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Good housekeeping cookbook : 1,200 triple-tested recipes / edited by Susan Westmoreland.
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1,200 triple-tested recipes

One thousand and two hundred triple-tested recipes
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9781618372659
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New York : Hearst Books, [2018]

©2018
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703 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
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Includes index.
Contents:
Getting started -- Pantry & basics -- Appetizers & drinks -- One pot -- Meat -- Poultry -- Seafood -- Vegetarian & grains -- Pasta -- Grilling -- Vegetables -- Salads -- Breakfast & brunch -- Breads, pizzas & sandwiches -- Cookies & bars -- Cakes, pies & other desserts.
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"Delectable recipes, insider tips, and clever hacks all tested in the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen will inspire you every time you cook! Plus expert advice on tools and equipment, pantry essentials, menu planning, and more make this the must-have cooking resource--whether you're planning a simple weeknight meal or a full-on celebration." -- Page [4] of cover.
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" Home cooks will turn to this edition for years to come."-- Publishers Weekly

A cornerstone in the brand's renowned triple-tested recipe collections, this entirely new, photo-packed edition embraces today's food and dietary trends and continues to be the most trusted kitchen companion for novice and expert home cooks alike.

Welcome the newest edition of Good Housekeeping 's spectacular cookbook! Featuring 1,200 recipes and hundreds of stunning photos, this indispensable volume fulfills the magazine's mission of making cooking a delight--and success--for every home cook, at every level, every single time. Whether you're rushing to get family dinner on the table on a busy weekday, preparing a leisurely meal on the weekend, or putting together something special for a party or holiday, you'll find just the right dish to fit the occasion--including plenty of delicious gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan fare, as well as one-pot meals, and grilled options. Enjoy Strawberry Cheesecake Flapjacks or a Spanish Potato Omelet for brunch. Warm up a cold day with Tomato Soup with Cupid Croutons, Clam Chowder, or Caldo Verde. Dig into Quick Quesadillas (with Perfect Guacamole, of course), Ropa Vieja, Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding, Herbed Skillet Chicken, Wiener Schitzel, Easy Shrimp and Grits, Easiest-Ever Spinach Lasagna, or Penne with Vodka Sauce. And don't forget the drinks--including a Strawberry Iced Tea or a Berry Bellini--and a dessert to top it off, including a Sticky Toffee Bundt Cake and Classic Apple Pie. As always, you get proven tips from the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen on everything from choosing the perfect pots and pans to serving suggestions and ingredient spotlights!


Author Notes

Susan Westmoreland is Culinary Director of Good Housekeeping . Media appearances include the TODAY show, Good Morning America , Food Network and Cooking Channel shows, NPR's All Things Considered , and The Connected Table. She is a member of the Kitchen Cabinet at Smithsonian Museum of American History and has served on the Board of Directors of Les Dames d'Escoffier and the New York Women's Culinary Alliance. In 2001, Susan was named The James Beard Foundation's Editor of the Year. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Westmoreland, culinary director at Good Housekeeping, presents new recipes from the GH test kitchen in this highly informative and massive compendium. The book is packed with classic favorites for every occasion, as well as new recipes incorporating current trends (vegetable-centered fare, gluten-free, vegan, big batch cooking) and popular cooking tools and techniques (sheet pan, multicooker, grill). There's expert advice on fridge and pantry setup ("Rotate your cans with oldest dates first when you stock up") and how to trim artichokes and freeze whipped cream, and numerous sidebars feature test notes, tips, ingredient ideas, and glossaries. Westmoreland also includes a discussion of knife essentials, dietary guidelines for healthy eating, tips for reading nutritional labels, and wine basics, along with charts for roasting and grilling meats or vegetables. As for the recipes, vegetables take center stage in a winter veggie tart with brussels sprouts and chard. Poultry dishes include coq au riesling and chicken breasts with seven sauce varieties. An easy seafood dish of cod, cabbage, and bacon is baked in parchment. Breakfast choices include java banana and green light smoothies, and spinach and prosciutto frittata muffins; salads, meanwhile, include one with warm lentils and shrimp. There are several chapters dedicated to all manner of breads, baked treats, and impressive desserts, such as sticky toffee bundt cake. Home cooks will turn to this edition for years to come. (Oct.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.


Library Journal Review

The Good Housekeeping brand conjures visions of midcentury suburban domesticity, but this beautifully illustrated volume-a new edition of the company's flagship cookbook-is thoroughly modern, making good use of fresh ingredients and labor-saving devices and reflecting the current interest in nutritional balance and cooking from a range of culinary traditions. The scope of the book is vast, from osso buco to smoothies, with grilled-asparagus-and-shiitake-mushroom tacos in between. While there are fancy dishes here, the emphasis is on meals a home cook can put on the table with minimal fuss. Recipes are well organized and clearly laid out, employing simple ingredients and straightforward but interesting techniques. Numerous sidebars offer basic tips on equipment, ingredient selection, food prep or storage, and kitchen skills. In places, the book takes a fun theme-and-variations approach to a traditional dish, as with "Chicken Soup, Five Ways" and a collection of quintet of short recipes using roasted peppers. Not to be overlooked: the book has a very sturdy binding, which is absolutely essential for a 700-page tome. VERDICT Suitable for everyone from the beginning cook to kitchen veterans, this comprehensive work would be a perfect wedding or house-warming gift and a useful addition to any kitchen or library.-Christopher Myers, Lake Oswego P.L., OR © Copyright 2018. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.