Ruhlman's Twenty: 20 Techniques, 200 Recipes, A Cook's Manifesto

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Chronicle Books, Sep 14, 2011 - Cooking - 368 pages
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Rare is the cookbook that redefines how we cook. And rare is the author who can do so with the ease and expertise of acclaimed writer and culinary authority Michael Ruhlman. Twenty distills Ruhlman's decades of cooking, writing, and working with the world's greatest chefs into twenty essential ideas from ingredients to processes to attitude that are guaranteed to make every cook more accomplished. Whether cooking a multi-course meal, the juiciest roast chicken, or just some really good scrambled eggs, Ruhlman reveals how a cook s success boils down to the same twenty concepts. With the illuminating expertise that has made him one of the most esteemed food journalists, Ruhlman explains the hows and whys of each concept and reinforces those discoveries through 100 recipes for everything from soups to desserts, all detailed in over 300 photographs. Cooks of all levels will revel in Ruhlman s game-changing Twenty.
 

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I decided to wait until I'd made several things from this book before I reviewed it. Currently I've made lemon confit (though it'll be 10 weeks before I can use it!), pizza dough, bacon-and-egg pizza ... Read full review

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Michael Ruhlman would like to make us all better cooks. His latest book, Ruhlman's Twenty, presents 20 ingredients, techniques and ideas to master in pusuit of that goal. To give you an idea of just ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Michael Ruhlman is the author of Ratio, The Soul of a Chef, The Making of a Chef, Charcuterie, and, with, Thomas Keller, The French Laundry Cookbook. He lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.



Photographer Donna Turner Ruhlman lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

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