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The Way to Cook

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By the author of "Mastering the Art of French Cooking", this book presents a guide to modern home cooking. Blending the essentials of formal techniques with an understanding of the new demands for simplicity and healthiness, it is designed both to teach the beginner and to inspire the expert. Hide synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.858
Kathleen H

Great Book

by Kathleen H on Apr 14, 2011

This book is great. If you want to take the time and make really delicious food from scratch - this is the book for you! More

vonManstein

Great service, great value

by vonManstein on Sep 30, 2010

I was very pleased to be able to find a new version of this book to give as a gift. It was accurately described and I felt that the price was a good value. More

JimBenso

wish i had this when i was younger

by JimBenso on Sep 16, 2010

I like this book better than her classic on french cookery. Many of the recipes are simpler and can be made in a reasonable time with available ingredients. I especially like her method of a master recipe, then adding variations. And I like her hints on substitutions -- if you don't have this, you can ... More

wefamlee

A lesson in technique

by wefamlee on Dec 4, 2009

You may be a good cook now but this book will show you techniques that will take you from home cook to resident chef! Many recipes look simple but if you follow the directions exactly you come out with a sublime dish. I recommend Julia's pork chops in mustard sauce. More

SweettheaCakes

very thorough cooking reference.

by SweettheaCakes on Mar 25, 2009

What can I say about Julia Child? This is really dated now, of course; kind of a lowbrow ?Joy of Cooking?, but still a very thorough cooking reference. Julia is very thorough on every topic she covers, and she provides a ton of details that you don?t really find in other books. For example, ... More

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