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Gourmet Cooking on a Budget: Essential Recipes & Techniques from Professional Kitchens (Knack: Make It Easy)by Michalene Busico
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Who doesnt want to cook and eat in style, but without spending too much time—and money—on complicated recipes and luxury ingredients? Knack Gourmet Cooking on a Budget makes this possible. With 350 enticing, full-color photos accompanying succinct recipes and instructions, it leads you step-by-step through a choice selection of casual but sophisticated appetizers, entrées, side dishes, and desserts—from slow-cooked brisket and fish steamed in parchment paper, to Tunisian carrot salad and pumpkin spice cake. Youll learn top chefs secrets for cutting corners while still creating show-stopping flavors, what tools you need (and dont), and how to get the most for your money at the market.
350 full-color photos - 100 recipes - 250 variations covering:
Appetizers * Pasta & Rice Eggs * Chicken & Poultry * Beef & Lamb * Pork * Seafood
Ground Meat * Breads * Beans Casseroles * Soups & Stews * Vegetables * Desserts
Who doesnt want to cook and eat well, but without spending a lot of money on luxury ingredients or time fussing over complicated recipes? In this economy, pretty much everyone. With clear instructions and enticing, informative photography, Knack Gourmet Cooking on a Budget leads readers through a choice selection of appetizers, entrees, side dishes, and desserts, emphasizing casual but sophisticated dishes.
About the Author
Michalene Busico is a freelance writer specializing in food, wine, travel, and design. She writes for House Beautiful, Bon Appetit, and Culture magazines. She served as Food Editor at both the Los Angeles Times (2002-2008) and the New York Times (1998-2002), two of the most influential news organizations in the country.
Viktor Budnik is a food photographer based in Los Angeles. He is the photographer for Knack Diabetes Cookbook.
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