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).
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:
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!