Lauren Groveman's Kitchen: Nurturing Food for Family and Friends

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9780811832496: Lauren Groveman's Kitchen: Nurturing Food for Family and Friends

Lauren Groveman, host of the public television series "Home Cooking with Lauren Groveman," has perfected the art of cooking delicious, simple, homemade meals every day of the week--a luxury only dreamed of by most schedule-driven cooks. Lauren Groveman's Kitchen, revised and updated and now available at long last in paperback, makes them possible again with a comprehensive, inspiring book that reinvents cooking as a relaxing, creative, fulfilling activity for even the busiest people. Replete with expert advice on the basics as well as innovative twists on recipes drawn from a wide array of culinary traditions, this is the book that can teach both the novice and experienced cook how to make soul-satisfying meals ranging from the homey to the sophisticated. Detailed, clearly written instructions, tips on time management, and an entire chapter on bread making (not to mention several brand-new recipes!) are just some of the features that make this generous volume the most dog-eared, sauce-stained reference in every kitchen.

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Once taken for granted, delicious, homemade meals every day of the week are now an achievement only dreamed of by today's schedule-driven cooks. Lauren Groveman makes them possible again with this comprehensive and remarkably accessible new books that reinvents cookings as a relaxing, creative, fulfilling activity for even the busiest people.

Replete with expert advice on the basics--along with innovative twists and numerous helpful variations on recipes drawn from a wide array of culinary traditions--Lauren Groveman's Kitchen teaches novice and experienced cooks alike how to make soul-satisfying meals ranging from the gratifying simple to the wonderfully sophisticated.

Spinach-Stuffed Mushrooms Baked with Bread Crumbs. Hearty Potato Leek Soup. A quick and lsight Ginger Scented Grilled Salmon or Honey Mustard Roast Rack of Lamb. Simply elegant Maple-Basted Delicata Squash. A heavenly Coconut Rasberry Cloud Cake. These are among the recipes you'll rely on again and again for memorable family meals and outstanding dinner parties.

Clear and detailed instructions, informative, sidebars, tips on time management, a thorough discussion of the pros and cons of commercially prepared foods, and an entire chapter on bread making are just a few of the features that make this generous volume the most relevant teaching cookbook for the nineties--and a marvelous resource for busy people everywhere.

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Lauren Groveman is a well-known cooking and baking teacher and the host of the PBS series "Home Cooking with Lauren Groveman." She lives with her family in New York.

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