The Perfect Recipe: Getting It Right Every Time -- Making Our Favorite Dishes the Absolute Best They Can Be

The Perfect Recipe: Getting It Right Every Time -- Making Our Favorite Dishes the Absolute Best They Can Be

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618132690
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 04/28/2001
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 7.13(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

PAM ANDERSON is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight and Eating Great and the best-selling Perfect Recipes for Having People Over and The Perfect Recipe, winner of an IACP Award. The monthly food columnist for USA Weekend, she is a contributing editor to Fine Cooking and Runner’s World. She is the former executive editor of Cook’s Illustrated and teaches cooking classes across the country and appears frequently on TV and radio.

Table of Contents

Introduction11
Taking Stock
Chicken Soup for the Body14
Simple Clam Chowder24
How to Make Flavorful Beef Soup33
Everyday Classics
The Occidental Stir-Fry44
Macaroni and Cheese: The Real MacCoy59
Fine-Tuning Homemade Pizza and Calzones66
Chicken in No Time Flat80
Rediscovering Fried Chicken92
One-Pot Chicken Pot Pie102
A Better Burger112
Memorable Meat Loaf124
Simple, Satisfying Beef Stew130
Special Dinners
Perfect Roast Turkey144
Cornish Hens for Company164
Perfect Prime Rib175
Holiday Pork Roast188
How to Select, Cook and Serve a Lobster198
On the Side, but Not Forgotten
The Cabbage Makes the Slaw214
Great Greens222
Corn on the Cob: How to Buy It, Store It and Cook It237
Perfect Potato Salad245
Mashed Potatoes: The Best They Can Be252
Bread Winners
Daily Bread260
New-Style Southern Corn Bread272
Big, Beautiful Muffins280
Perfect Pancakes291
Be-All and End-All Desserts
Mix-and-Match Fruit Cobblers297
Strawberry Shortcake309
An Even Better Apple Pie314
Infallible Lemon Meringue Pie324
Incredible Cream Pies330
Exquisite Cheesecake: One Recipe, Three Textures336
A Fudgy, Chewy, Cakey Brownie344
Just-Right Rolled Cookies350

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