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Gourmet Cooking for Dummies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication date September 1, 1997
Pages 390
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780764550294
ISBN-10 0764550292
Dimensions 1 by 7.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.65 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $19.99
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Summaries and Reviews
Explains the different elements that go into a creating a gourmet meal, from proper kitchen utensils and staples to choosing the proper wine to accompany the meal description: Product Description: "Trotter's book stands equally alongside the works of Julia Child and James Beard."
—Library Journal

"Cooking a gourmet dinner doesn’t have to be a frightening experience – Charlie Trotter’s Gourmet Cooking For Dummies will dispel all your fears and help you turn out wonderful dishes."
– Ferdinand E. Metz, President of the Culinary Institute of America

"Look to Charlie Trotter for great wine choices for gourmets – Dummies or not! Educational, instructive, and delicious."
– Robert Mondavi, Robert Mondavi Winery

"Charlie Trotter has become famous for his unique and detailed approach to food. This book is no different – and entertaining as a bonus."
– Keith Keogh, C.E.C., President, California Culinary Academy

If tuna casserole is the most exciting meal you’ve made lately, let Gourmet Cooking For Dummies™ come to your culinary rescue! In a matter of minutes, you can create mouth-watering dishes – from soups and sauces to zesty vegetarian delights and seafood masterpieces – that are guaranteed to impress your family and friends.

Inside, you’ll discover how to:

  • Set up your gourmet kitchen with the right pots and pans, tools, and spices
  • Prepare sauces, soups, vegetable dishes, seafood creations, desserts, and more with a minimum of ingredients
  • Create complete menus for any occasion, from a meal with your boss to a summer picnic
  • Bring the world into your kitchen with recipes for ethnically inspired dishes
  • Use Charlie’s chef-tested cooking tips to make gourmet cooking fun and easy

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9780764550294 | details & prices | 390 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $19.99
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