Frugal Gourmet

Frugal Gourmet


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All the incredients that make THE FRUGAL GOURMET one of the most popular cooking shows on television are in this bestselling cookbook, including: a complete range of cooking techniques, advice on kitchen equipment, special hints and tips, exciting ideas for vegetarian meals, PLUS more than100 illustrations of recipes and techniques.

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ISBN-13: 9780517203651
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/12/1999
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.26(d)

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Frugal Gourmet 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
lyssrose on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
For many years, Jeff Smith was my go-to cooking idol. I read his cookbooks, and through them, I learned much of what I know about how to cook. Even as a young child (about 8-9), I would spend hours, poring over this cookbook, imagining all the delicious dishes I could cook, if only I was older. I'm happy to report that now that I am old enough, the recipes are turning out just how I imagined them, those many years ago. :)
Oreillynsf on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
There was no one that could weave a story about food quite like The Frug. I watched his program religiously, until the legal allegations took him off the air and out of the limelight. Jeff Smith was truly adept at revealing the meaning behind foods and meals, and I loved (and still love) that side of his entertaining and engaging cookbooks.Smith had the entertainment sense of Martha Stewart, but without the holier than thou sensibility or the pretension. When you read this book you get a sense that a dinner at his house was a relaxed pleasure for he and the guests. And the thing is, you DO read this book. It's not a reference book of recipes so much as an adventure in food. The only cookbook that I have read that delivered this same sort of storytelling and engagement was the first addition of the Betty Crocker Cookbook.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago