The Starter Cook: A Beginner Home Cook's Guide to Basic Kitchen Skills and Techniques (Paperback)

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Linda Johnson Larsen is the author of many cookbooks, including Knack Quick & Easy Cooking (Globe Pequot Press) and The Joyce Lamont Cookbook, and she is the Guide for Busy Cooks at Linda has created and tested recipes for major food companies since 1987.

Basic cooking tips and techniques, with step-by-step photos—perfect for college students


The Starter Cook is the perfect quick culinary reference, a learner’s manual to that sometimes intimidating room in one’s home: the kitchen. With its plethora of helpful tips and a step-by-step guide to every major technique, it helps the beginner home cook connect the dots as he learns his way around the kitchen.


Linda Johnson Larsen covers all the basics—from understanding food storage and preparation to perfecting knife skills to learning to poach chicken—and then some, like covering all special preparations needed for select ethnic dishes. Peppered throughout are quick tips to make life in the kitchen a little bit easier. With The Starter Cook, the good home cook—or even a beginner, whether a recent college grad or a newlywed—can become a great one.


ISBN 9780762774487
Genre COOKING / Reference
Format Paperback
Pages 323
Publisher Date 2011-12-06 00:00:00.0
Publisher Lyons Pr
Copyright Year 2012
Height 9.5 in
Wdth 7.75 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 1.75 lb
Language English
Subtitle A Beginner Home Cook's Guide to Basic Kitchen Skills and Techniques
Audience General/trade
Authors Larsen, Linda Johnson
Country of Origin United States

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