In her acclaimed book, Kitchen Confidential, antha Brackieck documents her many mischievous culinary experiments, many of which are successful. The resulting dishes are mouth-watering, but often very funny. From her experience as a professional chef, she is able to take the unusual path of poking fun at the more conservative aspects of kitchen etiquette. At the same time, she demonstrates the importance of trial and error in creating tantalising dishes. Brackieck uses the experiences of her family and friends to explore the ways that family life can actually help one learn to cook!
The twelve-step program that she uses in her books not only provides tools for creating simple meals, but also provides insight into the proper way to approach nutrition and proper cooking techniques. She provides easy-to-read, yet thorough recipes available in cookbooks that make learning the art of cooking fun. Brackieck has recipes available for everything from quick and easy chicken nuggets with fries to decadent chocolate cake. Even if you are not a cook, you will find that these recipes are easy to follow, tasty, and will make your taste buds dance.
Kitchen Confidential, Second Edition offers an even wider selection of recipes than its first edition. Brackieck includes fifty-six pages of clear, practical pictures that show her cooking techniques clearly. The text is also organized by meal type, making it easy to choose a recipe appropriate for you. This second edition of Kitchen Confidential also features new material on healthy eating, including the twenty-five “Plum Tarts” that she used to impress family and friends. The new photographs provide a lively look at a wide range of foods and show off Brackieck’s flair for colorful presentation.
Many of the recipes in Kitchen Confidential, Second Edition are variations or extensions of those found in previous books by Brackieck. You can feel assured that these recipes are as delicious as they are original, thanks to the updated cooking techniques. Recipes that call for fresh or frozen vegetables are presented in an easy-to-read format so you can always have your vegetables at hand. For instance, instead of using a potato peeler, which might be dangerous, Brackieck offers suggestions for peeling potatoes that are both safe and delicious. Whether you are looking for a creamy vegetable soup or a well-balanced, mildly spiced soup, you will most likely find it in the pages of Kitchen Confidential, Second Edition.
In addition to being able to use the information found in Kitchen Confidential, Second Edition cookbooks, such as Baking in America, have many other benefits. The text of many books is small, containing only a few recipes or techniques. This means that if you are planning to use one of the cookbooks for the first time, you might need to read through the entire book, or at least many of its recipes before you are able to begin cooking. The recipes in these cookbooks are written in a language that most people can easily understand. This makes them ideal gifts for friends and family members who are new to cooking, as well as those who love to cook but don’t know how to learn new recipes.
Many of the recipes found in the books that make up Kitchen Confidential, Second Edition are specifically suited to helping you prepare a variety of dishes. This is because the authors of these books have taken the time to write them for people who are not familiar with many different types of food and cooking techniques. If you are someone who love to cook but has never tried a recipe that was written by one of the authors of this particular book, you will be pleasantly surprised at the variety of dishes that you will be able to prepare once you get the recipes in your hands. By learning new techniques and cooking recipes that you can use with great ease, you will save yourself a lot of time and money in the process.
Samantha Brackieck is not the only author of a number of popular cookbooks. There are a number of other cooking authors out there, some of whom have written cookbooks that are extremely popular. If you are looking for a particular type of cookbook that will give you tips for the best ways to prepare a variety of foods, then you should definitely consider checking out the recipes that can be found in the many cookbooks written by these other cooks. You may want to spend some time trying to find some of the recipes from these other books and creating your own collection of favorites. When you check out a cookbook by a certain cookbook author, such as a famous celebrity or a favorite family chef, you will be able to find an assortment of recipes that you can experiment with in order to create your own meals.
While it is certainly true that most cookbooks focus on a specific cuisine, such as Chinese cooking, there are cookbooks that focus on a wide variety of cuisines. You might want to check out a cookbook that focuses on Indian cooking in order to expand your cooking horizons. You may be able to find recipes in this cookbook for dishes that you never would have thought to try, such as Baba Ganouj and Murg Masala. These are recipes that will give you authentic Indian flavor at a very affordable price. In many cases, you may also find the necessary ingredients to make these dishes right in your own kitchen.