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Canal House: Cook Something

Canal House: Cook Something

Recipes to Rely On

Learn to cook well with this Joy of Cooking for the Instagram generation from James Beard Award-winning cookbook studio Canal House, “the 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue of the food world” (Bon Appetit), with 300 simple recipes to rely on for the rest of your life.

Canal House’s Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer are home cooks writing about home cooking for other home cooks. From a lifetime of making dinner every single night, they’ve edited their experience down to the essentials: 300 simple and genius recipes that reveal the building blocks of all good cooking, and are guaranteed to make you a better cook.

Each chapter of Cook Something helps you master a key ingredient or powerful technique, moving from simple (a perfect soft-boiled egg, and how to make it uncommonly delicious) to ambitious (a towering chocolate souffle). Recipes for salad dressings, sauces, braises, roasts, meatballs, vegetables, and even perfect snacks and sweets help novice and experienced cooks alike reach for the perfect dish for any occasion. Inside, you’ll find:
  • Poached salmon with lemon-butter sauce
  • Fettucine with ragu bolognese
  • Oven-braised chicken with gnocchi
  • French onion soup
  • Canal House’s classic vinaigrette
  • Classic Italian meatballs
  • Caramelized apple galette
  • And so much more.
Filled with step-by-step photographs and indispensable kitchen wisdom, it is a perfect gift for beginners and an ideal reference for confident cooks.

Cook. Cook something. Cook something for yourself. Cook something for others. It will satisfy you more than you know.

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Genre: Cooking / Cooking / Methods

On Sale: September 10th 2019

Price: $16.99 / $21.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 432

ISBN-13: 9780316268271

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Praise

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR
--Epicurious, Food52, Food and Wine, Chowhound
The "patron saint of seasonal home cooking... the book comprises 300 unfussy-yet-extra-special recipes, stories, and tutorials from Hirsheimer & Hamilton's collective century of cooking experience; in it, you'll find how-tos on everything from boiling an egg properly to making fresh pasta and curing salmon--and beyond. The recipes themselves range from classic to unexpected, and along the way teach us a heck of a lot about the many different ways to cook and eat."—Food52
"Wonderful... Cook Something is full of recipes to fall-back on, ones you want to make again and again."—Epicurious
"As home cooks, they know you don't want a super complicated set of instructions most nights--you just want a good dinner without too much fuss. This new cookbook will get anyone there, from beginning cooks to jaded vets in need of a little inspiration. It includes 300 basic-but-brilliant recipes that cover every course, including snacks and sweets, so you can find just what you're looking for."—Chowhound
"Based on chapters that teach readers how to master a key ingredient or powerful technique, ranging from braises and sauces to salad dressings and vegetables. You'll find Canal House's classic vinaigrette; there's also oven-braised chicken with gnocchi, all paired with step-by-step photos."—Food & Wine
"Hamilton and Hirsheimer offer an exhaustive beginner's guide to cooking basics in this tasty and beautiful collection... with the expert guidance provided here, first-time cooks will be able to prepare delicious meals with confidence."—Publishers Weekly
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