Simply Perfect Every Time: 130 Classic, Foolproof Recipes

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Da Capo Press, Incorporated, 2004 - Cooking - 182 pages
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Those of us who cook every day have thousands of cookbooks to choose from—but no single book assembles 125 surefire, easy-to-prepare recipes that are certain to come out perfectly. Simply Perfect Every Time collects a cook's everyday canon of recipes—perfect whether you're just starting to cook; have been cooking nightly or on weekends; solo or for family; or, after years of daily cooking, still enjoy preparing simply made dishes. Recipes cover every meal: eggs four ways (poached, boiled, baked, or scrambled) for breakfast, plus muffins and other baked goodies; sides and salads including caramelized onions, Caesar salad, and roasted root vegetables; a dozen essential soups; main dishes from beef stew to roast chicken to cheese soufflé; carrot cake, vanilla ice cream, and flourless chocolate cake for dessert; plus essential staples like marinated olives, tomato sauce, and spiced nuts. Over 50 photographs throughout are included in this all-in-one cookbook of essential, foolproof recipes.

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Herbert's book grew out of a weekly column that he wrote for an Australian newspaper, and he describes his collection of recipes as "simple, nostalgic, eclectic." Eclectic it certainly is, ranging ... Read full review

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