The Secrets of Success Cookbook: Signature Recipes and Insider Tips from San Francisco's Best Restaurants
The San Francisco Bay Area and neighboring Wine Country are home to some of the world's finest restaurants. Ever wished you could recreate one of these fabulous restaurants' dishes in your own kitchen? Michael Bauer, esteemed food critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, has spent years twisting the arms of the Bay Area's best chef's for the secrets to their signature dishes. Now they're all collected in The Secrets of Success Cookbook. Filled with anecdotes, insider tips and techniques, plus over 300 great recipes from all over the Bay Area, this must-have book will help you dazzle your dinner guests from the first course to the last. Where it's a spoonful of cocoa powder in Bistro Jeanty's Coq au Vin or the double-baking technique for Zax's Goat Cheese Souffle, The Secrets of Success Cookbook offers the inside scoop on bringing the taste of Northern California's most-prized culinary delights home to your own table.
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