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Every single thing I have ever made from this cookbook has turned out exactly as promised and absolutely fantastic. (Joy of Cooking? Not so much. But, my copy was from 1979 and my dog eventually ate it...maybe I should check out a newer version?). Right now, I have Island Pork Tenderloin in the oven, and I can't wait to eat it.
This and Frank Stitt's other cookbook, Southern Table are my favorite, favorite cookbooks. By the grace of God, I "stumbled" upon Frank Stitt's restaurant, The Highlands, while in Birmingham for a business trip. I was looking for something a little better than the microwave dinner I had the night before. Boy was I in for a real treat. The next day I ate at Bottega Favorita and when I got home I promptly ordered both cookbooks online. I'll admit right up front that I enjoy reading cookbooks as much as I enjoy cooking from them. Both books provide rich context of...
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Every few years I got vegetarian for a couple of months. This book was so good that when I started eating meat again, I also purchased it's sister (or mother?) publication, How to Cook Everything. I think both books are great for people who want to learn techniques that can be adapted based on what's available to you. I put both on my every growing list of cookbook "basics" that every cookbook collector should have on the shelves!