Set of 4 America Cooking Society DVDs Author:America Cooking Society Includes the following 4 DVDs published by America Cooking Society in 2005: — The Reality Chef: Lily Weaks calls herself the real "Reality Chef". Using a realistic time frame, Lily shows you how to prepare a meal for the whole family in less than an hour. On this DVD, Lily cooks "Lilly Girl's Cheatin' Chicken Pie" using frozen vegetables, pre-... more »cooked packaged chicken, frozen pie shells, a can of chicken broth, and a packet of gravy--and it tastes like it's made from scratch! Lily follows that up with baked cauliflower and a strawberry mousse.
Progressive American Cuisine: Chef Michael Kramer calls his cooking style "progressive American cuisine". It draws on traditional French techniques by combining harmonious color and texture and creating big, clean flavors in elegant, simple presentations. On this DVD, you will learn how to prepare a Classic Crab Salad, an appetizer of Sauteed Scallops, a tremendously tender New York Strip and a Frozen Mango Parfait.
Pacific Rim Cuisine: Chef Tim McCusker hails from Ireland. He specializes in Pacific Rim cuisine; however, his culinary influences range from Irish to Cajun, Asian, Caribbean, and Low Country cooking styles. On this DVD, Chef McCusker will teach you how to create an exotic and delicious "Pacific Rim" style meal. You'll learn how to prepare an Asian Pear Salad, a walnut-encusted Walu Hawaiian fish, and a strawberry and pear flambe served in a coconut bowl.
Cooking Basics: On this DVD, Chef McCusker will teach you how to choose the right knives and kitchen tools, the correct way to dice, chop and julienne vegetables, and how to make a New Orleans Trinity and a bechamel--which are the bases to several soups and sauces.