Cookbooks James Beard's Simple Foods 40 Cooking Lessons by America's Greatest Cook 1993 MacMillan Publishing Gift Books for Cooks

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This is a near fine (almost like new) hardcover with dust jacket. 1993 MacMillan Publishing. This copy is still crisp and clean inside and out. The pages are still crisp and clean with no markings seen. The binding is tight and straight. Teal color hardcover boards under jacket are also near fine with barely a hint of shelf wear. The accompanying dust jacket is clean and shiny with only a hint of shelf wear. Medium octavo book size or 6.5" x 9.5" with 245 pages including index..
James Beard's Simple Foods 40 Cooking Lessons by America's Greatest Cook has been edited by Hal Kendig with a foreword by Julia Child. In the early 1970's, James Beard was approached by American Way, American Airlines' in-flight magazine to write a monthly column in the form of a series of cooking lessons. He agreed and wrote 70 columns for the magazine. 39 of those were collected for the first time and organized under different headings for this book. Chapters include; Knives The Fine Point of Cooking, Get To Know Your Meat Cuts, From a Simmer to a Boil, Know Cooking Terms, Cooking on the Outdoor Grill, Frying, Baking Your Own Bread, Cobblers, Ice Cream, Perfect Pie, Pleasures of Pie, Holiday Buffets, Spirited Drinks for a Festive Christmas, Memories of Christmas Past and many more. Sure to please cooks of all kinds with topics covering all kinds of cooking.

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