Illustrated Guide To Food Preparation

Paperback | March 12, 2012

byMargaret McWilliams

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Uniting scientific and aesthetic principles with laboratory realities, students learn about the distinctive characteristics of a wide range of ingredients, and develop the skills and knowledge they need to cost-effectively create delicious and nourishing dishes.  Reflecting society’s growing focus on locally-grown foods, phytochemicals, and weight control, ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO FOOD PREPARATION, 11/e deepens its emphasis on preparing fruits and vegetables in appetizing ways. Throughout, recipes have been tailored to minimize calories and maximize appeal. Many are integrated in an updated meal management chapter showing how to create appealing, nutritious dishes within tight budgets and schedules. Topic coverage includes: fruits/vegetables; salads/dressings; sugar, starch, cereals, and eggs; meats, poultry, and fish; breads, cakes, cookies, and pies; beverages, and preservation.

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Uniting scientific and aesthetic principles with laboratory realities, students learn about the distinctive characteristics of a wide range of ingredients, and develop the skills and knowledge they need to cost-effectively create delicious and nourishing dishes.  Reflecting society’s growing focus on locally-grown foods, phytochemicals...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 10.7 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:March 12, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132738759

ISBN - 13:9780132738750

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Table of Contents

1. Laboratory Basics

2. Vegetables

3. Fruits

4. Salads and Salad Dressings

5. Sugar Cookery

6. Starch and Cereal Cookery

7. Milk and Cheese

8. Egg Cookery

9. Meats, Poultry, and Fish

10. Breads

11. Cakes and Cookies

12. Pies

13. Beverages

14. Food Preservation

15. Meal Management

Appendix A. The Metric System