James Beard's American Cookery

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Riverside World Publishing Company, 1996 - Cooking - 896 pages
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James Beard, one of America's greatest authorities on food and one of out best-loved chefs, puts practically everything he has learned about cooking into this magnificent, now classic volume which includes 1,500 recipes. 144 line drawings throughout.

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User Review  - revliz - LibraryThing

I'm always astonished by what this book turns out to have in it that is nowhere else: sweet and sour sturgeon, raw apple cake (the best use ever for slightly aged apples in the fruit bowl), on and on. Plus all the great stories. Read full review

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User Review  - bdm1276 - Overstock.com

The first cookbook to buy. Not only great commom sense receipes but the history behind them. It makes cooking a fun educational experience. Read full review

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Beard is the dean of American cookery.

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