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Cooking basics for dummies /

by Miller, Bryan; Rama, Marie; Adamson, Eve; Miller, Bryan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: --For dummies: Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, c2011Edition: 4th ed.Description: xviii, 436 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470913888 (pbk.) :; 0470913886 (pbk.); 9780470389379; 0470389370.Title notes: $21.99 prolam 9-2011 (db)Subject(s): Cooking | Cookbooks
Contents:
Introduction -- Go on in-- it's only the kitchen -- Know your techniques -- Expand your repertoire -- Now you're cooking! Real menus for real life -- The part of tens -- Appendix A. Glossary of 100 (plus) common cooking terms -- Appendix B. Common substitutions, abbreviations, and equivalents.
Summary: "Learn to master grilling, slow cooking, baking, roasting, sautéing, and more. Make tasty, affordable meals the whole family will enjoy. Prepare a complete holiday or party menu"--Cover.
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Basic tools, techniques, and recipes for creating easy, delicious meals <p>It doesn't take culinary mastery and great recipes to be a great cook. Cooking Basics For Dummies, 4th Edition, appeals to beginners who want to learn the basics of cooking and implement understandable and practical recipes in their everyday cooking experience.. Cooking Basics For Dummies digs you out of microwave dinners and tipping delivery persons and propels you with all the ingredients you need toward becoming a superior home cook. This hands-on guide shows you the fun and easy way to prepare meals all your guests and family members will love, from die-hard vegetarians to the most passionate meat eaters.</p> Fun, tasty, and easy recipes the whole family will enjoy for every occasion Covers grilling, slow cooking, pressure cooking, roasting, and saut?ing Considerations for vegetarians, special diets, and sustainable dishes with flavor and pizzazz <p>With the help of Cooking Basics For Dummies , you'll be able to handle boiling, poaching, steaming, braising, grilling, and so much more like a master.</p>

$21.99 prolam 9-2011 (db)

Includes index.

Some previous eds. have title Cooking for dummies.

"Learn to master grilling, slow cooking, baking, roasting, sautéing, and more. Make tasty, affordable meals the whole family will enjoy. Prepare a complete holiday or party menu"--Cover.

Introduction -- Go on in-- it's only the kitchen -- Know your techniques -- Expand your repertoire -- Now you're cooking! Real menus for real life -- The part of tens -- Appendix A. Glossary of 100 (plus) common cooking terms -- Appendix B. Common substitutions, abbreviations, and equivalents.

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