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The no recipe cookbook : a beginner's guide to the art of cooking / / Susan Crowther ; foreword by Roland G. Henin ; photography by Julie Fallone ; paintings and drawings by Maisie Crowther and The Brattleboro Senior Center Water-based Media Group, and Marcia Fagelson.
Call Number:
641.5 CRO
Publication Date:
[2013]
Publisher:
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2013]
Physical Description:
xii, 196 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Introduction. Why no recipe cooking? ; Let's get cooking -- The basic philosophies. Mise en place ; Seven virtues of cooking ; Top ten tips in the kitchen -- The Basic Ingredients. What's in a recipe? ; Top ten lists ; To meat or not to meat? ; Top ten ingredients ; Seasoned with accomplishment -- The Basic Procedures. Three basic steps ; Salads : the tip of the iceberg ; The vegetable rainbow ; Amazing grains and simple sugars ; Cooking grains ; The magical fruit ; Stone soup ; Making soup from scratch ; Dancing, swinging, poetry... marinade ; Sauces and spreads and dips : oh my! -- The Basic Beverages. The good, the bad, and the smoothie ; Coffee, tea, or me? ; The non-milk of human kindness -- Beyond The Basics. Mish mash ; Wild things ; Rosemary -- How to follow a recipe.
Summary:
" ... The No Recipe Cookbook is a commonsensical and creative approach to preparing delicious meals, focusing on principles, intuition, and integrity. Cooking is also explored holistically, incorporating aspects such as local ingredients and "green cooking." Each page explores culinary virtues of patience, adaptability, and love next to principles, utensils, and procedures ... " -- publisher description.
Horizon Bib Number:
1462101
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