In BRAVETART: Iconic American Desserts, James Beard Award–nominee Stella Parks shares foolproof recipes for classic American desserts such as old-fashioned sugar cookies, animal crackers, candy bars and “Fauxreaos” sandwich cookies. As Serious Eats’ resident pastry wizard, Stella has devoted her career to the research and re-creation of these deliciously memorable sweets. With a historian’s rigor and a scientist's curiosity, she documents the intriguing stories of how our favorite desserts came to be, their inventors and innovators, and the best methods for making these iconic classics at home.
Join us for a multi-dessert pop-up at the KitchenTown cafe, with a special introduction by J. Kenji López-Alt, author of The Food Lab. Ticket price includes a signed copy of Stella's new book, already a New York Times bestseller.