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The starter cook : a beginner home cook's guide to basic kitchen skills and techniques / Linda Johnson Larsen.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780762774487 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0762774487 (pbk.)
  • Description: 323 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, c2012.

Available copies

  • 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 641.5/Larsen (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 641.5 L (Text to phone) Checked out 12/26/2014

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Contents Note: Stocking the kitchen -- Gear must-haves -- General cooking methods -- Cooking rules -- Kitchen safety -- Herbs, spices, and seasonings -- Legumes, rice, grains, and pasta -- Vegetables -- Fruits -- Dairy -- Fish and seafood -- Poultry -- Beef, pork, and lamb -- Sauces, roux, and dressings -- Stocks, broths, and soups -- Desserts -- Conversion chart -- Glossary.
Summary: The Starter Cook is the perfect quick culinary reference, a learners manual to that sometimes intimidating room in ones home: the kitchen. With its plethora of helpful tips and a step-by-step guide to every major technique, it helps the beginner home cook connect the dots as he learns his way around the kitchen.
Subject: Cooking.
Genre: Cookbooks.

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