House Garden's New Cook Book Author:Editors of House and Garden This cookbook is truly a trailblazer: an unprecedented course in the fine art of cuisine. Here, on one complete, lavishly illustrated book, is a great collection of original, imaginative recipes -- and step-by-step instructions from master cooks in the techniques of preparing delectable food. — These 1,000 recipes were chosen as the most outsta... more »nding and varied among the 5,000 in the House and Garden files.
For more than ten years, a special six-page self-contained section in House & Garden, packed with recipes by experts, has reflected the national interest in fine cooking and pointed the way to a fuller appreciation of the pleasures of the table. Such distinguished authorities as Julia Child, James A. Beard, Dione Lucas, and Craig Claiborne are among the contributors who bring you such marvelous main dishes as Boeuf en Daube Provencale, Norwegian Lamb Shanks with Sour Cream Sauce, and Lobster Strudel, as well as dozens of imaginative hors d'oeuvres, cold dishes and aspics, soups an salads, breads and cakes and cookies, glorious desserts such as Monte Carlo Souffle, Baklava, Ginger Ice, and Peaches with Raspberry Sauce.
Best of all. these superb recipes are b asically simple to make. They have been so carefully thought through that they 'work' perfectly, time after time. And since the b book is designed for the non-professional, it carefully clarifies techniques that have mystified many a good cook. From boning a bird to larding a roast or stuffing a ballotine or slicing an almond, there's a rightr way, clearly explained with illustrations, that makes every cooking procedure easier and more effetive. In addition, House & Garden's New Cook Book tells you the tools and equipment your kitchn should have to increase your expertise.« less