The Complete Library of Cooking Volume I: Essential of Cooking, Cereals, Breads and Hot Breads [NOOK Book]

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Master the science of cooking with The Complete Library of Cooking! Learn to prepare meals like the pro's in the comfort of your own kitchen with this outstanding 5 volume set.

Whether you are a novice just learning how to cook, an experienced cook or maybe you are thinking about a career in culinary arts, ...
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The Complete Library of Cooking Volume I: Essential of Cooking, Cereals, Breads and Hot Breads

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Overview

*** Well Formatted Edition with an Active Table of Contents ***

Master the science of cooking with The Complete Library of Cooking! Learn to prepare meals like the pro's in the comfort of your own kitchen with this outstanding 5 volume set.

Whether you are a novice just learning how to cook, an experienced cook or maybe you are thinking about a career in culinary arts, this collection is perfect for you. The Complete Library of Cooking contains over 900 total pages that cover all the various phases of the subject of cooking.

This volume, which is the first of the set, deals with the essentials of cooking, cereals, bread, and hot breads. In Essentials of Cooking, Parts 1 and 2, are thoroughly treated the selection, buying, and care of food, as well as other matters that will lead to familiarity with terms used in cooking and to efficiency in the preparation of food. In Cereals are discussed the production, composition, selection, and care and the cooking and serving of cereals of all kinds. In Bread and Hot Breads are described all the ingredients required for bread, rolls, and hot breads of every kind, the processes and recipes to be followed in making and baking them, the procedure in serving them, and the way in which to care for such foods.

Whenever advisable, utensils for the preparation of food, as well as
labor-saving devices, are described, so as to enable beginners in the art of cooking to become acquainted with them quickly. In addition, this volume contains breakfast, luncheon, and dinner menus that will enable you to put into practical, every-day use many of the recipes given.

Hopefully these volumes will help you to acquire the knowledge needed to prepare daily meals that will contain the proper sustenance for each member of your family, teach you how to buy your food judiciously and prepare and serve it economically and appetizingly, and also instill in you such a love for cooking that you will become enthusiastic about mastering and dignifying this art.

Table of Contents:

ESSENTIALS OF COOKING
The Problem of Food
Selection of Food
Food Substances
Food Value
Digestion and Absorption of Food
Preparation of Food
Methods of Cooking
Heat for Cooking
Utensils for Cooking
Preparing Foods for Cooking
Order of Work
Table for Cooking Foods
Care of Food
Menus and Recipes
Terms Used in COOKING

CEREALS
Production, Composition and Selection
Cereals as a Food
Preparation of Cereals for the Table
Indian Corn or Maize
Wheat
Rice
Oats
Barley
Rye, Buckwheat, and Millet
Prepared or Ready-to-Eat, Cereals
Serving Cereals
Italian Pastes
Breakfast Menu

BREAD
Importance of Bread as Food
Ingredients for Bread Making
Utensils for Bread Making
Bread-Making Processes
Making the Dough
Care of the Rising Dough
Kneading the Dough
Shaping the Dough Into Loaves
Baking the Bread
Scoring Bread
Use of the Bread Mixer
Serving Bread
Bread Recipes
Recipes for Rolls, Buns, and Biscuits
Toast
Left-Over Bread

HOT BREADS
Hot Breads in the Diet
Principal Requirements for Hot Breads
Leavening Agents
Hot-Bread Utensils and Their Use
Preparing the Hot-Bread Mixture
Baking the Hot-Bread Mixture
Serving Hot Breads
Popover Recipes
Griddle-Cake Recipes Waffle Recipes
Muffin Recipes
Corn-Cake Recipes
Biscuit Recipes
Miscellaneous Hot-Bread Recipes
Utilizing Left-Over Hot Breads
Luncheon Menu
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013006263
  • Publisher: MaxHouse
  • Publication date: 3/28/2012
  • Series: The Complete Library of Cooking , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,381,201
  • File size: 715 KB

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