This elegant bridal edition of Good Housekeeping's trusty cook's companion will help newlyweds get off to a delicious start as they launch their new life together. Featuring a 32-page color insert on outfitting, organizing, and maintaining the couple's shared kitchen, it includes 1,275 triple-tested recipes plus indispensable cooking and entertaining advice. More than just a cookbook, this special gift to the bride and groom will be an enduring symbol of best wishes in years to come.
Topics include: -Selecting cookware, bakeware, appliances, and utensils from must-haves to aspirational items -Kitchen cleanup advice for floors, countertops, the refrigerator, and oven
-Strategic decluttering, presented zone by zone -And much more!
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If you already have the 2001 All New Good Housekeeping Cook Book, save your money - this is a reprinting with a different cover and slightly heavier paper. Page for page, exactly the same. The 2001 book was excellent, though, and if you don't already own it this would make a great addition to your cookbook library.
Ordinarily, I wouldn't have bought this book. However, I received The Good Housekeeping Cookbook as a premium for joining a club, so I've examined it with an eye to where it'll fit into my collection.
Everybody needs one or two general cookbooks. Even if you're a devoted foodie and you love to cook, at some point you have a hankering for a basic middle-America comfort food dish, maybe an old favorite from your childhood. I discovered this years ago, when I realized that, despite an impressive collection, I didn't have a single recipe for tuna fish casserole.
At first glance, the Good Housekeeping Cookbook looks like a candidate for the job. It has 1,500 recipes, frequent photographs of the finishd dish, and 24 chapters that range from meat to quick breads to canning and freezing. In an effort to "update" the 1950s-style recipes to modern tastes, you'll find recipes for jerk chicken, Thai beef with basil, and tofu egg salad. If you're the sort of person who only...
** If you could only own one cookbook, this would be a good choice. ** Contained within this book are recipes that cover common breakfast items to mainstay supper foods to some really fancy dinner recipes. Breakfast items... For the beginning cook that wants to know how to make biscuits from scratch and not rely on canned biscuits, they have that covered. Also are recipes for French Toast and Omelets and Soufletts. Maybe these are to be expected but a lot of people enjoy these types of morning dishes but aren't sure exactly how to make them.
*** Chicken recipes cover dishes that you probably have ordered at fancy restaurants but aren't sure exactly sure what is in them. *** Roast Peking Chicken, Chicken Cacciatore, Chicken Casserole, Chicken Gumbo, Thai Chicken, Chicken Teriyaki, Szechwan Chicken, buffalo wings etc. You get the idea.
** Seafood such as Swordfish, Halibut, Pan seared tuna, Catfish, Flounder, Salmon, Crab Cakes, Red Snapper,...
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