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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gale Gand  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Other

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Gale is a partner in the Chicago restaurant Tru.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gale Gand is a nationally acclaimed pastry chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, television personality, root beer maker, and mom. She is the James Beard Award-winning executive pastry chef and partner of the acclaimed restaurant ''Tru'' in Chicago. Known across the country as the host of ''Sweet Dreams'', which was the Food Network's first daily show devoted entirely to baking. Gand also has her own root beer company and line of bakeware.

Published Works

  • Butter Sugar Flour Eggs: Whimsical Irresistible Desserts (with Rick Tramonto and Julia Moskin) , Clarkson Potter, 1999
  • Gale Gand's Just a Bite: 125 Luscious Little Desserts (with Julia Moskin and Tim Turner), Clarkson Potter, 2001
  • Gale Gand's Short and Sweet: Quick Desserts with Eight Ingredients or Less(with Julia Moskin), Clarkson Potter, 2004
  • Chocolate and Vanilla (with Lisa Weiss) , Clarkson Potter, 2006
  • Gale Gand's Brunch!: 100 Fantastic Recipes for the Weekend's Best Meal (with Christie Matheson), Clarkson Potter, 2009

Selected Titles At Your Library

Butter, sugar, flour, eggs /
ISBN: 0609604201. OCLC Number:

C. Potter,. New York :. ©1999.

Chapter by chapter the authors explain each basic ingredient and each flavor's " personality " and follow up with some fabulous recipes.

Gale Gand's just a bite :
ISBN: 0609608258. OCLC Number:

Clarkson Potter,. New York :. ©2001.

The Food Network star offers more than 125 recipes for miniature dessert treats, from ginger cookies to very red velvet cupcakes.

Gale Gand's short + sweet :
ISBN: 1400047331. OCLC Number:

Clarkson Potter/Publishers,. New York :. ©2004.

Contains quick and easy recipes for various dessert treats!

Chocolate & vanilla /
ISBN: 0307238520. OCLC Number:

Clarkson Potter/Publishers,. New York :. ©2006.

"Chocoholics and vanilla lovers may never see eye to eye, but with award-winning pastry chef Gale Gand's new flip book of 60 truly tempting recipes--half featuring chocolate, the other half featuring vanilla--pleasing both sides has never been more simple--or more delicious. 16-page color photo insert."--BOOK JACKET.

Gale Gand's brunch! :
ISBN: 0307406989. OCLC Number:

Clarkson Potter/Publishers,. New York :. ©2009.

Every weekend is worth celebrating when you can relax over a good brunch.

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