Joy the Baker Cookbook by Joy Wilson
100 Simple and Comforting Recipes

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Joy the Baker Cookbook includes everything from "Man Bait" Apple Crisp to Single Lady Pancakes to Peanut Butter Birthday Cake. Joy's philosophy is that everyone loves dessert; most people are just looking for an excuse to eat cake for breakfast.

About Joy Wilson

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Joy Wilson is a self-taught cook who grew up baking with her Dad. In 2006, she started a wedding cake and wholesale baking business in L.A.. In 2008, she began the Joy the Baker blog, which was named "Best Baking Blog" by Foodbuzz in 2009, and was also nominated for "Best New Blog" in the 2009 Bloggies. In 2010, it was again nominated for a "Best Food Blog" Bloggie. It was named one of the "Top 50 Food Blogs" by The London Times. Joy is also a co-founder of On the Lamb, a roving events company that throws speakeasy parties, underground suppers, and teaches culinary classes all over Los Angeles. Along with her co-founders, she has gained a big following in Los Angeles after being featured on Daily Candy.
Published February 28, 2012 by Hyperion. 208 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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Wilson offers surprising but delicious combinations: parmesan seaweed popcorn, peanut butter and jam milkshakes, vegan chocolate avocado cupcakes, chocolate black pepper goat cheese truffles, and sweet potato chocolate chip cookies.

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Publishers Weekly

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Maybe both,” “Oh happy day!” and “I think I just ate chocolate for dinner,” set readers up for this collection that pushes culinary and dietary boundaries with dishes like coffee bacon (ground coffee with chili powder, brown sugar and molasses piled on bacon slices and baked) and bacon ...

Jan 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Joy the Baker Cookbook: 100 S...

Oregon Live

Not only does she love butter and eggs and chocolate, but also peanut butter, which makes her No.

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Portland Book Review

The recipes are mostly basic but author Wilson gives them a twist to make them original and out-of-the-box, either by using an unusual ingredient or by their preparation.

Apr 09 2012 | Read Full Review of Joy the Baker Cookbook: 100 S...

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