The Good Housekeeping Illustrated CookbookBook - 1989
The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook was an instant classic when it appeared in 1980. Now, over a million copies later, comes this revised & expanded edition for novice & experienced cook alike. Here, from the same famous Good Housekeeping Institute's kitchens, is a wealth of information for today's modem cook -- from microwave cooking to fast & easy menus for all occasions, time-saving shopping & preparation tips & new nutritional data. Exciting new four-color photographs & more than 5,000 illustrations take you step by step through every phase of the cooking experience, demonstrating such techniques as measuring, dicing, julienning, grating, beating, & folding. Over 1,400 recipes -- from appetizers & soups to eggs & pasta, from meat & poultry to sandwiches & breads, from sauces & candy to desserts & beverages -- have been triple-tested by Good Housekeeping for infallibility, ease, good taste & value. Good Housekeeping recipes are always perfectly clear, taking the guesswork out of the kitchen. Instructions give at least two ways to determine the doneness of every dish, explain in detail all crucial techniques, give exact sizes & measurements, eliminate unnecessary steps, & supply overall preparation times for every recipe. Other outstanding features include: Complete menus for entertaining; A chapter devoted to microwave cooking: more than 70 new recipes, plus illustrated methods & techniques; A full-color photo gallery of over 900 dishes; Calorie counts & nutritional information for each recipe; An illustrated dictionary of herbs & spices, as well as a comprehensive glossary of food & cooking terms; Critical facts about different kinds of food, cooking times, cutting & carving directions, & storage procedures.
Publisher: New York : Hearst Books, c1989.
Edition: Rev. & expanded ed.
Characteristics: 528 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,29 cm.
Alternative Title: Good housekeeping.