Recently in Cookbook Errata category:

Between the time I turned the recipe in, and the book got published, the 3/4 cup of water called for in the dough for the Dandelion Flatbread recipe in L’appart got changed to 1/4 cup. (The metric amount is correct.)

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Here are some clarifications and omitted metric conversions, for recipes in My Paris Kitchen. These have all been corrected in subsequent editions but if you have an edition from the first printing, you should make a note of these. – The metric conversion for the tahini in the Beet Hummus (page 58), is 90g, and for the Hummus (page 60), is 120g. For reference: 1 tablespoon tahini…

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Books go through rigorous editing after they’re written, then they’re copyedited, then proofread by the author. Then the book gets punted back to the editor, and back to the author for a final look through. Then it gets forwarded the designer, then to the printer.

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Am glad to hear, and read, that many of you are enjoying the Chocolate Chip Cookies from Ready for Dessert. Just a quick note that the recipe (page 188) calls for adding “…bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped.” They should resemble these. I prefer hand-chopped chocolate since the chunks melt nicely in the cookies, and folks should add all the chocolate—including the tiny bits and…

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