Picked this during that same period, when I was a newly minted pastry chef and overthinking everything from technique to flavor profiles; it was a great reminder that classics are classic for a reason.
Editor-in-Chief, Fine Cooking Magazine
Because I adore lemon cake, and there are not one, but two killer lemon cake recipes in this book.
Deputy Food Editor, Washington Post
Vice President of Corporate Communications & National Events
CEO & co-founder, Food52
Author of the food blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Kitchen