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Home Cooking

A Writer in the Kitchen
Colwin, Laurie (Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A unique feast for body and soul, "Home Cooking" shares the delightful pleasures of discovering cooking and eating good, simple food. Colwin combines her insightful, good-humored writing style with her lifelong passion for wonderful food in such essays as "Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant", "Repulsive Dinners: A Memoir" and "Stuffed Breast of Veal: A Bad Idea".
Authors: Colwin, Laurie
Title: Home cooking
a writer in the kitchen
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2010
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
Characteristics: x, 193 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Laurie Colwin ; illustrated by Anna Shapiro
Notes: Includes index
"Portions of this text were originally published in Gourmet magazine, Inside magazine, and 7 Days magazine"--Verso t.p
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1988
Contents: Home cooking: an introduction
Starting out in the kitchen
The low-tech person's Batterie de cuisine
Alone in the kitchen with an eggplant
How to fry chicken
Potato salad
Feeding the fussy
Break baking without agony
Friday night supper
How to disguise vegetables
Fish
Feeding the multitudes
Chocolate
The same old thing
Red peppers
Dinner parties
How to avoid grilling
Nursery food
Bitter greens
Soup
English food
Without salt
Stuffing: a confession
Flank steak: the neglected cut
Kitchen horrors
About salad
Repulsive dinners: a memoir
Chicken salad
Easy cooking for exhausted people
How to give a party
How to make gingerbread
Stuffed breast of veal: a bad idea
Black cake
Summary: A unique feast for body and soul, "Home Cooking" shares the delightful pleasures of discovering cooking and eating good, simple food. Colwin combines her insightful, good-humored writing style with her lifelong passion for wonderful food in such essays as "Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant", "Repulsive Dinners: A Memoir" and "Stuffed Breast of Veal: A Bad Idea".
ISBN: 0307474410
9780307474414
Branch Call Number: 641.5 C727h 2010
Subject Headings: Cooking
Genre/Form: Cookbooks
Topical Term: Cooking
LCCN: 2010455796
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