NPR coverage of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking by Shirley O. Corriher. News, author interviews, critics’ picks and more. Get this from a library! Cookwise: the hows and whys of successful cooking. [ Shirley O Corriher] — In “CookWise”, Shirley Corriher, the “Sherlock Holmes of. Cookwise: the hows and whys of successful cooking. Responsibility: Shirley O. Corriher. Edition: 1st ed. Imprint: New York: William Morrow, c Physical.

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CookWise: The Secrets of Cooking Revealed

So if you’re going to make rice pudding, you don’t want to use long grain rice, or the grains of rice in your rice pudding will turn hard once it’s cooled, which is how I like to eat rice pudding. User lists with this item 5 Three Grok items by improbability updated The knowledge you gain from its pages will transform you, too, into a food sleuth, an informed and assured cook rhe can track down why sauces curdle or why the muffins were dry — a cook who will ths prepare a failed recipe again!

Save on Cookbooks Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. More indulging of curiosity than inspiring, I felt. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. I wish Corriher wa I think there are two ways to cook: It also has fun charts with the same recipe using different sorts of the same ingredient like butter, shortening, oil, lard so you can play lab at home for the sole purpose of inspecting the different ways the recipe turns out and not at all as an excuse to make lots of chocolate chip cookies.

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Aug 01, Elizabeth marked it as to-read Shelves: CookWise is a guide to the hows and whys of cooking, the science behind why bread rises or doesn’twhat turns succedsful juicy piece of meat into a tough lump With a plate of food to try, she gobbles it down, and weighs in with a “keeper” or “dumper”! There are really only two recipes Xooking have tried in this book that I will make again. CookWise is not only informative, it’s engrossing, and many sections react like a mystery story.

Corriher, tells you how and why things happen in the course of food preparation. Hardcoverpages.

Cookwise : the hows and whys of successful cooking

Mar 06, Deidre rated it really liked it. In the end I find Cookwise excellent as a reference work and only so-so as a cookbook.

Mar 28, Matthew rated it really liked it. The book is a must successfull for foodies who want to know the science behind the process of having your product come out perfect. Return to Book Page.

Well, actually in this volume there was more reading and less cooking because it is basically about the techniques and materials of cooking and the recipes are designed and arranged to illustrate the points.


Cancel Forgot your password? I reference this book all the time for all kinds of reasons. May 31, Miss Poppy rated it it was amazing.

May 30, Pioden rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Sure, it’s a recipe book, but that’s beside the point. I certainly find it less satisfying. It’s enlightening to read cover to cover as I sccessful ; it’s a great reference for specific questions.

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Write a review Rate this item: Feb 04, Stephen Simpson rated it really liked it Shelves: I did copy a couple of dessert recipes what else? Cookwise with science If you like Alton Brown’s approach to cooking based on science this cook book may be for you.

The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Many of them are This is the first time I’ve ever read a cookbook all the way through. CorriherHardcover 12 product ratings 4.

Succesful no longer buy softcover aftermarket books. Shirley is the scientists cook when creating a cookbook. You already recently rated this item. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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