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The James Beard Cookbook, Newly Revised, Illustrated with Drawings
The James Beard Cookbook Newly Revised Illustrated with Drawings Author:James Beard When this culinary classic was originally published, it was hailed by food editors as the best new basic cookbook to appear in years. Now, more than a decade later, this judgment has been amply confirmed by hundreds of thousands of delighted cooks. The James Beard Cookbook has become as essential to the modern American kitchen as the stove itsel... more »f. It is written by a man who loves food, and whose recipes and advice are distinguished by clarity, authority, and good sense. James Beard recommends modern methods, but does not cut the wrong corners. He understands what the neophyte needs to know and the experienced to be reminded of. His simplified format of basic recipes plus variations and menu suggestions make his cookbook uniquely compact and convenient. And only this sturdy hardcover edition is strong enough to stand up under the pressures of daily use.
The James Beard Cookbook contains recipes for fine dishes from cuisines around the world as well as the best American cooking, including many imaginative recipes from James Beard's own kitchen. The chapters cover Appetizers, Bread, Cheese, Desserts, Eggs and Breakfast Meats, Fish and Shellfish, Fruit, Grain Dishes, Meat, Pasta, Poultry, Salads and Salad Dressings, Sauces, Souffles, Soups, Vegetables and Legumes. James Beard has both added and substituted recipes for this newly revised edition, making even truer Helen Evans Brown's accolade: "It has everything."« less