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CookWise: The Hows & Whys of Successful Cooking, The Secrets of Cooking Revealed
by: Shirley O. Corriher

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Binding: Hardcover
EAN: 9780688102296
Edition: 1
ISBN: 0688102298
Item Dimensions: 1000800296161
Label: William Morrow Cookbooks
Languages: EnglishUnknownEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishPublished
Manufacturer: William Morrow Cookbooks
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 524
Publication Date: August 21, 1997
Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks
Release Date: August 21, 1997
Studio: William Morrow Cookbooks

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Offering “the hows and whys of successful cooking,” Cookwise, by well-known food writer and culinary sleuth Shirley O. Corriher, tells you how and why things happen in the course of food preparation. The more than 230 outstanding recipes featured not only please the palate, but demonstrate the various roles of ingredients and techniques—making Cookwise an invaluable reference for anyone who has ever wanted to improve on a recipe, make a cake moister, or a roast chicken juicier.


Amazon.com Review:
Is it safe to let a biochemist into your kitchen? If it's Shirley Corriher, extend an open invitation. Her long-awaited book, Cookwise, is a unique combination of basic cooking know-how, excellent recipes--from apple pie to beurre blanc--and reference source. She makes the science of cooking entirely comprehensible, then livens it up with stories, such as when her first roast duck blew up because she overstuffed it and the fat from the bird caused it to expand beyond capacity. Food companies pay Corriher fancy fees to troubleshoot their recipes, and Cookwise puts her encyclopedic knowledge ever at your fingertips. If you want to know how to make the flakiest pastry, best-textured breads, delicious fruit desserts from fruit that's not fully ripe, impeccable sauces, and attractively bright cooked vegetables, this book contains the answers. "What this recipe shows" tells you up front what's useful in each of the book's 230-plus recipes. "At-a-glance," "What to do," and "Why" help you learn or troubleshoot in minutes. If eight steps to a perfect Juicy Roast Chicken are daunting, think of the delight of Rich Cappuccino Ice Cream in three steps or the seductive Secret Marquise in five.


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