Tools & Techniques
Williams-Sonoma Tools & Techniques is your road map to cooking success. A comprehensive guide to basic tools and equipment for the home kitchen, with ... Show synopsis Williams-Sonoma Tools & Techniques is your road map to cooking success. A comprehensive guide to basic tools and equipment for the home kitchen, with special features explaining the differences among cookware materials and a primer on cutlery styles and uses, and a step-by-step tutorial on key cooking tasks--cutting vegetables into a variety of shapes; boning and skinning a chicken breast; filling and frosting a layer cake and moreit is a must-have for every kitchen.Also included are more than 50 recipe staples: perfect poached salmon, classic roast chicken, homemade chicken and beef stock, and dozens of vinaigrettes and sauces. Even when using a recipe from another cookbook, Williams-Sonoma Tools & Techniqueswill be your guide to scores of kitchen tasks. With friendly explanations of 250 techniques, 200 tools, and over 1500 full-color photographs, whether you are anovice inthe kitchen or a seasoned home cook, this book is the ultimate source of kitchen wisdom.