The Chez Panisse Menu Cook Book by Alice Waters

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  • Artichoke tart

    • rwheat on December 28, 2009

      Incredible recipe. Tarragon flavoring is perfection.

  • Roast suckling pig with garden lettuce salad

    • DKennedy on August 21, 2015

      P.136-137, Adapting this recipe to use a pork secreto cut of meat I got from the butcher. Seasoned meat with olive oil, s and p, and rubbed with a crushed garlic clove. Pan seared with a sprig of thyme and rosemary, s and p. Cut on the bias. Paired the rich pork meat with a young, creamy goat cheese and avocado and contrasted it with bitter greens (escarole, arugula, baby lettuce), tomatoes, and cucumbers. Chose a non astringent vinaigrette made with olive oil, roasted shallots, s and p, bacon grease, and sherry vinegar and violet balsamic. Toasted some crouton in the pan drippings. Drizzled the pan drippings, vinaigrette, and roasted shallots over the salad. Served it with Chaucer's Olallieberry picnic wine from Cambria. Absolutely spectacular meal.

  • Deep-fried artichoke hearts with herbs

    • Rinshin on June 14, 2014

      Outstanding deep-fried artichokes. The very best I've ever tasted or made. Started out making full recipe which was 18 baby artichokes. But after tasting few pieces and finding out how wonderful they were, I went ahead and used 18 more baby artichokes. No problem with using the same batter, there was enough batter for these artichokes (total 18 baby chokes) and even one onion for french fried onion rings Very interesting idea about letting the batter sit for 2 hours (I let it sit maybe 3 hours) then you add the stiffly beaten egg whites. Wonderful. No point really looking for another recipe after this one. This was my first use of this book and finding out how great this recipe is, I am going to go through other recipes in this overlooked book.

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  • Kitchn by Faith Durand

    It teaches the art of food in a different sort of way, and as such, it makes a really sophisticated and unexpected gift for that cookbook-lover who has everything else already.

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  • ISBN 10 0701128208
  • ISBN 13 9780701128203
  • Published Mar 01 1984
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 540
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher CCV
  • Imprint Chatto & Windus

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