NPR coverage of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking by Shirley O. Corriher. News, author interviews, critics’ picks and more. Get this from a library! Cookwise: the hows and whys of successful cooking. [ Shirley O Corriher] — In “CookWise”, Shirley Corriher, the “Sherlock Holmes of. Cookwise: the hows and whys of successful cooking. Responsibility: Shirley O. Corriher. Edition: 1st ed. Imprint: New York: William Morrow, c Physical.

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I can’t think of a successfuk who wouldn’t benefit from these pages. And I am not convinced that adding more sugar and starch to food to make up for fat and flavor is all that healthy of a choice either.

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Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. The organization was a bit curious to me – the book clearly opens with bread recipes, then dances around all kinds of random recipes, then ends with rich recipes. Jan 19, Alison rated it really liked it. Any Condition Any Condition. This little bit of science in everyday language indicates which steps or ingredients are vital and cannot be omitted without consequences.

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So I know about that. Best Selling in Cookbooks See all. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Published August 21st by William Morrow Cookbooks. Show less Show more.


Shirley is the scientists cook when creating a fhe. A fantastic reference I’ll, no doubt, keep returning to when I forget the details. Write a review Rate this item: CorriherHardcover 12 product ratings 4.

Food science must still be a developing, investigatory progression. Excellent, easy to understand book! Jan 11, Benjamin Duffy rated it really liked it Shelves: In “CookWise”, Shirley Corriher, the “Sherlock Holmes of cooking”, reveals the astonishing drama set in motion every time a potato hits hot fat to become a French fry or the oven’s heat bakes the outside of a chicken into a caramel crust.

Apr 05, mia rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Find a copy in euccessful library Finding libraries that hold this item Don’t have an account? I’m actually trying to read this chapter by chapter.

Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Notice that the two recipes Successfu use are for baked goods. Corriher does a great job ccooking how each ingredient and technique affects the final outcome.

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: It explains everything you’ve ever wondered about cooking; has lots of good tricks, tips and alternatives too. But there is still good information here that I can apply to good gluten-free cookwisee because success requires understanding the underlying principles and knowing what one is trying to emulate. Now that I’ve looked through this one, I vaguely remember reading it a few years ago, but I liked it better then, for some reason.

Too bad I have to take it back to the library. Most relevant reviews See all 12 reviews. User lists with this item 5 Three Grok items by improbability updated Different people will use CookWise in different ways: Shirley Corriher tells you what the different cuts of meat are on a cow, Alton gives pictures.

If you’re the type to cook by eye and taste and smell, this is the kind of cookbook you want to read. I don’t do much baking anymore anyway. Show More Show Less. The wonders of risen bread — How rich it is! This book cookwisd helpful for those desiring to master breadmaking.


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As for the recipes; I find these less successful. There are recipes, but the value of hpws book is in how it explains the processes of cooking – why foods do what they do when they’re cooked.

Cookwise by Shirley O. CookWise is a different kind of cookbook. This is the first time I’ve ever read a cookbook all the way through. Apr 02, Jaime rated it it was amazing.

Also full of recipes that illustrate her points, and choices in ingredients to affect the outcome. Mar 28, Matthew rated it really liked it.

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I don’t use the book all whts time, but it’s full of in-depth information as well as lots of recipes that work, and it’s one of the most worthwhile cookbooks that I’ve ever owned. And, in both cases, you know exactly how to successdul the recipe. Dec 22, April rated it really liked it.

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