9781400069910

Thanksgiving

Sifton, Sam

ISBN 10: 1400069912 / 1-4000-6991-2
ISBN 13: 9781400069910
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 2012
Binding: Hardcover
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY EATER.COM

From one of America’s finest food writers, the former restaurant critic for The New York Times, comes a definitive, timeless guide to Thanksgiving dinner—preparing it, surviving it, and pulling it off in style.
 
From the planning of the meal to the washing of the last plate, Thanksgiving poses more—and more vexing—problems for the home cook than any other holiday. In this smartly written, beautifully illustrated, recipe-filled book, Sam Sifton, the Times’s resident Thanksgiving expert, delivers a message of great comfort and solace: There is no need for fear. You can cook a great meal on Thanksgiving. You can have a great time.
 
With simple, fool-proof recipes for classic Thanksgiving staples, as well as new takes on old standbys, this book will show you that the fourth Thursday of November does not have to be a day of kitchen stress and family drama, of dry stuffing and sad, cratered pies. You can make a better turkey than anyone has ever served you in your life, and you can serve it with gravy that is not lumpy or bland but a salty balm, rich in flavor, that transforms all it touches. Here are recipes for exciting side dishes and robust pies and festive cocktails, instructions for setting the table and setting the mood, as well as cooking techniques and menu ideas that will serve you all year long, whenever you are throwing a big party. Written for novice and experienced cooks alike, Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well is your guide to making Thanksgiving the best holiday of the year. It is not fantasy. If you prepare, it will happen. And this book will show you how.

Advance praise for Thanksgiving
 
“If you don’t have Thanksgiving, you are not really having Thanksgiving. This book is as essential to the day as the turkey itself. It’s an expert, gently opinionated guide to everything from the cranberry sauce to the table setting to the divvying up of the leftovers, but it’s also a paean to the holiday and an evocation of both its past and its promising future. Sam Sifton’s Thanksgiving world is the one I want to live in.”—Gabrielle Hamilton, bestselling author of Blood, Bones, & Butter
 
“The charm of Sam Sifton’s Thanksgiving is that he proposes that home cooks treat this culinary Olympics like any other dinner party—don’t panic, deconstruct your tasks into bite-size pieces, and conquer that fear of failure. Sam could talk a fledgling doctor through his first open-heart surgery. It’s all here—from brining to spatchcocking, sides to desserts—and served up with a generous dollop of reassuring advice from one of America’s most notable food writers.”—Christopher Kimball, editor of Cook’s Illustrated and host of America’s Test Kitchen

 

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Book Description: Random House. 1 Cloth(s), 2012. hard. Book Condition: New. The national editor of the New York Times (though he was formerly the newspaper's restaurant critic, and still writes a food column for the Sunday Times Magazine), Sam Sifton here gives us a definitive, timeless guide to Thanksgiving dinner—preparing it, surviving it, and pulling it off in style. Here are simple, foolproof recipes for classic Thanksgiving staples, as well as new takes on old standbys. You can make a better turkey than anyone has ever served you in your life, insists Sifton—and you can serve it with gravy that is not lumpy or bland but "a salty balm, rich in flavor, that transforms all it touches," along with exciting side dishes, robust pies, and festive cocktails"The charm of Sam Sifton's Thanksgiving is that he proposes that home cooks treat this culinary Olympics like any other dinner party—don't panic, deconstruct your tasks into bite-size pieces, and conquer that fear of failure. Sam could talk a fledgling doctor through his first open-heart surgery. It's all here—from brining to spatchcocking, sides to desserts—and served up with a generous dollop of reassuring advice from one of America's most notable food writers."—Christopher Kimball 133. Bookseller Inventory # 43017

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Book Description: RANDOM HOUSE, United States, 2012. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Sarah C Rutherford (illustrator). 215 x 146 mm. Brand New Book. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY From one of America s finest food writers, the former restaurant critic for The New York Times, comes a definitive, timeless guide to Thanksgiving dinner--preparing it, surviving it, and pulling it off in style. From the planning of the meal to the washing of the last plate, Thanksgiving poses more--and more vexing--problems for the home cook than any other holiday. In this smartly written, beautifully illustrated, recipe-filled book, Sam Sifton, the Times s resident Thanksgiving expert, delivers a message of great comfort and solace: There is no need for fear. You can cook a great meal on Thanksgiving. You can have a great time. With simple, fool-proof recipes for classic Thanksgiving staples, as well as new takes on old standbys, this book will show you that the fourth Thursday of November does not have to be a day of kitchen stress and family drama, of dry stuffing and sad, cratered pies. You can make a better turkey than anyone has ever served you in your life, and you can serve it with gravy that is not lumpy or bland but a salty balm, rich in flavor, that transforms all it touches. Here are recipes for exciting side dishes and robust pies and festive cocktails, instructions for setting the table and setting the mood, as well as cooking techniques and menu ideas that will serve you all year long, whenever you are throwing a big party. Written for novice and experienced cooks alike, Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well is your guide to making Thanksgiving the best holiday of the year. It is not fantasy. If you prepare, it will happen. And this book will show you how. Advance praise for Thanksgiving If you don t have Thanksgiving, you are not really having Thanksgiving. This book is as essential to the day as the turkey itself. It s an expert, gently opinionated guide to everything from the cranberry sauce to the table setting to the divvying up of the leftovers, but it s also a paean to the holiday and an evocation of both its past and its promising future. Sam Sifton s Thanksgiving world is the one I want to live in. --Gabrielle Hamilton, bestselling author of Blood, Bones, Butter The charm of Sam Sifton s Thanksgiving is that he proposes that home cooks treat this culinary Olympics like any other dinner party--don t panic, deconstruct your tasks into bite-size pieces, and conquer that fear of failure. Sam could talk a fledgling doctor through his first open-heart surgery. It s all here--from brining to spatchcocking, sides to desserts--and served up with a generous dollop of reassuring advice from one of America s most notable food writers. --Christopher Kimball, editor of Cook s Illustrated and host of America s Test Kitchen. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9781400069910

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Book Description: RANDOM HOUSE, United States, 2012. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Sarah C Rutherford (illustrator). 215 x 146 mm. Brand New Book. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY From one of America s finest food writers, the former restaurant critic for The New York Times, comes a definitive, timeless guide to Thanksgiving dinner--preparing it, surviving it, and pulling it off in style. From the planning of the meal to the washing of the last plate, Thanksgiving poses more--and more vexing--problems for the home cook than any other holiday. In this smartly written, beautifully illustrated, recipe-filled book, Sam Sifton, the Times s resident Thanksgiving expert, delivers a message of great comfort and solace: There is no need for fear. You can cook a great meal on Thanksgiving. You can have a great time. With simple, fool-proof recipes for classic Thanksgiving staples, as well as new takes on old standbys, this book will show you that the fourth Thursday of November does not have to be a day of kitchen stress and family drama, of dry stuffing and sad, cratered pies. You can make a better turkey than anyone has ever served you in your life, and you can serve it with gravy that is not lumpy or bland but a salty balm, rich in flavor, that transforms all it touches. Here are recipes for exciting side dishes and robust pies and festive cocktails, instructions for setting the table and setting the mood, as well as cooking techniques and menu ideas that will serve you all year long, whenever you are throwing a big party. Written for novice and experienced cooks alike, Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well is your guide to making Thanksgiving the best holiday of the year. It is not fantasy. If you prepare, it will happen. And this book will show you how. Advance praise for Thanksgiving If you don t have Thanksgiving, you are not really having Thanksgiving. This book is as essential to the day as the turkey itself. It s an expert, gently opinionated guide to everything from the cranberry sauce to the table setting to the divvying up of the leftovers, but it s also a paean to the holiday and an evocation of both its past and its promising future. Sam Sifton s Thanksgiving world is the one I want to live in. --Gabrielle Hamilton, bestselling author of Blood, Bones, Butter The charm of Sam Sifton s Thanksgiving is that he proposes that home cooks treat this culinary Olympics like any other dinner party--don t panic, deconstruct your tasks into bite-size pieces, and conquer that fear of failure. Sam could talk a fledgling doctor through his first open-heart surgery. It s all here--from brining to spatchcocking, sides to desserts--and served up with a generous dollop of reassuring advice from one of America s most notable food writers. --Christopher Kimball, editor of Cook s Illustrated and host of America s Test Kitchen. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9781400069910

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