The New Food Lover's Companion (Paperback)

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    The fifth edition of this widely praised and highly esteemed reference guide has been updated with new information to reflect the way we eat in today's world. The authors have taken into account our healthier lifestyles and more diverse palates to include:

  • Over 500 new listings, including Korean, Persian, and South American additions
  • Updated information for hundreds of existing entries
  • A blood alcohol concentration chart for men and women
  • An extensive breakdown of food labels and nutritional facts
  • Department of Agriculture recommendations for a 2,000 calorie per day food plan

    Among the myriad foods and culinary subjects defined and explained are cooking tools and techniques, meat cuts, breads, pastas, and literally everything else related to good food and enjoyable dining. Handy appendices cover many topics including suggestions for substituting recipe ingredients, a microwave oven conversion chart, recommended safe cooking temperatures for meats and fish, and much more.

    The New Food Lover's Companion is a reference guide--not a cookbook--but it includes hundreds of cooking tips plus an extensive bibliography of recommended cookbooks. More than 7200 entries plus line art are included in this seminal work.
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    ISBN 9781438001630
    Genre COOKING / Reference
    Format Paperback
    Pages 916
    Publisher Date 2013-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Barrons Educational Series Inc
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 7.0 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 2.0 in
    Unit weight 1.7 lb
    Language English
    Edition Number 5
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Herbst, Sharon Tyler
    Country of Origin United States
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