what it takes,” she says. From pure raw ingredients to the last bite, when all that remains is a few crumbs on a hand-painted porcelain plate, each cake is a celebration of all that is sweet and transient in life itself. Bonnae Gokson’s Hong Kong cafes and restaurants include Ms B’s Cakery, SEVVA and C’est La B.

Extreme Double Knitting

Extreme Double Knitting Author Alasdair Post-Quinn
ISBN-10 0979201772
Year 2011-08-31
Pages 195
Language en
Publisher
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Post-Quinn puts a conversational, accessible spin on a complex technique. His expert guidance, combined with a variety of attractive, well-written patterns, will introduce knitters to this fascinating technique.

The Twinkies Cookbook

The Twinkies Cookbook Author Ten Speed Press
ISBN-10 9781580087568
Year 2006
Pages 102
Language en
Publisher Random House Digital, Inc.
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"The official Twinkies cookbook, with sweet and savory recipes from fans showcasing the many ingenious ways to cook with Twinkies"--Provided by publisher.

Born Again Vintage

Born Again Vintage Author Bridgett Artise
ISBN-10 9780770435202
Year 2013-11-13
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Potter Craft
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Fashion designer Bridgett Artise believes in second chances—a philosophy that extends all the way to her clothing line, B. Artise Originals. Fashion gave her a second chance at happiness and success, and, in turn, she gives vintage garments that have lost their luster another chance at being fashionable. Mixing contemporary clothing with the best elements of a vintage piece—like the collar of a funky fifties housedress or the pockets of a seventies-style jacket—and piecing them back together in a whole new way, she creates one-of-a-kind garments that are both trend setting and timeless. An old-fashioned ruffled shirt with terrific buttons, plus an inexpensive tank top, can become a unique top. A poodle skirt and that so-last-year’s knee-length cardigan sweater can be turned into anything from a mini-poncho to a structured tube top. With fashions for every season, Born-Again Vintage contains patterns for: •Pants that pair perfectly with winter boots and a sweater dress that’s sexy and simple •A cropped jacket + sweater corset that are perfect for a flirty spring fling •Dresses + bags to keep summer easy and breezy •Pretty-in-a-blink dresses + accessories for a big night out Born-Again Vintage updates the trends of fashion eras gone by and brings the unparalleled quality of vintage into a new age. Complete with a vintage shopping guide, handy style tips, and ideas for reinventing disused cast-offs, Born-Again Vintage is a must-have for vintage shoppers and sewers alike.

Cupcake Envy

Cupcake Envy Author Amy Eilert
ISBN-10 9781462912964
Year 2015-01-27
Pages 120
Language en
Publisher Tuttle Publishing
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These clever single-serving cakelets assume beloved forms that will appeal to all the special people in your life. Bake exquisite cupcakes that resemble a stylish party dress, a desktop humidor, a cheery coffee cup, an adorable baby bottle, a wicked voodoo doll, a stylish purse—and more than two dozen other amazing likenesses that will be the talk of the town! It's easy to prepare the cakes just by using common pans that are already in your kitchen. The instructions are easy to follow, and you can really apply your own creativity to each of the designs. If you don't like flowers, make polka-dots instead. Do you prefer purple instead of red? Go for it! You're in control. Even if you don't have an aptitude for baking, you will enjoy decorating these mini cakes. Every cupcake can be made with a simple box of cake mix and store-bought toppings, giving you more time to devote to the fun and creative parts of the process—shaping and decorating the cakes. For anyone looking for ways to make special occasions even more memorable, Cupcake Envy is the delicious and crafty cupcake cookbook for you!

American Cake

American Cake Author Anne Byrn
ISBN-10 9781623365431
Year 2016-09-06
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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Cakes have become an icon of American cultureand a window to understanding ourselves. Be they vanilla, lemon, ginger, chocolate, cinnamon, boozy, Bundt, layered, marbled, even checkerboard--they are etched in our psyche. Cakes relate to our lives, heritage, and hometowns. And as we look at the evolution of cakes in America, we see the evolution of our history: cakes changed with waves of immigrants landing on ourshores, with the availability (and scarcity) of ingredients, with cultural trends and with political developments. In her new book American Cake, Anne Byrn (creator of the New York Times bestselling series The Cake Mix Doctor) will explore this delicious evolution and teach us cake-making techniques from across the centuries, all modernized for today’s home cooks. Anne wonders (and answers for us) why devil’s food cake is not red in color, how the Southern delicacy known as Japanese Fruit Cake could be so-named when there appears to be nothing Japanese about the recipe, and how Depression-era cooks managed to bake cakes without eggs, milk, and butter. Who invented the flourless chocolate cake, the St. Louis gooey butter cake, the Tunnel of Fudge cake? Were these now-legendary recipes mishaps thanks to a lapse of memory, frugality, or being too lazy to run to the store for more flour? Join Anne for this delicious coast-to-coast journey and savor our nation's history of cake baking. From the dark, moist gingerbread and blueberry cakes of New England and the elegant English-style pound cake of Virginia to the hard-scrabble apple stack cake home to Appalachia and the slow-drawl, Deep South Lady Baltimore Cake, you will learn the stories behind your favorite cakes and how to bake them.

And the Mountains Echoed

And the Mountains Echoed Author Khaled Hosseini
ISBN-10 9781101626276
Year 2013-05-21
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else. Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations. In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter most. Following its characters and the ramifications of their lives and choices and loves around the globe—from Kabul to Paris to San Francisco to the Greek island of Tinos—the story expands gradually outward, becoming more emotionally complex and powerful with each turning page.

Papermaking

Papermaking Author Dard Hunter
ISBN-10 9780486236193
Year 1978
Pages 611
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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The classic work on papermaking, this book traces the craft's history from its invention in China to its introductions in Europe and America. The foremost authority on the subject covers tools and materials; hand moulds; pressing, drying, and sizing; hand- and machine-made paper; watermarking; and more. Over 320 illustrations.Reprint of the second, revised, and enlarged 1947 edition.