The James Beard Cookbook by James A. Beard

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  • BlytheSpirit on January 31, 2012

    I love the beef stew recipe.

  • Krisb on November 27, 2010

    This book has some of the best basic cake recipes I have found. The two-egg and four-egg cake recipes produce very moist, delicious cake that can be baked in rounds, rectangles, one layer, two layers, jelly roll... etc. It is the only plain cake recipe I need or use. The gingerbread recipe is also wonderful.

  • nomadchowwoman on January 07, 2010

    Often look here when I'm looking for some sensible, basic, perhaps a bit dated recipes--or for definitions of terms that may have become meaningless because of contemporary interpretations.

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  • Baked prune plums

    • apattin on October 14, 2017

  • Curry sauce

    • bsproat on December 30, 2014

      Made this to use leftover leg of lamb. Delicious over brown Basmati rice. I added 1T. flour after the curry powder had cooked for a few minutes, as thickener for the sauce, instead of making beurre manie.

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  • ISBN 10 0440141745
  • ISBN 13 9780440141747
  • Published Sep 15 1980
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 544
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Dell Publishing Company
  • Imprint Dell Publishing Company

Publishers Text

America's foremost food authority, James Beard is an expert on cooking. This classic cookbook has been revised for the modern kitchen, and the oversize trade format ensures easy use within the kitchen work area. Sure to provide an irresistible variety of recipes.

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