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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Taste of Home Cooking School Cookbook...Review

About the book:
No matter what you crave, cook it with confidence with Taste of Home Cooking School Cookbook! Whatever your skill level in the kitchen, you will learn step-by-step techniques and discover new favorites with more than 400 best loved recipes and over 600 full-color photos from our expert instructors. Create a memorable game-day-get-together with nacho dip, hot wings and yummy pizza. Master the grill with succulent ribeyes, monster stuffed burgers and a whole salmon fillet that’s a real showstopper. Whip up sumptuous holiday meals with all of the trimmings from citrus-rosemary rubbed turkey with artichoke stuffing to chipotle sweet potatoes and caramel apple trifle. The Taste of Home Cooking School Cookbook features delicious dishes from breakfast to lunch to dinner and including dessert, of course.Sample recipes include:

Eggs Benedict Casserole
Brie Phyllo Cups
Sweet-Tangy Wings
French Onion Soup
Lemon Chicken Tortellini
Taco Lasagna
Roasted Chicken with Oyster Stuffing
Sizzling Ancho Ribeyes
Creamy Parmesan Spinach
Chocolate Mousse with Cranberry Sauce
Easy Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie

Contemporary topics are comprehensively explored with techniques ranging from simple basics to true wow-factor recipes. Each recipe has been tasted and reviewed in the Taste of Home test kitchen, plus there are over 140 practical, proven tips from our Cooking School experts—so you’ll enjoy perfect results every time.

One of the things I really like about the Taste of Home cooking magazines is the pictures.  And, this cookbook is full of them.  As near as I can tell, there is a picture for every recipe.  There is also an introduction which has some basic how to's, kitchen stocking and cookware helps and the occasional recipe also has how to photos along with the finished product.  Like most Taste of Home recipes, these are fairly easy and most can be prepared with what you already have in your pantry.

One of my favorites from this new cookbook is Cashew Chicken (page 71).  As soon as I make it again, I'll post the recipe with a picture.

This would be a great gift for a new bride or college student.

Thanks to Leyane at FSB Associates for the opportunity to review this cookbook.  You can purchase your own copy here.

Read 8/12

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5/5 Stars

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