Picks and Pans Review: Just Desserts
Chocolate & Vanilla by Gale Gand The executive pastry chef at Chicago's Tru offers sections for Individual Chocolate Pavlova fans and for Vanilla Charlotte lovers. Her informal style and accessible recipes make this ideal for cooking with kids.
Perfect Light Desserts by Nick Malgieri and David Joachim Acclaimed cooking teacher and author Malgieri uses butter, sugar, flour and eggs to create fab sweets under 300 calories per serving, Lemon Custard with Raspberry Sauce (below) included. Nothing fake, and the chocolate spice cookies are good enough to fool a classroom of fifth graders.