KitchenWise: Essential Food Science for Home Cooks
The James Beard Award–winning, bestselling author ofCookWise and BakeWise delivers priceless cookingtechniques and know-how based on her expansive understanding offood science.Want to cook fluffier scrambled eggs and more flavorful sauces,keep your greens brilliantly green, and make everything taste moredelicious? KitchenWise combines beloved cooking expertShirley Corriher's down-to-earth advice with scientific expertiseto address everyday cooking issues. Whether you are a beginningcook or a professional chef, Shirley's guidance will save you timeand money, and let you know exactly what to do behind the stove. Agifted teacher with a degree in chemistry, Shirley takes readersthrough the hows and whys of what she does in the kitchen,explaining the science behind common problems and offeringsolutions for how to fix them. (For example, salt has an amazingability to suppress bitterness and allow other flavors to emerge.)Filled with more than 30 of Shirley's favorite time-tested recipes,in KitchenWise readers learn how to cook moresuccessfully, why certain ingredients work well together, and whatmakes good food great.Amazingly informative, approachable, and packed with proventechniques, KitchenWise serves up new ways to get the mostfrom your cooking.