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Cuisine Economique

Pepin, Jacques

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ISBN 10: 0688111459 / ISBN 13: 9780688111458
Published by William Morrow & Co, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1992
Used Condition: Very Good Cloth
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260 pages, inscribed by Pepin on the front endpaper, a very good copy in dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 029372

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Designed to assist the frugal gourmet in capitalizing on seasonal cooking, a collection of 170 recipes arranged in menus covers lamb, cold soups, pasta dishes, stews, desserts, and much more. 50,000 first printing. Tour.

From Publishers Weekly: This timely collection of recipes and menus by columnist and TV teacher Pepin ( Today's Gourmet ) is devoted to the art of producing "good, well-cooked food with speed, organization, cleanliness and economy." The author is a consummate instructor, never assuming readers are practiced cooks yet never patronizing them, either. The book is valuable as much for its footnotes as for its foods. The reader learns time- and money-saving techniques: how to double the yield of costly asparagus and how to cook beans without soaking, as well as how to make the fresh breadcrumbs often called for in contemporary recipes but not always included in the recipe section. Recipes here are grouped by season--foods in season being most economical--and many reflect Pepin's provincial French roots. Some of the more unusual include fromage fort, made with leftover bits of cheese, and grand aioli, a flan of green herbs, and a black-eyed pea and kale ragout. While this is not a low-calorie book, Pepin recommends canola oil wherever possible and uses fruit as a base for most desserts.
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Title: Cuisine Economique

Publisher: William Morrow & Co, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Inscribed and Signed By Author

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