What's better than the best recipes from the best of cooks? Words of wisdom on how to make any recipe better and distinctively your own.
In these pages, James Beard not only shares with you his best-loved recipes from appetizers to desserts, he tells you his secrets on how to improvise.
Here are his special dishes-such as Shrimps Beard, Duck in Red Wine, Kugelhupf, Lemon Rice Pudding-plus his special tips on substitute stocks, handling of herbs, wise use of spirts and success with seasoning.
Proceed with pleasure! Here are over 250 tested taste-treats and the key to creating countless new dishes of your own.