Beard on Pasta
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Beard on Pasta

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This kitchen classic from James Beard-a name synonymous with culinary excellence-is back in print in a handsome edition featuring 100 of Beard's favorite international recipes and in-depth information on pasta's origins. An indispensable resource from the dean of American cooking.
Hardcover, 236 pages
Published September 27th 1994 by Random House Value Publishing (first published 1983)
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Karen
Wonderful pasta book! Explains with illustrations and in thorough detail every way to make pasta with a machine, by hand and with other technical information clearly spelled out. I followed the clear instructions to make my first batch of egg pasta with a machine, threw in some garlic and black pepper for flavor, and the first batch was so tasty!

There are lots of recipes for making pastas and many sauces as well. There is advice on buying cheeses, flours, sauce ingredients and suggestions for dr...more
Catherine Woodman
I have used this cookbook as many times a almost any other in my kitchen--partly because I've had it 25 years, but also because it is a competent and short compilation of the very basic sauces you need in recipes that are simple to do and work. Which is a big key to how Beard was as a cook
Dan Kugler
But, if you do use paste, by all means look for the kind that comes in tubes. The number of servings will depend on the place in the meal, the quality of the sauce, and the appetites of the eaters.
Rose
yum yum yum. making pasta for dinner tonight. his mac and cheese recipe, very traditional, can't be topped. beard is king.
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James Andrew Beard was an American chef and food writer. He is recognized by many as the father of American gastronomy. Throughout his life, he pursued and advocated the highest standards, and served as a mentor to emerging talents in the field of the culinary arts.

More about James Beard...
Beard on Bread James Beard's American Cookery Beard on Food: The Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom from the Dean of American Cooking James Beard's Theory and Practice Of Good Cooking The James Beard Cookbook

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