What's a Cook to Do?: An Illustrated Guide to 484 Essential Tips, Techniques, and Tricks

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How To season a cast-iron skillet, bake a perfect fruit tart, form crystal-clear ice cubes, make the perfect burger, decide which breading is best for veal scaloppine and chicken breasts, know where to position the wineglass.

Whether it's about peeling, or chopping or carving, or blending or whipping, or even restaurant etiquette, it's all here, compiled into 484 entries by master teacher and award-winning author James ...

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Overview


ALL IS REVEALED

How To season a cast-iron skillet, bake a perfect fruit tart, form crystal-clear ice cubes, make the perfect burger, decide which breading is best for veal scaloppine and chicken breasts, know where to position the wineglass.

Whether it's about peeling, or chopping or carving, or blending or whipping, or even restaurant etiquette, it's all here, compiled into 484 entries by master teacher and award-winning author James Peterson. Packed with 533 step-by-step color photographs, hundreds of inspired ideas, and dozens of delicious recipes.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781579653187
  • Publisher: Artisan
  • Publication date: 4/19/2007
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 160,172
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

James Peterson is the author of nine award-winning and short-listed cookbooks, including the James Beard Cookbook of the Year Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making, as well as Essentials of Cooking, Glorious French Food, and What's a Cook to Do? He teaches, writes about, photographs, lives, breathes, and cooks fine food.
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    Very helpful for the novice to intermediate cook!

    The book is well organized with useful basic and advanced techniques, which you probably didn't learn in your mother's kitchen. Especially helpful in preparing foods never tried before.

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