Around My French Table

Around My French Table

More Than 300 Recipes From My Home to Yours

eBook - 2010
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A James Beard Award winner offers personable recipes for French home cooking, presenting more than three hundred recipes for hors d'oeuvres, salads, soups, meat dishes, fish, vegetables, and desserts, with a separate section on making dough, vinaigrettes, and sauces.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2010
ISBN: 9780547504810
0547504810
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 530 p.) : col. ill

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GLNovak
May 23, 2016

As others have said, this is a book you can just read and enjoy. You almost feel that Greenspan is just talking to you and trying to make sure you can replicate her recipes. Each recipe is given with a bit of background, mostly main-stream ingredients, and advice on timing, storage, breaks in between preparation, cooking and serving. Greenspan also provides a lot of tips on how to recognize what mixtures should look like when stirred, beaten, heated, baked enough. This is very valuable to the solitary cook working with only 'by guess and by golly'.

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Lynneisreading
Nov 13, 2014

Lovely presented book with outstanding recipes.

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BeckBe
Feb 20, 2013

This is a wide repertoire of simple-yet-elegant modern French food, including a few items inspired by other cultures. Beautiful to look at and good reading, even if you don't ever take knife to board.

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dfpoz
Jul 15, 2012

As always, I love books that have recipes that are naturally gluten free, or easily adapted. This is one of those. Dorie Greenspan is a wonderful cookbook writer.

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Cheryl_B
Nov 28, 2011

It all just sounds so delicious that I could read this book instead of eat. I recommend the cheddar crackers.

wnshrp May 13, 2011

Just started going through this cookbook and I am enjoying it. The recipes seem to be clearly written and will be easy enough to try.

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junquessa
Feb 05, 2011

This looks like a great book. I want to try all of the recipes.

debwalker Dec 20, 2010

A personal book that explore's Greenspan's joy in French cooking. A lovely book on sharing the pleasures of the table.

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