Whats ailing your boxed Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines cake mixes? Lumpy batter? Thin frosting? Lackluster presentation? Cheer up! A diagnosis for all these ills is on the way. Anne Byrn, author of the deliciously successful The Cake Doctor, is back with the aptly titled The Cake Doctor Returns, featuring 160 all-new innovative and elegant desserts that will make the always persnickety Martha Stewart drop her silver-handled spatula and take notice. So haul out that 10-pound Kitchen Aid mixer, grab your favorite wooden spoon, and start cracking those free-range eggs. Anne Byrn will read and sign The Cake Doctor Returns, no apron required.
Sat., Oct. 3, 2 p.m., 2009