How to Peel a Peach: And 1,001 Other Things Every Good Cook Needs to Know

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Wiley, Apr 2, 2004 - Cooking - 432 pages
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and How to Peel a Peach has the answers. Whether you're a bona fide beginner or a kitchen dynamo, chances are you've been stumped by culinary questions great and small. In these pages, wise, worldly culinary professional Perla Meyers comes to the rescue, offering a wealth of information about ingredients, equipment, and techniques in a forthright Q&A format. With timeless recipes that illustrate her points, it's as if this prominent cooking teacher is by your side, conducting a series of special classes just for you.

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This encyclopedic reference to all manner of cooking tips gives the reader a vast, random assortment of cooking tips and advice. While some of the advice seems relatively obscure, the techniques are effective. Read full review

How to peel a peach, and 1, 001 other things every good cook needs to know

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The Seasonal Kitchen, Meyers's first cookbook, was published in 1973, long before cooking with fresh local ingredients became a mantra for chefs and good cooks everywhere. Several titles in that ... Read full review

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PERLA MEYERS is one of the country’s leading cooking teachers and a much-in-demand food industry consultant. A graduate of the Ecole Hôtelière in Lausanne, Switzerland, she is the author of eight cookbooks, including the award-winning The Seasonal Kitchen, the first cookbook inducted into the Cookbook Hall of Fame. Her articles have been featured in the New York Times, Bon Appétit, and Food & Wine.

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