The Family Circle Good Cook's Book

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Simon & Schuster, 1993 - Cooking - 440 pages
An important reference for everyone who loves food and wants to know how to buy it, store it, cook it, and enjoy it. This resource covers new cuisines, techniques, ingredients, and appliances that are revolutionizing the way we cook. 100 line drawings.

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Contents

COMMON AND UNCOMMON INGREDIENTS
2
Common and Uncommon Ingredients i
6
Apple Varieties 4 Pear Varieties 4 Yields of Common Fresh Fruits l7 Fresh
26
Winter Squash Varieties 38 Nut Yields 4l Liqueurs and Their Flavors
43
Vegetables l8 Nuts and Seeds 39 Flavorings 43 Herbs
63
Sweeteners 66 Fats and Oils 68 Dairy Foods
71
The Many Forms of Chocolate 45 Suggested Uses for Herbs and Spices
89
White Meat versus Dark Meat Skin versus No Skin 94 Cooking Beef l00 Cooking
123
Recipe Terms l78 Knife Techniques l84 Preparing Fish Shellfish
254
Basic Methods of Baking 263 Freezing Techniques
290
Broiling Shellfish 227 Roasting Chicken Duck Geese and Game Birds 23l Roasting
296
Recipe Savers Time Savers
300
Recipe Savers 300 Time Savers 302 Money Savers
320
Healthy Eating
355
HEALTHY EATING
356
Good
376

Cooks Tools
133
Stocking Up l28 Measuring Tools l28 Cutting and Sharpening Tools
166
Kitchen Tools and Ware l29 Cookware Composition and Care l53 Emergency
168
Braising Beef Lamb Pork and Veal 199 Panbroiling Beef Lamb and Pork
203
Sauteing Chicken 209 Sauteing Fish 209 Sauteing Shellfish 210 Steaming Fish
219
Cooking Techniques
228
Good Nutrition 366 Special Nutritional Needs 380 Healthy Ideas
382
Creating a Feast for the Eyes
396
The Art of Presenting Food 396 Garnishes 403 Family Meals
408
Everything You Need to Know About Ice 422 Standard Bar Equipment
423
APPENDIX
427
Copyright

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