Kim Laidlaw is a cookbook editor, food writer, and baker who has been in the kitchen covered in flour since she was big enough to stir the biscuit dough. She has worked in the cookbook world for over nine years and was the first blogger on KQED’s popular Bay Area Bites blog, which launched in 2005. Kim previously worked as a professional baker at La Farine French Bakery in Oakland, CA. She lives with her husband in San Francisco, CA.
Love this cookbook! Lots of basic recipes and instructions. Would make a great gift for beginning baker.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a fantastic cookbook and I want to make about every recipe in it. Great easy recipes with her comments about the recipes and easy to follow instructions. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Pam
First recipe was the lemon blueberry loaf cake that I found online. Was so good bought the book, used. Saved a bunch as Willisms Sonoma waned $34.95. Read morePublished on August 15, 2013 by Debbi Smirnoff
I really really really love this book. Its beautiful to look at without even opening it. So wonderful to have recipes you can actually make and taste good when you do. Read morePublished on August 10, 2013 by Patricia English
This is a simple, clear, well-illustrated collection of recipes from throughout the country. Bakers and Bloggers contributed both sweet and savory baking recipes, and I am enjoying... Read morePublished on June 12, 2013 by Janet
Great cookbook from Williams-Sonoma...classics and lots of new recipes to enjoy. Well worth adding to your cookbook library and resources. :)Published on April 20, 2013 by lacelady