Michelle Lopez is the baker, blogger, and photographer behind Hummingbird High, which has twice been a finalist for Saveur's Best Baking Blog. Outside the blogosphere, she has worked in finance and tech. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon. Weeknight Baking is her first book.
These are the recipes all home bakers want and need in their arsenal--plus tons of creative, inspiring variations-and Michelle breaks them all down into easy-to-execute parts. Weeknight Baking will turn any home baker, no matter their skill level, into a baking ninja. -CLAIRE SAFFITZ, host and contributing editor at Bon Appetit Michelle is not only an amazingly creative cake maker and pie artist but she's also an efficiency queen! With this book, everything from a freshly baked cookie to a freaking from-scratch wedding cake is within reach, no matter how crazy your schedule is. -MOLLY YEH, award-winning author of Molly on the Range and Food Network Host Michelle is an incredibly smart baker, and it shows on every page of this book: in each delicious recipe, the detailed but achievable techniques, and her beautiful garnish and decor ideas. She has done all the legwork to make truly accessible recipes that taste (and look!) like you slaved over them all day. -ERIN MCDOWELL, author of The Fearless Baker and frequent contributor to The New York Times Food Section and Food52 The recipes are on the mark, and this volume of fun and accessible recipes will help beginning bakers work more efficiently. -Publishers Weekly