This is much more than a collection of wonderful, carefully tested recipes. This book has it all, including what you need in your pantry and what basic equipment is needed to make all the recipes. This information, too, has been carefully tested. But best of all is Chris Kimball's eloquent writing, reminding us the the spirit of home life centers on the kitchen, cooking with others and sharing fool together around the kitchen table.
Offers an introduction to old-fashioned, country-style cooking with a collection of 300 all-American recipes, focusing on cooking with inexpensive ingredients such as grains, vegetables, pasta, poultry & low-fat cuts of meat that are synonymous with good nutrition.
Chris Kimball founded Cook's Magazine in 1980; it has grown to a paid circulation of 1,000,000. He hosts America's Test Kitchen and Cook's Country, which are the top-rated cooking shows on public television, reaching 2 million viewers per week in over 94% of American households. Kimball is a regular contributor to both the Today Show and the CBS Early Show. He has been written up in most major newspapers, many national magazines, including The New Yorker and Time, and regularly contributes to NPR's Morning Edition, including doing a regular Thanksgiving segment. He will also host a public radio show on cooking starting in the fall of 2010.
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