Betty Crocker Why It Works: Insider Secrets to Great Food

Betty Crocker Why It Works: Insider Secrets to Great Food

by Betty Crocker Editors, Kevin Ryan
     
 
Become a better, more confident and creative cook!

Have you ever discovered a dish you loved, found the recipe and prepared it with great anticipation—only to be disappointed? If so, this cookbook is for you. With the help of food doctor Kevin Ryan, it lets you in on simple cooking secrets and foolproof strategies that will enhance your cooking skills

Overview

Become a better, more confident and creative cook!

Have you ever discovered a dish you loved, found the recipe and prepared it with great anticipation—only to be disappointed? If so, this cookbook is for you. With the help of food doctor Kevin Ryan, it lets you in on simple cooking secrets and foolproof strategies that will enhance your cooking skills and help you get great results every time.

Inside you'll find 120 sumptuous recipes for breakfasts, snacks and starters, main dish family meals, special dishes for entertaining, tempting sides and great desserts. You can start the day with Cheesy Apple-Bacon Strata, munch on Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce, dine on Linguine with Caramelized Onions and Angry Tomato Sauce and serve Individual Chocolate Lava Cakes with Caramel Sauce for a grand finale. Each recipe has a "Why It Works" explanation about an ingredient or technique used in preparing it, so while you make something delicious, you'll discover something that will help you cook better. Learning never tasted so good!

Editorial Reviews

If you have wondered why a family heirloom recipe emerges from your oven looking like a natural disaster, ponder no more. Betty Crocker editors and General Mills food scientist Kevin Ryan teach cooking expertise that doesn't rely on Grandma's legendary magic touch. Betty Crocker Why It Works teaches you the simple chemistry behind ingredients and cooking methods. With its help, even novice cooks can decipher the alchemy of perfect meals. Along the way, you will accrue months of delicious dividends: The book contains 120 recipes for meals, special dishes, snacks, sides, and desserts. Solid kitchen science and a trusted household name.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471753056
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/24/2006
Series:
Betty Crocker Bks.
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

KEVIN RYAN, PHD, holds a doctorate in food science and a degree in gastronomy from Le Cordon Bleu. He's been a caterer, wedding cake creator and cooking class instructor. He works as a food scientist at General Mills, developing new products.

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