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
Kids Line Wooden Letters Kids line Wooden Letters are 8" long wooden letters that'll add to the fun factor of your child's room. It helps provide a fun and interactive way of adding character to kids' rooms. These letters come in white and can be painted over or used in other ways to make fancy designs. Each letter also comes with ribbons that can be used for decorating them or for hanging them through picture frame-like holes. The letters can also be nailed against surfaces to make cool designs. Why You'll Love It: These attractive letters make for fun designs which will add to the personality and charm of your kid's room. Features 8" long jumbo letters Can be colored on to make cool designs Picture frame-like holes make them easy to hang with ribbons Can be nailed against surfaces Includes: Ribbons
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.
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
Follow the line from the science corner to the library, from recess to show-and-tell. This new Follow the Line book-illustrated in Laura Ljungkvist's signature line style-takes children on a colorful, comforting, and altogether fun romp through the school day. With its unique modern design and engaging interactive text, Follow the Line to School is sure to appeal to both new and returning students.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/7/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 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
Kids Line Valance Kids Line Valance brings in loads of fun into your nursery with cheerful Applique work and embroidery. Designed with the finest details, this valance is finished attractively and helps enhance the decor of your nursery. Features Applique and embroidery design 65% polyester/35% cotton Machine washable 9.5 x 7.8 x 2 inches
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.
Come one, come all! If you love excitement and fun, step right up and join the line! Usually the ride itself is more fun than the lineup, but for these fifty animals, anticipation is part of the fun. Each animal is clearly numbered and named and readers will delight in counting the animals and choosing their favorites. Finally, it's time to board the ride! Through a revealing gatefold spread, readers discover the ride is a giant whale roller coaster! As the whale spins, dips, dives, and splashes, all the animals have too much fun. When the ride ends, the animals can't wait to line up again -- just as readers won't be able to wait to read The Long, Long Line again and again! Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/13/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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