Good Housekeeping Illustrated American Cookbook

Good Housekeeping Illustrated American Cookbook

by Good Housekeeping, Carolyn B. Mitchell


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This is an essential collection of America's greatest dishes, gathered together in one place. It is your answer to where to go for a perfect and infallible Chicken la King, Yankee pot roast, coleslaw, Southern fried chicken, apple pie, baked beans, corn fritters, pumpkin pie and plenty more. It is a celebration of American holidays (Thanksgiving to Valentine's Day to Fourth July), American pastimes (clam-bakes. picnics, barbecues, brunches), American produce (the bounty of our orchards, gardens, wheat fields, waters, ranches and farms), plus a celebration of the American spirit. Best of all it is a collection of triple-tested recipes from Good Housekeeping, one of the most trusted names in America today.

Hundreds of thousands of people learned cooking techniques from The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook. Its revolutionary format with its full-color gallery of dishes and step-by-step illustrations made it a classic, with nearly a million copies sold.

The Good Housekeeping Illustrated American Cookbook follows in its footsteps and is destined for the same success. It has the same terrific large format honest food families love to eat.

The Good Housekeeping Illustrated American Cookbook is organized into two pictorial sections: 80 pages of color photographs for planning the meal, followed by 320 pages of recipes with illustrated instructions for preparing the specific dishes you have chosen.

To help you plan, captions under the color photographs in the front section answer essential questions about the recipe: "What are the key ingredients?" "How long does it take to make?" "How many servings does it yield?" "What page is the recipe on?" And each photograph shows how you can garnish the finished dish so it looks, as well as tastes, magnificent. More than 1,500 drawings help to spell out these step-by-step instructions so that crucial steps or techniques will be easily understood.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688112165
Publisher: Hearst Books
Publication date: 09/28/1991
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 11.25(h) x 1.20(d)

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2 pounds fresh broccoli
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
< cup sliced almonds
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
= teaspoon grated lemon peel
< teaspoon sugar

1. Remove any large leaves and cut off any woody stalk ends from broccoli. Split stalks length-wise 2 or 3 times to speed cooking. Rinse well.

2. In large skillet over medium heat, in 1 inch boiling water, heat broccoli to boiling; cover and cook 10 minutes; drain, set aside.

3. Meanwhile,in1-quartsaucepanover medium-low heat, in hot butter, cook almonds 5 minutes, stirring often. Stir in lemon juice and remaining ingredients.

4. To serve, arrange broccoli in bowl; pour sauce over broccoli.

Color index page 52
Begin 20 mins ahead
6 side-dish servings
l46 cals per serving

Copyright © 1982 by Dorling Kindersley Limited and The Hearst Corporation

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