The Creative Cook Author:Campbell Soup Company Cooking is a very personal art. It reflects attitudes and creativity as well as knowledge and skill. In America we have a great abundance and variety in available foods, but unique time priorities. We, tend in food, as in other things, to want the best quality in the least amount of time. — Using condensed soup as a cooking ingredient helps ea... more »se the inexorable pressure of never having enough time. In these nine chapters there are recipes to use on any number of different occasions. Some of the recipes are adapted from centuries-old traditional dishes. Others have an aura of elegance once produced by a retinue of kitchen assistants. Each has some special flavor, texture or flair.