Don't Try This at Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs (Google eBook)

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Dec 9, 2008 - Cooking - 320 pages
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From Gabrielle Hamilton on hiring a blind line cook to Michel Richard on rescuing a wrecked cake to Eric Ripert on being the clumsiest waiter in the room, these behind-the-scenes accounts are as wildly entertaining as they are revealing. With a great, new piece by Jamie Oliver, Don't Try This at Home is a delicious reminder that even the chefs we most admire aren't always perfect-and a hilarious musthave for anyone who's ever burned dinner.
  

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Review: Don't Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs

User Review  - Jeffrey - Goodreads

A fun read, some good stories from chefs who have seen a thing or two Read full review

Review: Don't Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs

User Review  - Lynn - Goodreads

A collection of memories from world-famous chefs about some of their worst moments in the kitchen. Many are quite funny. Some are touching. A few don't seem to have any real "worst moments" and ... Read full review

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Kim Witherspoon is a founding partner at Inkwell Management, a literary agency based in Manhattan, and the coeditor of How I Learned to Cook. She lives with her family in North Salem, New York.

Andrew Friedman specializes in books and articles about food, restaurants, and kitchen culture. He has authored or coauthored more than a dozen cookbooks.

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