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Classic Home Cooking

3.90  ·  Rating details ·  20 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Including updated versions of everyone's all-time favorite dishes, as well as exciting new selections from around the world, Classic Home Cooking is an indispensable reference. Featuring more than 1,000 recipes using fresh, natural ingredients that can be made with minimum time and fuss, the authors follow modern guidelines for using less saturated fat, sugar, and salt wit ...more
Hardcover, 544 pages
Published October 6th 2003 by DK
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May 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
My go-to cookbook. Mine is a mess with dribbles and spots and notes and pages the have been wet and then dried.

In addition to the recipes and great layout and photography, this book has wonderful photos of how to do things--boning, straining, etc etc etc. The kind of stuff that you're never sure if you're doing it right--there are pictures.

Chicken Pot Pie
Sunday Roast Chicken (mmmm stuffing)
Sandwich Rolls
French Pancakes
Poultry Stock
Tarragon Chicken with Lime
French Onion Soup

Jan 14, 2015 rated it liked it
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My enthusiasm for this one, so far, is as a book to read and browse through for visual inspiration. (Haven't yet cooked anything from it, can't yet comment on the reliability of the recipes.)

Beautiful book, lots of pictures.

There's a cook's notes page detailing important information on things like the typical egg size used, measurements, etc. Definitely give it a look to make sure you and the authors are on the same page.

After getting snared by the Great British Baking show on PBS, and being
Feb 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
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One of the cookbooks in our collection that we use the most. Good basic recipes and some not so basic recipes. One of the first cookbooks I pull out to look through when I'm in the mood for cooking because the recipes are good AND because it is illustrated exceptionally well.
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