- Product # 071426
- Type Paperback
- ISBN 978-1-60085-713-3
- Published Date 2012
- Dimensions 7 3/4 x 9
- Pages 224
- Photos 60
So many of us love the idea of whipping up a fabulous dinner during the week, but when it comes to putting the pan on the flame, we lose confidence. Do I have the skills to pull this off? Do I have the time? The answer is “yes” when you have Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence at your fingertips.
Winner of the 2013 Culinary Tour Operator of the Year Award by the IACP (International Association for Culinary Professoinals).
“As a cook, as a teacher and as an author, Joanne Weir has never strayed from her firm and unassailable convictions that cooking should be pure and simple and that ingredients should be pure and fresh.”
– Alice Waters
“Joanne Weir’s bubbly personality and wit come through in every recipe. Her food sparkles with flavor, there is sensibility in products chosen, and the preparation is simple and fun.”
Award-winning cooking teacher, author, chef, and TV personality Joanne Weir demystifies cooking techniques and makes 100 delicious, main-course recipes easy and approachable. Written as the companion cookbook to her new public television show, Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence, this book will be a go-to resource for every cook, for every day, as it inspires a “you can do it” spirit in the kitchen and a confident, uncomplicated response to “What’s for dinner tonight?”
About the Author
Joanne Weir is host of her public television series Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence and winner of this year's Taste Award for Best New Series. The Annual TASTE AWARDS (also known as the TASTY Awards) in Hollywood celebrate the year's best in Food, Fashion, and Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Online, and on Radio.
Joanne has written 17 cookbooks, including the James Beard Award-winning Weir Cooking in the City. She was recently awarded the honor of In addition to her cookbook writing, Joanne is an editor-at-large for Fine Cooking and has contributed to Bon Appetit, Saveur, Cooking Light, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Sunset, and Better Homes and Gardens. Joanne also teaches cooking classes in her home studio kitchen in San Francisco, hosts culinary journeys around the world, and is executive chef of Copita restaurant in Sausalito, California.
- Table of Contents
Introduction: HOW TO BE CONFIDENT IN THE KITCHEN
Chapter 1: NOT YOUR AVERAGE CHICKEN RECIPES
Chapter 2: BEYOND FISH STICKS
Chapter 3: THE MEAT OF THE MATTER
Chapter 4: BEANS, BEANS, THE MAGICAL FRUIT
Chapter 5: A GRAIN OF TRUTH
Chapter 6: EAT YOUR VEGETABLES