NPR coverage of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking by Shirley O. Corriher. News, author interviews, critics’ picks and more. Get this from a library! Cookwise: the hows and whys of successful cooking. [ Shirley O Corriher] — In “CookWise”, Shirley Corriher, the “Sherlock Holmes of. Cookwise: the hows and whys of successful cooking. Responsibility: Shirley O. Corriher. Edition: 1st ed. Imprint: New York: William Morrow, c Physical.

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Cookwise was a very interesting book to read and it contains a lot of valuable information. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. I found it odd. So I know about that. I consult it and my copy of Joy of Cooking the most out of my twenty plus cookbooks. The descriptions are straightforward for the layman, but detailed enough for real insight.

Jul 13, Cindy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Food writers and test-kitchen chefs who are developing recipes can find the formulas and tips for successful recipes, Anyone who wants to improve a recipe can use CookWise as a guide. Apr 02, Jaime rated it it was amazing. Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

It has equally wonderful cooking tips and recipes. You may send this item to up to five recipients. But I’m in the part about frying right now.

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Cookwise by Shirley O. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. So if you’re going to make rice pudding, you don’t want to use long grain rice, or the cookwize of rice in your rice pudding will turn hard once it’s cooled, which is how I like to eat rice pudding. Discover for yourself what brining does to poultry in Juicy Roast Chicken. I think there are two ways to cook: Shirley Barber Illustrated Hardcover Children.


I’m actually trying to read this chapter by chapter. Any Condition Any Oof. Home cooks will value CookWise as a collection of extraordinarily good recipes. Mar 06, Jennifer rated it it was ok Shelves: This is an amazing book. I found the recipes not to my taste. It’s enlightening to read cover to cover as I did ; it’s a great reference for specific questions.

Emilie is somewhat the food test-consumer. Please verify that you are not a robot. Shirley Corriher tells you what the different cuts of meat are on a cow, Alton gives pictures.

CookWise covers everything from the rise and coking of cakes, through unscrambling the powers of eggs and why red cabbage turns blue during cooking but red peppers don’t, to the essential role of crystals in making fudge. Now that I’ve looked through this one, I vaguely remember reading it a few years ago, but I liked it better then, for some reason. Preview — CookWise by Shirley O. I wish Corriher wa I think there are two ways to cook: Best Selling in Cookbooks See all.

You can if you really know what’s cooking. Different people will use CookWise in different successul Don’t have an account? I wish Corriher was my aunt.

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In “CookWise”, Shirley Corriher, the “Sherlock Holmes of cooking”, reveals the astonishing drama set in motion every time a potato hits hot fat to become a French fry or the oven’s heat bakes the outside of a chicken into a caramel crust. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Sep 26, Paul rated it it was amazing. The successfjl you gain from its pages will transform you, too, into a food sleuth, an informed and assured cook who can track down why sauces curdle or why the muffins were dry — a cook who will never prepare a failed recipe again!


Corriher’s seminal book of food science is not to be missed. Your rating has been recorded. As someone who would rather learn underlying principles and then be shooed out the door than master recipes by rote, wyys dense volume is right up my alley.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is not dry minimalist cornbread. Jan 19, Alison rated it really liked it. Having a strong background regarding processes and ingredients makes it much easier to experiment and succeed. Also as seen in this webinar: There are over outstanding recipes — from Snapper Fingers with Smoked Pepper Tartar Sauce to Chocolate Stonehenge Slabs with Cappuccino Mousse — but here each recipe serves not only to please the palate but to demonstrate the roles of ingredients and techniques.

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