Dessert Boards Cookbook Review

Dessert Boards Cookbook Review

Title: Dessert Boards: 50 Beautifully Sweet Platters and Boards for Family, Friends, Holidays, and Any Occasion

Author: Kellie Hemmerly
Published: November 2, 2022, Harvard Common Press
No. of Pages: 144
Cover Price: $24.99 Hardcover

Dessert Boards: 50 Beautifully Sweet Platters and Boards for Family, Friends, Holidays, and Any Occasion is one of the latest books on the trendy “boards” craze that is growing daily. Although caterers and professional cooks have been presenting foods on boards for years, this new cookbook shows how to make these at home. Blogger and cook who has appeared on television and popular web pages, Kellie Hemmerly, has outdone herself with presenting beautiful boards that are suitable for serving on holidays and special occasions.

Hemmerly has an excellent imagination and presents unique boards for holidays, as well as breakfast and brunch dessert boards and dessert for every occasion including outdoor gatherings, formal gatherings, and buffets.

Hemmerly’s boards are suitable for children, families, and adults only parties. Almost everyone loves to choose from several offerings rather than just one thing. These trendy boards add lots of fun to dessert, and will probably be offered for years to come. These boards are beautiful, and there is a beautiful photograph of every board that is presented.

There are excellent recipes for many of the sweets that are used in the boards. The recipes are succinct and easy to follow. These recipes and boards are easy for anyone to put together, including beginning cooks, non-cooks, and experienced cooks. Some are made of all store-bought items, and others homemade items. They are also easy to adapt to what you have in your home, and substitutions are easy to add.

While boards aren’t a new idea, they are a great idea and will make your entertaining and family desserts lots of fun.

Special thanks to NetGalley for supplying a review copy of this book.

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