Cake Boss Season Three & Cookbook Set
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- Television viewers have fallen in love with Buddy Valastro, master cake maker, and his funny and fiery family, proprietors of Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey, on the smash hit TLC series Cake Boss. Now, to coincide with Carlo's 100th anniversary, cake designer extraordinaire Buddy Valastro brings together his passion for baking and his high-energy family stories in the pages of this charming, heartwarming book-complete with 25 recipes and tips that will make every reader the "cake boss" of their own kitchen.
Buddy's beautifully designed cakes are the stuff of legend-and so is the remarkable story of his father, a beloved pillar of the community and himself a talented baker who set the stage for his family's rise to the pinnacle of their industry. Cake Boss recounts the story of Buddy's life and of his family's bakeshop, originally established in 1910 and now a Hoboken, New Jersey, landmark and culinary tourist destination. Here also are twenty-five recipes for Carlo's Bakery's most sought-after pastries, pies, cupcakes, and cakes, an irresistible combination of time-tested old-world recipes and modern creations, all founded on a rock-solid "old-school" baking foundation and classic techniques.
This is the incredible true story of how Carlo's Bakery came to be, how one hard-working family realized their patriarch's dream of making their beloved bake shop a household name. The special bond and loving dynamic of the Valastro clan make this an uncommonly touching and truly inspiring memoir.
About the Author
Buddy Valastro is the star of the hit TLC show Cake Boss and owner/master baker of Carlo's Bake Shop in Hoboken, New Jersey. His award-winning designs have been featured numerous times in various bridal and baking magazines. His cakes have also been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Today, Good Morning America, and The View.
Cake Boss Season 3 DVD Set
The special edition Cake Boss Season 3 DVD set offers more delightful exploits of Buddy Valastro, master baker at Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey. On the popular reality show, Buddy takes an international journey, and he and his family celebrate the 100th anniversary of their famous bakery. The special edition Cake Boss DVDs from the third season are essential for any fan of Buddy and his elaborate cake creations.
On the special edition Cake Boss Season 3 DVD set, Buddy Valastro and his crew at Carlo's Bakery create some of the most creative and elaborate cakes ever seen, everything from robots and race cars to aquariums and drag queen cakes. Expect even more fun and family fighting from Buddy and his team, but also look for major changes as the business and the family expand. In the special edition Cake Boss DVDs from season three, travel with Buddy as he explores his Italian roots with an international trip, celebrate with the Carlo's crew as they commemorate the 100th anniversary of the bakery and watch as both the cakes, and the clients, go over the top!
Buy the special edition Cake Boss Season 3 DVD set for more fabulous entertainment, as Buddy Valastro and his family celebrate the 100th anniversary of their acclaimed Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Ep. 1) Governor, Giant Lisa, and Good-bye Mama: It's another crazy week at Carlo's when Buddy is asked to make a cake for NJ Gov. Christie's inauguration gala. It's also Buddy's wife Lisa's birthday and he wants to surprise her with a truly one of a kind cake. Mama makes a huge announcement to her family about the future of the bakery.
Ep. 4) Roses, Romance, and a Romeo: What's harder than pleasing a bride? Pleasing fourteen! Buddy's got his work cut out for him this week when he's asked to make wedding cakes for fourteen couples getting married in a mass wedding on Valentine's Day. Cousin Anthony asks someone at the bakery to be his valentine.
Ep. 6) Peppermint and a Polar Bear Plunge: It's a cold week at the bakery when Buddy makes a cake for the Coney Island Polar Bear Club and is invited to take a cold-water winter swim with them. It's also Buddy's youngest son's birthday and he has a special request...an ice cream cake. Burr!
Ep. 5) Hieroglyphics, Hearse, and Happy Parents: Experience a week in the life of Carlo's Bakery when Buddy and his team make three over the top cakes for three very unique clients including a pink hearse cake, a baby shower cake and an Egyptian-themed sweet 16 cake.
Ep. 7) Tournament of Knights and a Tasty Tiramisu: Buddy and his team travel back in time this week when they are asked to make a cake for the King of Medieval Times and Buddy is challenged to a joust. Buddy channels his father when he makes an old-school tiramisu cake for an Italian customer.
Ep. 3) Magazines, a Mega Screen, and Maurizio: Buddy gets invited to make a high-tech cake for NASDAQ and a cake for O Magazine all in the same week. Cousin Anthony wants to drive less and bake more but has to find a replacement for himself.
Ep. 10) 6-foot Sub Sandwich, Zeppoles, and a Sick Mauro: There's a hero at the bakery this week and it's not Buddy, but rather a Six-Foot Hero Sandwich Cake for a local deli's 100th anniversary party. It's also Easter week so the team is swamped with cranking out all of the holiday favorites, including St. Joseph's zeppoles.
Ep. 11) Color, Camouflage, and Cupcake Day: War breaks out this week at Carlo's when the guys are challenged to show their shooting skills in order to make a Paintball Cake. It's also the annual Throwback Cannoli Day at the bakery, but everyone's in for a big surprise when Buddy decides to change from cannolis to a new pastry.
Ep. 12) Key to the City and a Key-tar Cake: It's blast to the past week at Carlo's when Buddy is asked to make a retro cake for an 80's tribute band. He also takes a trip down memory lane when his birthplace of Little Ferry, New Jersey presents him with the key to the city.
Ep. 13) Barbers and Bulls: It's a wild week at Carlo's Bakery when Buddy is asked to make a Mechanical Bull Cake- complete with movement. It's also the anniversary of the barbershop where Buddy's been getting his hair cut since he was a kid and he wants to make them a cake they won't forget.
Ep. 15) Helmet Cake, Healthy Mauro, and Huge Train Cake: Choo choo! It's National Train Day as Carlo's team has to make a huge cake complete with tunnels for model trains. Joey wants to make a firefighter themed cake for his retiring fire captain. Mauro's son helps his dad get healthy.
Ep. 16) Strawberries, Sinatra, and Sick Ovens: Nothing says summer like ice cream... or cake that looks and tastes like ice cream. Buddy and Co. make a cake for Haagen Daz's 50th anniversary while also making a cake for the Broadway show Come Fly Away. But orders are difficult to fill this week when the ovens start acting up again.
Ep. 17) Sandals, Sandwiches, and Shelves: A client travels all the way from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina this week to order a giant Flip Flop Cake. A local school also asks Buddy to create a kid-friendly cake to celebrate the continuation of their students. PB and J anyone?
Ep. 18) Pipes, a Phoenix, and a Problematic Kitchen: Buddy and Co. create a Phoenix Cake for a neighborhood Irish bar but it's not easy since the ovens are being replaced and the bakery is in shambles. Joey tests out the new ovens by making his famous Irish Soda Bread.
Ep. 19) Snooki, Super Anthony, and a Ship: Buddy takes a field trip to the Seaport Museum in NY to get inspiration for a nautical-themed cake. Meanwhile, a special Jersey celebrity stops by Carlo's to order a cake for her mom but attracts the attention of one of the crew during the process.
Ep. 20) Sweet Sixteen, Stars, and a Saber Sword: The bakery has their hands full this week with two very high profile clients: the US Military and Mauro's 16-year old daughter Mary! Buddy makes a cake for the 100th anniversary of the Cadet Chapel at West Point and a Hollywood-themed cake for Mary's red carpet Sweet 16 soiree. Meanwhile, a regular customer asks Buddy to come to Italy to make a cake for his friend.
Ep. 21) Crazy Chocolate Cake and Carlo's Centennial Celebration: Carlo's Bakery celebrates their 100th anniversary with a huge walk down memory lane cake and block party. Buddy and the crew also make a chocolate lovers dream cake for a chocoholic client. Buddy makes a special announcement about the future of Carlo's.
Ep. 2) Santa, Sunrise, and Snowmen Cupcakes: Ho, ho, ho! It's the busiest day of the year at Carlo's Bakery... Christmas Eve. And all hands are on deck to make sure every customer gets what they need for Christmas be it cookies, cakes or pies. There's no rest for busy bakers during the holidays!
Also Included Deleted Scenes from Disc 1 & 2
Bonus: Pop up Episodes featuring episodes 1, 4, and 7.
Ep. 22) Famiglia, Fishing, and Family History: Buon giorno! The Valastros are in Italy! The first stops on the trip are Altamura and Lipari... the birthplaces of Mama and Buddy Sr. But the trip isn't all play as Buddy is asked to make a wedding cake and a baby shower cake for his cousins.
Ep. 23) Fresco, Fountains, and Family Wishes: The Valastros continue their trip around Italy by visiting the capital city of Rome. Buddy, Ralph and Danny get a culture lesson when they're asked to make a cake inspired by a fresco painting for an art collector. Buddy's wife Lisa makes a special wish at the Trevi Fountain.
Ep. 24) Cassata, Cheesecakes, and Crates of Wine: The Valastros spend the last leg of their Italian vacation in Sicily where they visit a local winery. Much to the surprise of Buddy's family, he decides to make a Wine Bottle Cake for the winery owner. Buddy and Lisa have special surprises for one another before they say arrivederci to Italy.
Additional Deleted Scenes