The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen: A Hit-the-Ground Running Approach to Stocking Up and Cooking Delicious, Nutritious, and Affordable Meals

The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen: A Hit-the-Ground Running Approach to Stocking Up and Cooking Delicious, Nutritious, and Affordable Meals

by Kate Payne

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062255402
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/20/2014
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Kate Payne is a former nanny, after-hours poet, occasional painter, and writer. She is the founder of the Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking website, author of The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking, and a frequent contributor to Edible Austin magazine, AOL's Kitchen Daily, and a number of DIY, décor, and cooking websites. She teaches classes at culinary institutions and Whole Foods Market.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Introduction xiii

Part I Stocking Up: Setting the Stage for Success

chapter 1 equip your ship 3

chapter 2 pantry staples 35

chapter 3 getting fresh 59

Part II Feeding Yourself: Life's Pesky Eating Requirements

chapter 4 methodology and mad skills 97

chapter 5 kitchen kick-ass 133

chapter 6 baking and desserts 167

Part III Feeding Others: Entertaining and Sharing Food with Friends

chapter 7 using stuff up 211

chapter 8 homemade entertaining 255

chapter 9 better together 295

epilogue: a toast to you 313

appendix 1 my essential measures 314

appendix 2 good practices 315

glossary 319

acknowledgments 323

index 325

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