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Sample recipes from James Beard's Theory and Practice Of Good Cooking

Glazed Ham

The smoked hams sold in supermarkets are usually labeled “cook before eating,” “fully cooked,” or “ready-to-eat” —the last two mean the s...

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Oysters or Clams Casino

About the only time oysters or clams are broiled is when they are served on the shell as a hot appetizer, with a topping of herbed butter...

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Pork Chops Niçoise

Sautéed pork chops are succulent and delicious. For sautéing, they should be cut 1 to 1½ inches thick, and those from the loin or rib sec...

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A Perfect Omelet

Making an omelet requires deftness, speed, plenty of practice, and a pan 9 inches in diameter, with rounded sides and a heavy bottom that...

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Chicken Kiev

The Russian specialty called chicken Kiev has become very popular in this country. The essence of the dish is that the boned chicken is r...

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Perfect French Fries

For making French fries, some like the mealy Idaho potato, others the waxier boiling potato. Either one will work, but you might, to amus...

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Potatoes Anna

Potatoes Anna, a French dish that has become quite the vogue in this country, rep, resents yet another way of baking potatoes. Sliced thi...

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Crepes

In my classes, I always start the students off with crêpes, because it is one of the most basic of cooking processes and demonstrates ver...

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1-2-3-4 Cake

This layer cake was a standard in our house. The recipe is a very old one that people could keep in their heads because of the utter simp...

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Steak Tartare

Probably the most famous of all raw meat dishes, steak tartare requires beef that is very tender and absolutely fresh.

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Ice-Tray Apricot Ice Cream

If you are making ice cream in an ice tray, I find it advisable to use a slightly different mixture and to whip the cream, the result of ...

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Lemon Granité

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Chicken Crepes

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Chocolate Roll

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Risotto

I like to use a heavy skillet of cast aluminum, plain or enameled cast iron, or copper and stainless steel for risotto—the Italian rice d...

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