Linda J. Amendt

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Blue Ribbon Baking

Table of Contents:


Welcome to Blue Ribbon Baking
Baking Ingredients
Baking Pans, Equipment, and Tools
Blue Ribbon Baking Techniques
The World of Fair Competitions and
     Baking Contests
Cookies
Bars, Squares, and Brownies
Layer Cakes
Specialty Cakes and Cupcakes
Frostings and Fillings
Coffee Cakes
Pie Crusts
Fruit Pies
Cream and Custard Pies
Quick Breads
Muffins
Biscuits and Scones
Yeast Bread Loaves and Rolls
Sweet Rolls and Pastries
Baking Ingredient and Equipment
     Sources



A Selection of the Recipes in Blue Ribbon Baking


Cookbooks

Baking
New Cookbook! Blue Ribbon Baking presents 200 of award-winning baker Linda Amendt's best prize-winning baking recipes. (288 pages)
Blue ribbon baking authority Linda J. Amendt presents a wonderful collection of 400 recipes for all manner of delectable flavor-packed cookies, bars and squares. (576 pages)
Canning
New Cookbook! Over 140 blue ribbon recipes from state and county fair award-winning canners across the country, with personal profiles, canning techniques, and blue ribbon canning tips. (272 pages)
Home canning expert and top fair competitor Linda J. Amendt shares her secrets to succesful home canning. (368 pages)
An exciting collection of new flavor-packed soft spread recipes with detailed canning instruction chapters. (304 pages)
Gluten-Free
Over 125 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes brings the joy of breakfast back to the gluten-free table with satisfying dishes to please the entire family.

Blue Ribbon Baking



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Filled with over 200 award-winning recipes, Blue Ribbon Baking is the ultimate guide to all things pastry! Whether you are a home cook or a competitive baker, these mouth-watering recipes will take your desserts and breads to the next level. Easy-to-follow recipes are accompanied by thorough explanations of the techniques required to make each type of baked good. For those planning on entering a state or county fair competition, author Linda J. Amendt reveals how the judging process works and shares her insider secrets on how to win the top awards.


Blue Ribbon Baking is an indispensable resource for anyone who loves to bake and has ever considered competing! Easy-to-follow instructions, carefully explained techniques, and lists of essential tools and ingredients combine to create everything you need for baking victory.

From cakes to pies, quick breads to sweet rolls, muffins to biscuits, coffee cakes to scones, cookies to yeast breads – you will find the perfect dish to round out any meal. Each recipe chapter introduces a different type of baked good, explains the preparation techniques involved, expands upon an essential baking principle, and explores new and unique flavor combinations.

Detailed chapters on Baking Ingredients; Baking Pans, Equipment, and Tools; and Blue Ribbon Baking Techniques provides bakers of all skill levels with the information they need to create baked goods with award-winning quality to serve to their family and friends.

Linda J. Amendt provides a comprehensive view of the fair competition circuit and dedicates an entire chapter to the ins and outs of competing—judging standards, rules of exhibition, types of awards, and an entry checklist and timeline. The insider secrets from this veteran take you step by step through her recipe for success.



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