0764550292 Crisp pages and tight binding. Light shelf wear on cover.
"Trotter's book stands equally alongside the works of Julia Child and James Beard."
-- Library Journal
" Cooking a gourmet dinner doesn' t have to be a frightening experience - Charlie Trotter' s Gourmet Cooking For Dummies will dispel all your fears and help you turn out wonderful dishes."
- Ferdinand E. Metz, President of the Culinary Institute of America
" Look to Charlie Trotter for great wine choices for gourmets - Dummies or not Educational, instructive, and delicious."
- Robert Mondavi, Robert Mondavi Winery
" Charlie Trotter has become famous for his unique and detailed approach to food. This book is no different - and entertaining as a bonus."
- Keith Keogh, C.E.C., President, California Culinary Academy
If tuna casserole is the most exciting meal you' ve made lately, let Gourmet Cooking For Dummies(TM) come to your culinary rescue In a matter of minutes, you can create mouth-watering dishes - from soups and sauces to zesty vegetarian delights and seafood masterpieces - that are guaranteed to impress your family and friends.
Inside, you' ll discover how to: Set up your gourmet kitchen with the right pots and pans, tools, and spices Prepare sauces, soups, vegetable dishes, seafood creations, desserts, and more with a minimum of ingredients Create complete menus for any occasion, from a meal with your boss to a summer picnic Bring the world into your kitchen with recipes for ethnically inspired dishes Use Charlie' s chef-tested cooking tips to make gourmet cooking fun and easy