Discover the delicious pleasures of making your own sweet and savory home-baked treats—from crave-worthy cookies and cupcakes to fresh-from-the-oven breads, muffins and pizzas. Designed especially for kitchen beginners, this user-friendly cookbook includes all the recipes, tips and techniques you'll need to master the art of baking—and have tons of fun along the way. As helpful as having your own personal baking teacher at your side, each chapter includes a lesson and step-by-step photo guide for learning to make a different type of baked good. Following each lesson, you'll find easy, irresistible recipes that use only simple ingredients and basic bakeware—so you're guaranteed success every time. Recipe highlights include dark chocolate brownies, red velvet cupcakes, lemon cream scones, peach cobbler, pumpkin pie, tomato-and-goat cheese muffins and chicken pot pie. 60 recipes; paperback; 144 pages.