CRAFT OF COOKING

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Craft Of Cooking

Author : Tom Colicchio
ISBN : 9780770433901
Genre : Cooking
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From Tom Colicchio, chef/co-owner of New York’s acclaimed Gramercy Tavern, comes a book that profiles the food and philosophy of Craft, his unique restaurant in the heart of New York’s Flatiron district, and winner of the 2002 James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in America. From its food to its architecture and menu design, Craft has been celebrated for its courageous movement away from culinary theatrics and over-the-top presentations, back to the simple magic of great food. Realizing that his own culinary style had grown increasingly unembellished, and gambling that New York diners were experiencing that same kind of culinary fatigue (brought on by too much “fancy food”), Colicchio set out to prove that the finest food didn’t have to be the most complicated. From its opening in March 2001, Craft offered diners simple, soulful dishes centered around single ingredients that went on to shake up many people’s ideas of what “restaurant food” should be like. Craft of Cooking leads you through Colicchio’s thought process in choosing raw materials—like what to look for in fresh fish, or how to choose the perfect mushroom—to show that good food is available to anyone with access to a good supermarket, farm stand, or gourmet grocery. The book also features “Day-in-the-Life-of-Craft” portraits, which offer a fascinating, behind-the-scenes glimpse at areas of the restaurant beyond the dining room. These segments allow the reader to peer into the fast-paced prep kitchen, to witness the high drama of reservations, and to get a taste of the humor and empathy necessary to serve New York’s colorful visitors and foodies. And then there are the recipes. Craft of Cooking presents 140 recipes that range from the simplest dish of spring peas to roasted fish; from lush but effortless braises to complex brining and curing of meat for homemade charcuterie, included to give the reader a “fly-on-the-wall” experience of visiting the Craft kitchen for themselves. Dishes are divided–like the Craft menu itself–into categories of meat, fish, vegetables, potatoes, grains, desserts, and pantry, and then further delineated by technique–roasting, braising, sautéing, etc.–with abundant suggestions and technical tips. Using Tom’s straightforward and friendly voice, Craft of Cooking offers recipes suited to any purpose—from a quick family meal to a festive dinner party for twelve. As he did in his James Beard award-winning book, Think Like a Chef, Colicchio uses Craft of Cooking to teach, tell his story, and offer inspiration to cooks of any skill level. With more than 100 full-color and black-and-white photographs, Craft of Cooking is destined to become a staple of home cooks everywhere—the one “restaurant cookbook” they can’t live without.
Category: Cooking

At The Kitchen Table

Author : Greg Atkinson
ISBN : 9781570617850
Genre : Cooking
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This is a book of more than two dozen essays about eating, food, the meaning of coming together at the table, and the pleasures of home cooking. Greg Atkinson, chef and writer, brings the perspective of one who has harvested shellfish with fishermen in Puget Sound, walked the rows during harvest at Oregon vineyards, as well as sourced ingredients at the local big box retailer. According to Atkinson, the measure that’s most valuable is the amount of heart that brings people together for a meal--less important is the pedigree of the extra virgin olive oil that's used. In this book, Atkinson brings memorable meals to life, shares the special experience of making borscht, reveals tips and tidbits on cooking that he has garnered from foodie royalty that have passed through his kitchen, even about his aversion to fishing for trout and his pleasure in preparing them on camping trips to favorite mountain lakes. At the Kitchen Table is about the meaning of eating, the broad culinary web we enter with every bite we take, and the special sanctuary that is the home kitchen. Each essay is concluded with several recipes--more than 70 total.
Category: Cooking

Bitterman S Craft Salt Cooking

Author : Mark Bitterman
ISBN : 9781449483777
Genre : Cooking
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This is the essential guide to making great salt the centerpiece of your cooking at home. We demand quality in our meals, and natural, hand-made salts are the most basic and essential way to make those ingredients shine. Mark Bitterman is THE salt expert and award-winning author. In this book he makes this simple truth abundantly clear with over 60 inspiring recipes such as: Colorado Beef Burger with Mesquite Smoked Salt, and Chilies, Truffle Salt Smashed Roasted Potatoes, Salted Latte Ice Cream with Lemon Espresso Drizzle. The introduction explores why craft salt is different from iodized salt, kosher salt, and even industrially manufactured sea salt in regard to flavor, nutrition, and sustainability. The many varieties of gourmet salts available today are broken into 7 families (fleur de sel, sel gris, flake salt, traditional salt, shio, rock salt, smoked and infused salts), with helpful charts that make finding the right salt for the right food convenient and easy. The modern, but down-to-earth recipes are organized into practical chapters: Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Eggs and Dairy, Vegetables and Fruits, Sweets, and Drinks and Cocktails. Beyond the recipes, the tips, techniques, and suggestions will help you elevate your tried and true favorite dishes by now using the correct type of salt. Craft salts are not a fad, they are the heart and soul of our food culture today.
Category: Cooking

Food On Tap Cooking With Craft Beer

Author : Lori Rice
ISBN : 9781682680773
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 85.99 MB
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Discover new ways to savor your favorite beer with 60 traditional and inventive recipes. In the age of craft beer, the varieties seem endless. From floral IPAs to rich porters and stouts, and tart lambic ales to gluten-free options, there is a beer for every taste. Food on Tap is an accessible guide to using these delicious brews to add complex flavor and exciting twists to classic and new recipes such as: Sausage Crusted Helles and Kale Quiche Summer Saison Tomato Bisque Barleywine Beef Short Rib Stew Chocolate Pecan Coconut Porter Cake Beautiful original photography will have your mouth watering, so pour a draft and get ready to cook with beer.
Category: Cooking

Crafted Meat

Author : Hendrik Haase
ISBN : 3899556372
Genre : Cooking (Meat)
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A compelling visual reference on today's new meat culture.
Category: Cooking (Meat)

P T Confit Rillette Recipes From The Craft Of Charcuterie

Author : Brian Polcyn
ISBN : 9780393634327
Genre : Cooking
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The best-selling team behind Charcuterie and Salumi further deepens our understanding of a venerable craft. In Pâté, Confit, Rillette, Brian Polcyn and Michael Ruhlman provide a comprehensive guide to the most elegant and accessible branch of the charcuterie tradition. There is arguably nothing richer and more flavorful than a slice of pâté de foie gras, especially when it’s spread onto crusty bread. Anyone lucky enough to have been treated to a duck confit, poached and preserved in its own fat, or a pâté en croute, knows they’re impossible to resist. And yet, pâtés, confits, rillettes, and similar dishes featured in this book were developed in the pursuit of frugality. Butchers who didn’t want to waste a single piece of the animals they slaughtered could use these dishes to serve and preserve them. In so doing, they founded a tradition of culinary alchemy that transformed lowly cuts of meat into culinary gold. Polcyn and Ruhlman begin with crucial instructions about how to control temperature and select your ingredients to ensure success, and quickly move on to master recipes, offering the fundamental ratios of fat, meat, and seasoning, which will allow chefs to easily make their own variations. The recipes that follow span traditional dishes and modern inventions, featuring a succulent chicken terrine embedded with sautéed mushrooms and flecked with bright green herbs; modern rillettes of shredded salmon and whitefish; classic confits of duck and goose; and a vegetarian layered potato terrine. Pâté, Confit, Rillette is the book to reach for when a cook or chef intends to explore these timeless techniques, both the fundamentals and their nuances, and create exquisite food.
Category: Cooking

Kids In The Garden

Author : Australian Women's Weekly Staff
ISBN : 1742451306
Genre : Cooking
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This delightful book introduces children to the oys of gardening. There's information on what to plant and when, how to prepare the soil and the right tools to use. Then there's the nitty gritty - how to grow herbs, vegetables, salad greens, mushrooms and flowers. Simple recipes show how to prepare, cook and store this bounty. And the fun really starts with instructions on how to make a scarecrow, paint pots, make a worm garden and press flowers.
Category: Cooking

The Elements Of Cooking

Author : Michael Ruhlman
ISBN : 9781416579229
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 48.94 MB
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In The Elements of Cooking, New York Times bestselling author Michael Ruhlman deconstructs the essential knowledge of the kitchen to reveal what professional chefs know only after years of training and experience. With alphabetically ordered entries and eight beautifully written essays, Ruhlman outlines what it takes to cook well: understanding heat, using the right tools, cooking with eggs, making stock, making sauce, salting food, what a cook should read, and exploring the most important skill to have in the kitchen, finesse. The Elements of Cooking gives everyone the tools they need to go from being a good cook to a great one.
Category: Cooking

Cooking With Craft Beer

Author : Stevan Paul
ISBN : 9781925418484
Genre : COOKING
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"First published in German as Craft Beer Kochbuch by Christian Brandsteatter Verlag in 2015"--Colophon.
Category: COOKING

Minecraft Recipes For Dummies

Author : Jesse Stay
ISBN : 9781118968284
Genre : Computers
File Size : 70.55 MB
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A quick, handy reference on Minecraft recipes Want to find resources, make a shelter, craft tools, armor, and weapons, and protect yourself from monsters with Minecraft recipes? You've come to the right place! In a handy, portable edition that's packed with step-by-step instructions, Minecraft Recipes For Dummies makes it easy to look up the required items and figure out which blocks you need to gather to create each item. You'll get recipes for weapons, armor, transportation, mechanism, food, dye, wool, and brewing, as well as information on enchanting, repairing, gathering, farming, efficiency, and more. Minecraft is more than just a game: it's an obsession. It has gone from an obscure game with a cult-like following to a mainstream phenomenon. Minecraft consists of players using an avatar to create or destroy various types of blocks, form fantastic structures, create artwork, and much more, all in a three-dimensional environment and across various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes. With this fun and friendly guide, you'll get quick and easy access to Minecraft recipes to enhance your game and get even more out of this popular, addictive game. Shows you which blocks you'll need to gather to create shelter, tools, armor, weapons, and more Makes it easier for both beginner and advanced Minecraft players to make the most of the game Playing the game teaches users basic programming skills and engineering concepts The author's sons—both avid Minecraft players and bloggers—contributed to the writing of this book Minecraft Recipes For Dummies is the portable guide that goes where you go as you create a world you'll never want to leave.
Category: Computers