Martha Stewart's Cooking School

Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook

Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307953580

Category: Cooking

Page: 514

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Imagine having Martha Stewart at your side in the kitchen, teaching you how to hold a chef’s knife, select the very best ingredients, truss a chicken, make a perfect pot roast, prepare every vegetable, bake a flawless pie crust, and much more. In Martha Stewart’s Cooking School, you get just that: a culinary master class from Martha herself, with lessons for home cooks of all levels. Never before has Martha written a book quite like this one. Arranged by cooking technique, it’s aimed at teaching you how to cook, not simply what to cook. Delve in and soon you’ll be roasting, broiling, braising, stewing, sautéing, steaming, and poaching with confidence and competence. In addition to the techniques, you’ll find more than 200 sumptuous, all-new recipes that put the lessons to work, along with invaluable step-by-step photographs to take the guesswork out of cooking. You’ll also gain valuable insight into equipment, ingredients, and every other aspect of the kitchen to round out your culinary education. Featuring more than 500 gorgeous color photographs, Martha Stewart’s Cooking School is the new gold standard for everyone who truly wants to know his or her way around the kitchen. This best-selling cookbook originally inspired Martha Stewart's beloved PBS series of the same name and includes some of the recipes the show featured in its first seasons.
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Martha Stewart's Cooking School (Enhanced Edition)

Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook

Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

ISBN: 0307955036

Category: Cooking

Page: 514

View: 735

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This enhanced edition of Martha Stewart’s Cooking School includes 31 instructional step-by-step videos and hundreds of color photographs that demonstrate the fundamental cooking techniques that every home cook should know. Imagine having Martha Stewart at your side in the kitchen, teaching you how to hold a chef’s knife, select the very best ingredients, truss a chicken, make a perfect pot roast, prepare every vegetable, bake a flawless pie crust, and much more. In Martha Stewart’s Cooking School, you get just that: a culinary master class from Martha herself, with lessons for home cooks of all levels. Never before has Martha written a book quite like this one. Arranged by cooking technique, it’s aimed at teaching you how to cook, not simply what to cook. Delve in and soon you’ll be roasting, broiling, braising, stewing, sautéing, steaming, and poaching with confidence and competence. In addition to the techniques, you’ll find more than 200 sumptuous, all-new recipes that put the lessons to work, along with invaluable step-by-step photographs to take the guesswork out of cooking. You’ll also gain valuable insight into equipment, ingredients, and every other aspect of the kitchen to round out your culinary education. Featuring more than 500 gorgeous color photographs, Martha Stewart’s Cooking School is the new gold standard for everyone who truly wants to know his or her way around the kitchen.
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Eggs: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Lesson 2

Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook: A Cookbook

Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307953513

Category: Cooking

Page: 66

View: 8928

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Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Now a PBS Series Lesson 2 is a culinary master class in the techniques essential to cooking egg dishes, with 8 video demonstrations to guide you on poaching an egg, cooking a perfect omelet, making homemade mayonnaise, and more, along with color step-by-step photographs. Eggs are the basis for so many delicious culinary creations, and in this lesson you’ll learn the cooking fundamental techniques for elevating the everyday egg through soft-cooking, scrambling, baking, coddling, poaching, and frying. Video demonstrations by Martha Stewart Living food editor Sarah Carey will show you how to poach an egg, cook an omelet, and make mayonnaise. Then, practice your skills with recipes for tempting dishes such as Steamed Artichokes with Smoked Salmon, Poached Eggs, and Hollandaise; Huevos Rancheros; and Squash and Goat Cheese Frittata. Lesson 2 also includes the Basics, where you’ll learn about the equipment, knife skills, ingredients, and routines that will enable you to cook with confidence. Color photographs and video demonstrations teach you how to chop an onion, mince garlic, prep and chop fresh herbs, zest and suprême citrus, and more.
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Desserts: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Lesson 6

Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook: A Baking Book

Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307953564

Category: Cooking

Page: 98

View: 3845

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Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Now a PBS Series Lesson 6 is a culinary master class in the techniques essential to making desserts, with 6 video demonstrations to guide you on assembling a layer cake, making buttercream, and more, along with 30 recipes and dozens of color step-by-step photographs. Dessert making is all about precision, and in this lesson, you’ll learn the fundamentals for transforming simple ingredients like butter, sugar, flour, and eggs into a wide range of delectable sweets. This lesson begins with basic techniques, such as properly creaming butter and sugar and preparing a cake pan, and moves on from there with instructions on rolling out flaky crusts, whipping egg whites into meringues, and making rich custards for ice cream. Video demonstrations by food editor Sarah Carey will show you how to assemble a layer cake and make Chocolate Chip Cookies, Swiss Meringue Buttercream, and Cream Puffs. Then, put your skills to practice with more than 30 recipes and variations for delicious favorites like Yellow Butter Cake with Easy Chocolate Buttercream, Double Crust Apple Pie, Crème Brûlée, Individual Chocolate Soufflés, and Cream Puffs. Lesson 6 includes the Basics, where you’ll learn about the equipment, knife skills, ingredients, and routines that will enable you to cook with confidence. Color photographs and video demonstrations teach you how to zest and suprême citrus, and much more.
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Stocks & Soups: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Lesson 1

Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook: A Cookbook

Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307953505

Category: Cooking

Page: 84

View: 4673

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Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Now a PBS Series Lesson 1 is a culinary master class in the techniques essential to making stocks and soups, with 7 video demonstrations to guide you on making the perfect chicken stock, creamy vegetable soups, and more, along with 14 recipes and dozens of color step-by-step photographs. Some say that the measure of a good cook is how well he or she makes a simple soup, and once you taste homemade stock, you’ll understand why it makes all the difference. The trick to delicious stocks and soups lies in using the best ingredients, combining them well, seasoning appropriately, and cooking them just enough to bring out the best flavor. In this lesson, you’ll learn the fundamental techniques for making white, brown, and vegetable stocks, fish fumet, consommé, and dashi. Video demonstrations by food editor Sarah Carey will show you how to make the perfect chicken stock and a cream soup. Then, practice your skills with more than 14 recipes and variations for tempting classics like Tortilla Soup, French Onion Soup, Minestrone, Miso Soup, Creamy Tomato Soup, and Vichyssoise. Lesson 1 includes the Basics, where you’ll learn about the equipment, knife skills, ingredients, and routines that will enable you to cook with confidence. Color photographs and video demonstrations teach you how to chop an onion, mince garlic, prep and chop fresh herbs, zest and suprême citrus, and more.
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Food Lit: A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction

A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction

Author: Melissa Brackney Stoeger

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610693760

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 350

View: 6400

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An essential tool for assisting leisure readers interested in topics surrounding food, this unique book contains annotations and read-alikes for hundreds of nonfiction titles about the joys of comestibles and cooking.
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Meat, Fish & Poultry: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Lesson 3

Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook: A Cookbook

Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307953521

Category: Cooking

Page: 230

View: 4527

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Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Now a PBS Series Lesson 3 is a culinary master class in the techniques essential to prepping and cooking meat, fish, and poultry, with 14 video demonstrations to guide you on cutting up a chicken, filleting a fish, roasting a rack of lamb, and more, along with 64 recipes and dozens of color step-by-step photographs. Arranged by cooking technique, this lesson explores the fundamentals for roasting, grilling, braising, stewing, steaming, poaching, simmering, sautéing, stir-frying, and frying, and teaches you how to apply these techniques to various types of meat, fish, and poultry. Video demonstrations by food editor Sarah Carey will show you how to cut up a chicken, braise a pork shoulder, steam fish in parchment, pan sear a steak, and more. Then, practice your skills with 64 recipes and variations for tempting classics such as the Perfect Roast Turkey with Perfect Gravy and Chestnut Stuffing; Braised Fish with Fennel and Tomato; Lobster Rolls; and Buttermilk Fried Chicken. You’ll also find information on meat cuts and cooking temperatures, carving a chicken, frenching a rack of lamb, preparing confit (a method of salting and preserving), grinding your own meats, and preparing pre- and post-grilling flavor enhancers, such as rubs, marinades, salsas, and chutneys. Lesson 3 includes the Basics, where you’ll learn about the equipment, knife skills, ingredients, and routines that will enable you to cook with confidence. Color photographs and video demonstrations teach you how to chop an onion, mince garlic, prep and chop fresh herbs, zest and suprême citrus, and much more.
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The Martha Stewart Living Cookbook

The Original Classics

Author: Martha Stewart Living Magazine

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307453359

Category: Cooking

Page: 640

View: 9955

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Ten years ago, Martha Stewart made cooking a primary focus of her bold new magazine, Martha Stewart Living. Over the decade, each issue has been a treasure of culinary information and inspiration, bringing the pleasures of cooking and entertaining--in impeccable style--to millions of devoted readers, from novice cooks to professional caterers. At last all of Martha's favorite magazine recipes have been gathered in a single volume. The Martha Stewart Cookbook is a compendium of the best of the best from the food pages of every issue. But more than a mere collection, this specially designed volume is a major step in Martha's mission to keep home cooking traditions alive. The Martha Stewart Cookbook is filled with recipes--1200 in all--for every kind of cook and every occasion. Some recipes invite you to stretch your cooking knowledge and expertise while others provide inspiration--and instruction--for what to have for dinner. Organized, in trademark style, for maximum practicality and ease of use, this major general-purpose cookbook features nineteen classically arranged chapters, from Basics, Breakfast, and Hors d:Oeuvres to Meat, Poultry, Fish and Shellfish and Desserts. In between there are Salads, Soups, Vegetables and whole chapters devoted to Vegetarian Main Courses and Potatoes. Throughout, there are basic classes--cooking 101s--for making food that should be in every cook's repertoire: macaroni and cheese, omelets, roast turkey, fried chicken and mashed potatoes. Specialty dishes are here, too, whether the occasion calls for a casual cocktail party, dinner with the in-laws, or a sit down luncheon for a bride-to-be. Cooking tips and techniques, pantry and equipment glossaries plus a guide to finding unusual ingredients make the kitchen tested recipes accessible to home cooks everywhere. An ideal reference, The Martha Stewart Cookbook belongs on every kitchen counter in America. Martha Stewart is the author of thirteen best-selling original books on food, entertaining, gardening, and home restoration, is the chairman and chief executive officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She lives in Connecticut, Maine, and on Long Island. From the Hardcover edition.
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Pasta, Dried Beans & Grains: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Lesson 5

Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook: A Cookbook

Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307953548

Category: Cooking

Page: 104

View: 6551

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Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Now a PBS Series Lesson 5 is a culinary master class in the techniques essential to cooking pasta, dried beans, and grains, with 9 video demonstrations to guide you on making fresh pasta, delicious macaroni and cheese, perfectly cooked risotto, and more, along with 19 recipes and dozens of color step-by-step photographs. Making fresh pasta is easier than you might think, and in this lesson you’ll learn how to prepare and cook all the basic pasta shapes, including spaghetti, ravioli, and gnocchi—from mixing the ingredients and rolling and cutting the dough to properly cooking and storing the pasta. This lesson also covers cooking with dried beans and grains, with easy techniques for soaking beans, making fluffy white rice, building flavors with sautéed aromatics, and cooking perfect polenta. Video demonstrations by food editor Sarah Carey will show you how to make pasta, gnocchi, and risotto from scratch. Then, practice your skills with 19 tempting recipes and variations such as Ravioli with Butternut Squash Filling, Tortellini en Brodo, Gnocchi with Basil Pesto, Indian-Spiced Split Pea Soup, and a rustic Cassoulet. Lesson 5 includes the Basics, where you’ll learn about the equipment, knife skills, ingredients, and routines that will enable you to cook with confidence. Color photographs and video demonstrations teach you how to chop an onion, mince garlic, prep and chop fresh herbs, zest and suprême citrus, and more.
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Vegetables: Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Lesson 4

Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook: A Cookbook

Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 030795353X

Category: Cooking

Page: 120

View: 3154

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Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Now a PBS Series Lesson 4 is a culinary master class in the techniques essential to cooking vegetables, with 8 video demonstrations to guide you on prepping and cooking artichokes, pureeing vegetables, making vinaigrette, and more, along with more than 40 recipes and dozens of color step-by-step photographs. Integrating vegetables into your meals isn’t just about establishing a healthy diet—the range of flavors and textures that vegetables offer cooks is nearly infinite. Learn how to cook them properly to bring out their brightest colors and best flavors. In this lesson, you’ll find a guide on buying, storing, and preparing vegetables and more than a dozen versatile cooking methods, such as steaming, wilting, blanching, simmering, roasting, stir-frying, sautéing, frying, braising, and grilling. Video demonstrations by food editor Sarah Carey will guide you every step of the way through simple and more challenging techniques. Then, build on your skills with more than 40 recipes and variations for dishes like Steamed Artichokes with Tarragon Butter, Roasted Autumn Harvest Salad, Herbed Rosti with Wild Mushrooms, and Spicy Stir-Fried Vegetables. Lesson 4 includes the Basics, where you’ll learn about the equipment, knife skills, ingredients, and routines that will enable you to cook with confidence. Color photographs and video demonstrations teach you how to chop an onion, mince garlic, prep and chop fresh herbs, zest and suprême citrus, and more.
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