Author and expert baker Kim Laidlaw offers 365 mouthwatering recipes, one for every day of the year, in this attractive, practical volume. Each of the 12 chapters opens with a colorful monthly calendar that provides an at-a-glance view of the desserts included. From January to December, you’ll find sweet recipes that suit every occasion, from a casual weeknight supper or a summer backyard get-together to a birthday celebration or a holiday gathering, and that fit every schedule, from quick-and-easy sorbets and mix-and-bake cookies to elaborate cakes and latticed tarts. Each recipe is accompanied with a note offering baking tips, advice on substituting ingredients, ideas for garnishes, or other helpful hints. From homespun pies and fruit-laden cobblers to decadent cakes and creamy frozen desserts, these recipes feature classic favorites as well as contemporary delights. Lavish photographs and a colorful page design add visual appeal to the enticing collection. Hardcover, 304 pages.