2013 CHOW Holiday Gift Guide: The Sweets Obsessive

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Plated desserts from New York City's undisputed heavyweight of modern French pastry, François Payard. Some of the recipes are daylong projects; others can be knocked off in a few hours. All are ravishing.
Payard Desserts by François Payard with Tish Boyle, $25.99

2013 CHOW Holiday Gift Guide: The Traditionalist

2013 CHOW Holiday Gift Guide: The Traditionalist