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The Good Egg: More Than 200 Fresh Approaches from Breakfast to Dessertby Marie Simmons
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The James Beard Award-winning guide to cooking with one of the most feared and revered ingredients in the kitchen.
In the words of celebrated food writer M.F.K. Fisher, "eggs have been massacred for as long as people knew about pots and pans.” Marie Simmons helps frustrated home cooks warm up to this remarkable ingredient and master it in The Good Egg. Beginning with the basics, such as how to make perfect scrambled eggs, and continuing on to sandwiches, soups, pastas, quiches, soufflés, and delectable meringues and cakes, this indispensable cookbook restores eggs to their golden glory with more than 200 recipes that illustrate how versatile and delicious eggs can be.
Now in paperback for the first time, the only comprehensive book on egg cookery, winner of a James Beard Award.
Beginning with basics, such as how to make perfect scrambled eggs, and continuing on to sandwiches, soups, pastas, quiches, soufflés, and delectable meringues and cakes, The Good Egg artfully describes the many uses of one of cookings most essential and healthful ingredients.
The author of "Lighter, Quicker, Better" turns her expertise to the indispensable egg, providing recipes for plenty of standbys as well as hundreds of exciting new ideas. Brimming with informative sidebars, "The Good Egg" is the ultimate word on a subject long overdue for serious attention. 2-color throughout.
About the Author
Marie Simmons's knack for simple, appealing food has won her millions of readers in dozens of magazines, including BON APPETIT, where she writes a monthly column. She won both a James Beard Award and a Julia Child Award for LIGHTER, QUICKER, BETTER (written with Richard Sax), and she has written twelve other cookbooks, including the A to Z series. She resides in Oakland, California.
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