Starting Out is filled with crucial tips, basic cooking techniques, and guidelines for stocking cupboards and refrigerator with staples. A first cookbook, instruction guide, and food resource, the boo
The survival guide for first-time cooks, with 250 super-simple recipes. Designed to help new cooks find independence.
Starting Out is filled with crucial tips, basic cooking techniques, and guidelines for stocking cupboards and refrigerator with staples. A first cookbook, instruction guide, and food resource, the book includes easy-to-prepare dishes that any beginner can follow easily. There are even " first aid" tips for fixing food disasters!
Some of the features in this cookbook are:
- Glossary of common cooking terms
- Measurements chart
- Simple menus
- Party ideas
- Ingredient resource guide
- Shopping tips (and even tips for doing laundry) .
Starting Out has more than enough delicious and nutritious dishes for the university student or budding executive. Included are simple, quick and effortless recipes for cooking for one, such as Turkey Burgers, Pad Thai, and basic Curry. There are also more impressive yet still easy-to-follow recipes for entertaining, like Chicken la King, Chicken Parmigiana, and Curried Peanut Shrimp.
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Julie Van Rosendaal
is in high demand by food followers for her knowledge and love of good food. She is the food correspondent for the Calgary Eyeopener on CBC Radio One, co-host of Viva TV's It's Just Food, the food editor of Parents Canada magazine, a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines and an award-winning food blogger (dinnerwithjulie.com). She is the author or co-author of several bestselling Whitecap titles, including Spilling the Beans, Starting Out, Grazing and One Smart Cookie. She lives in Calgary, Alberta."