Joy The Baker Visits Seattle, Homemade Decadence Launch

Seattle’s food scene is about to get even sweeter on Wednesday, November 5 when Joy Wilson otherwise known as Joy the Baker comes to town to celebrate the launch of her second cookbook, “Joy the Baker Homemade Decadence: Irresistibly Sweet, Salty, Gooey, Sticky, Fluffy, Creamy, Crunchy Treats” (Clarkson Potter).

Joy’s cookbook is filled with 125 mouthwatering dessert recipes and gorgeous photos (all taken by Joy!) to satisfy any sweet tooth — from chocolate-dipped banana bread biscotti to vanilla bean confetti cookies to strawberry-ginger crumb cobbler. Hungry yet? Read a yummy excerpt here.

On Nov 5th, Joy will be at Book Larder demonstrating techniques from her book, sampling some of her sweet treats and signing books. Event details:

Book Larder 4252 Fremont Ave 98103 • (206) 397-4271

6:30 pm – Demonstration, treat sampling, signed book – $30
7:45 pm – Free signing
* Attendees will also have the chance to win a KitchenAid Food Processor

Joy is obsessed with butter, sugar, cream and dark sugar, so rest assured you will definitely whip up something tasty after flipping through her new cookbook. Please let me know if you’d like a recipe or additional information about Joy.

About Joy Wilson:

Joy The Baker launched in 2008 out of Joy Wilson’s downright obsession with brownies and cake. The award-winning blog boasts over 1,000 recipes and some two million monthly page views. Her blog was also selected as one of the 50 Best Food Blogs by The London Times, named Best Baking and Desserts Blog by Saveur, and Best Baking Blog by Foodbuzz, among many other notable accolades. Joy’s content has also been featured on sites such as Refinery 29, The Kitchn, and Buzzfeed, and has landed corporate partnerships with brands such as Nordstrom, Canon, Ghiradelli, Starbucks, and King Arthur Flour.

In 2011, Joy created HomeFries, a food and lifestyle podcasting site where you’ll find fun, high quality podcasts and articles from passionate bloggers. Among them: Joy’s own weekly Joy The Baker podcast which offers a candid look into her stories and food inspirations. In Bonkers Awesome!, Joy’s uLive original web series she explores the food, places, and faces that she loves. Her first cookbook, “Joy the Baker Cookbook: 100 Simple and Comforting Recipes” (Hyperion), is an unabashed celebration of butter, sugar, and heavy cream.

Fun fact: If given the choice between cookies and potato chips, Joy would choose—gasp—the chips!

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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