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How to cook everything. Holiday cooking
Bittman, Mark.
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Publication Information:
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2003]

Physical Description:
xi, 132 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Includes index.
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TX739 .B52 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Enjoy cooking for the holidays this year!

Roast Turkey and Gravy. Baked Ham with Maple Glaze. Traditional Apple Pie. Death-by-Chocolate Torte. Holidays are when you pull out all the stops, and with How to Cook Everything(TM): Holiday Cooking, you can make your special feast or buffet spread without stress.

Mark Bittman, the award-winning author of the bestselling kitchen classic How to Cook Everything(TM), shares his favorite simple-and infinitely flexible-holiday recipes. You'll be able to cook for big feasts and parties from Thanksgiving to New Year's and for other holiday gatherings all year-round. To inspire you and help you plan your meals, you'll find Bittman's straight talk on cooking and special features, including:

* Creative recipe variations and ideas
* Tips for shopping, preparing, and cooking the recipes
* Illustrations to demystify trickier techniques
* Menu suggestions for a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner, a Tree-Trimming Party, an Easter Feast, and more
* At-a-glance icons highlighting recipes that can be made ahead

Author Notes

Mark Bittman has won IACP Julia Child Awards for his books Fish and How to Cook Everything, which has sold over 400,000 copies. He writes "The Minimalist" column for The New York Times, and his food writing appears in major publications nationwide. He is coauthor of the James Beard Award-winning Jean-Georges: Cooking at Home with a Four-Star Chef (Broadway Books, 1998).

Mark's book, How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food, was a New York Times bestseller in 2014. (Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
About This Bookp. vii
What to Know About Holiday Cookingp. viii
1 Hors D'Oeuvresp. 1
2 Salads and Soupsp. 13
3 Fishp. 27
4 Poultryp. 41
5 Meatp. 51
6 Side Dishesp. 65
7 Breads, Pies, Cookies, Cakesp. 83
8 Desserts and Drinksp. 103
Holiday Menusp. 112
Dishes That Can Be Made Aheadp. 116
Tips Referencep. 118
Indexp. 125
Conversions, Substitutions, and Helpful Hintsp. 131