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Title:
Essentials of healthful cooking : recipes and techniques for wholesome home cooking
Author:
Hess, Mary Abbott.
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Publication Information:
[Birmingham, AL]: : Oxmoor House ; Menlo Park, CA : Distributed by Sunset Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
303 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

Nutrition.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780848728649
Format :
Book

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Summary

Cook well, eat well, and feel great. Williams-Sonoma shows you the way with Essentials of Healthful Cooking. This teaching volume takes a broad look at cooking healthfully, focusing not on excluding ingredients from a cook's repertory, but using ingredients creatively for maximum freshness, flavor, and nutrition. The book includes over 130 tempting dishes, with an emphasis on classic recipes that are modified for the healthful kitchen. Full-color photography showcases the finished dishes. Authors Mary Abbott Hess, Dana Jacobi, and Marie Simmons are highly regarded cooking experts with a flair for healthier fare. A nutrient guide and recipe analysis support the emphasis on quality eating.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. 6
Philosophy of Healthful Cookingp. 8
A Complete Approachp. 9
Ingredients for a Healthful Kitchenp. 10
Tips for Healthful Cookingp. 16
A Nutrition Primerp. 19
Healthful Cooking Techniquesp. 20
Equipment for Healthful Cookingp. 28
Appetizersp. 32
Soups and Stewsp. 50
Saladsp. 70
Main Dishesp. 94
Small Platesp. 144
Side Dishesp. 172
Dessertsp. 214
Breakfastsp. 248
Basic Recipesp. 270
Basic Techniquesp. 276
Glossaryp. 280
Nutrients at Workp. 286
Nutritional Valuesp. 290
Indexp. 298