Two legendary cooks, Julia Child and Jacques Pepin, invite us into their kitchen and show us the basics of good home cooking. What makes this book unique is the richness of information they offer on every page, as they demonstrate techniques (on which they don't always agree), discuss ingredients, improvise, balance flavors to round out a meal, and conjure up new dishes from leftovers. Center stage in these pages are carefully spelled-out recipes flanked by Julia's comments and Jacques's comments--the accumulated wisdom of a lifetime of honing their cooking skills. Nothing is written in stone, they imply. And that is one of the most important lessons for every good cook. So sharpen your knives and join in the fun as you learn to make . . . *--Appetizers--from traditional and instant grav-lax to your own sausage in brioche and a country pâte *--Soups--from New England chicken chowder and onion soup gratinee to Mediterranean seafood stew and that creamy essence of mussels, billi-bi *--Eggs--omelets and "tortillas"; scrambled, poached, and coddled eggs; eggs as a liaison for sauces and as the puffing power for souffles *--Salads and Sandwiches--basic green and near-Nicoise salads; a crusty round seafood-stuffed bread, a lobster roll, and a pan bagnat *--Potatoes--baked, mashed, hash-browned, scalloped, souffled, and French-fried *--Vegetables--the favorites from artichokes to tomatoes, blanched, steamed, sautéed, braised, glazed, and gratinéed *--Fish--familiar varieties whole and filleted (with step-by-step instructions for preparing your own), steamed en papillote, grilled, seared, roasted, and poached, plus a classic sole meunière and the essentials of lobster cookery *--Poultry--the perfect roast chicken (Julia's way and Jacques's way holiday turkey, Julia's deconstructed and Jacques's galantine; their two novel approaches to duck *--Meat--the right technique for each cut of meat (along with lessons in cutting up), from steaks and hamburger to boeuf bourguignon and roast leg of lamb *--Desserts--crème caramel, profiteroles, chocolate roulade, free-form apple tart--as you make them you'll learn all the important building blocks for handling dough, cooking custards, preparing fillings and frostings And much, much more . . . Throughout this richly illustrated book you'll see Julia's and Jacques's hands at work, and you'll sense the pleasure the two are having cooking together, tasting, exchanging ideas, joshing with each other, and raising a glass to savor the fruits of their labor. Again and again they demonstrate that cooking is endlessly fascinating and challenging and, while ultimately personal, it is a joy to be shared. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable mso-style-name:"Table Normal";mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;mso-style-noshow:yes;mso-style-priority:99;mso-style-parent:"";mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;mso-para-margin-top:0in;mso-para-margin-right:0in;mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt;mso-para-margin-left:0in;line-height:115%;mso-pagination:widow-orphan;font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; Book Details: Format: HardcoverPages: 448
Julia Child has given us answers to these and other questions in the ten masterful volumes she has publishedover the past 40 years. But which book do you go to for which solution? Now, in this little volume, you can find the answers immediately. Information is arranged according to subject matter, with ample cross-referencing. How are you going to cook that small rib steak you brought home? You'll be guided to the quick saute as the best and fstest way. And once you've masteree this recipe, you can apply the technique to chop, chicken, or fish, following Julia's careful guidelines. And here is equally essential information about soups, vegetables, and eggs, and for baking breads and tarts. It's all waiting for you in this delicious, priceless, comforting compendium of Julia's kitchen wisdom. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPages: 144
How many minutes should you cook green beans? Is it better to steam them or to boil them?What are the right proportions for a vinaigrette?How do you skim off fat?What is the perfect way to roast a chicken? Julia Child gave us extensive answers to all these questions-and so many more-in the masterly books she published over the course of her career. But which one do you turn to for which solutions? Over the years Julia also developed some new approaches to old problems, using time-saving equipment and more readily available products. So where do you locate the latest findings? All the answers are close to hand in this indispensable little volume: the delicious, comforting, essential compendium of Julia's kitchen wisdom-a book you can't do without.Format: Paperback Pages: 160
A-Line Dress (Toddler/Kid)-Chambray Short sleeve shirt style dress in lightweight denim chambray with pin tuck detailing. Button opening at back. U.K. sizing. Generally runs big. Please refer to the size info chart for additional information on recommended height and weight of the child for each corresponding sizes.
Nothing promises pleasure more readily than the words "freshly baked." And nothing says magnum opus as definitively as Baking with Julia, which offers the dedicated home cook, whether a novice or seasoned veteran, a unique distillation of the baker's art. Baking with Julia is not only a book full of glorious recipes but also one that continues Julia's teaching tradition. Here, basic techniques come alive and are made easily comprehensible in recipes that demonstrate the myriad ways of raising dough, glazing cakes, and decorating crusts. This is the resource you'll turn to again and again for all your baking needs. With Baking with Julia in your cookbook library, you can become a master baker. And there's no better time to be baking than now. Quality baking today is more varied, more exciting, and simply more authentic than ever before. Baking with Julia celebrates this tremendous range with enticing recipes that marry sophisticated European techniques to American tastes and ingredients. With creative flair, napoleons are layered with tropical fruits, pumpkin and cranberries are kneaded into bread doughs, and a tart is topped with sweet stewed onions. Along the way, step-by-step photographs demonstrate the basic building blocks of the pastry and bread baker's repertoire, and from this firm foundation fancy takes flight. Baking with Julia presents an extraordinary assemblage of talent, knowledge, and artistry from the new generation of bakers whose vision is so much a part of this book. The list of contributors reads like a Who's Who of today's master bakers, including Flo Braker, Steve Sullivan, Marcel Desaulniers, Nick Malgieri, Alice Medrich, Nancy Silverton, Martha Stewart, and a host of bright new talents such as Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. With nearly two hundred recipes, and half as many pages of tantalizing full-color photographs, this incomparable kitchen companion goes far beyond what most cookbooks offer. More than fifty pages of illustrated reference sections define basic terms and techniques, and explain the hows and whys of batters and doughs to take you effortlessly through the essential techniques. If you've never made flaky pie crust, your first no-fail experience is at hand. If you've never baked bread, that most satisfying and sensual pleasure awaits the turn of a page. With recipes for breads, pastries, cookies, and cakes-from chocolate to cheesecake, from miniature gems to multi-tiered masterpieces-this cookbook is a total immersion experience in the wonder of home baking.Format: HardcoverPages: 512
Cheerful Julia is the perfect companion for kids of all ages! Soft fabrics and bright colors make her an ideal comfort object for babies and toddlers. Timeless styling and durable, machine-washable construction make her lovable for years to come, too! Julia plush doll features a weighted bottom and feet to help her sit steady and hold a pose, as well as scrunched fabric pigtails that will never tangle. A removable dress adds playful practice in fine motor skills and self-care, too! Lovable, durable, and irresistibly cute, cuddly My Friend Julia is sure to become a very best friend for the child in your life! Melissa & Doug K's Kids toys nurture early childhood development in three key skill areas: physical, cognitive, and social. With interactive designs and multisensory features, K's Kids promotes constructive play and effortless learning, keeping interest high and new skills flourishing throughout the baby and toddler years!
Follow the line on a journey from the city to the country, from the sky to the ocean, from morning till night. Laura Ljungkvist uses her trademark continuous line style to create the perfect counting book for young children. Each scene contains questions designed to get children looking, counting, and thinking. For example, in the underwater picture, children can count seashells, turtles, and the legs on an octopus. Each page is packed with colorful, artful objects and animals—and young counters can follow the line from the front cover to the back cover, through each stunning scene. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/4/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Journeys can be life-changing, whether they are literal-traveling from one place to another-or personal, like the quest for self-discovery. This meditative picture book explores both, following a young child on a train ride from the city to the country. As the landscape transforms from a bustling city to a richly imaginative world in this distinctively formatted book, the child's sense of wonder and independence flourishes, as does a deep engagement with life and the possibilities that lie ahead-making Line 135 a quietly eloquent gift for anyone embarking on their life's journey.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/30/2013Pages: 44Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Elenco Line Tracking Robot This Line Tracking Robot will follow a black line by using two photo interrupters. Create different routes with black electric tape or a black marker on a white background and see what your Line Tracking Robot can do.Recommended Ages:13 and up
Elenco Line Tracking Mouse How Magical. A smart Robot Mouse tracks a black line using a photo interrupter for its eyes. How Funny. Create a twisting and turning road layout yourself with black tape on a white background. See how it tracks the black line to find the target. These robots are designed to introduce students into the exciting world of electronics. Designed with high schools and technical colleges in mind, these robots come complete with detailed instructions. This kit requires soldering and makes great class projects for beginners.Recommended Ages:14 and up
Mom's One Line a Day Mom's One Line a Day -- Who has time to scrapbook? Not Mommy! For the busy mom-on-the-go, this memory keeper offers a quick and easy way to capture the everyday moments of motherhood. With enough space to record a single thought, a family quote, or a special event each day for five years, this beautiful keepsake makes sure those precious memories will last a lifetime.
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