Betty Crocker Basics: How to Cook and Entertain with ConfidenceAuthor: Betty Crocker Editors
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.
Publish date: May 2005
2 great books, 1 low price! Cooking Basics and Entertaining Basics?all in one accessible guide Do you yearn to cook something tasty for dinner, but don't know where to start? Want to host an easy and elegant cocktail party for friends, but aren't quite sure how to do it? Now you can?with a little help from Betty Crocker! With this 2-in-1 book, you'll learn to cook and entertain with confidence in no time. First, Cooking Basics gives you the guidance you need on kitchen tools and equipment, ingredients, cooking methods and more, complete with how-to photographs that guide you every step of the way. It includes the 100 recipes you most want to prepare?and shows you how to cook them, from Juicy Hamburgers to Caesar Salad to Frozen Chocolate Mousse. Then, Entertaining Basics gets you into party mode with a simple Entertaining Equation that helps you combine people, food, setting and planning into one great time. With the help of crowd-pleasing recipes and fun decorating ideas to get you started, you'll be completely confident throwing a party. Betty Crocker Basics gives you: 200 delicious recipes for virtually every type of occasion More than 150 illustrated cooking how-to's, from chopping a tomato to carving a turkey Special menus for casual get-togethers as well as Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter holidays Simple do-ahead tips, serving suggestions and presentation ideas Hundreds of color photos of techniques and finished dishes And much more