New McCall's Cookbook

New McCall's Cookbook is a 1973 1st edition vintage cookbook classic. This is the yellow cover edition. The book has over 600 pages in all and is filled with recipes and some step-by-step photos and illustrations. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket and plastic protective sleeve, 624 pages 

Copyright: 1973 

Publisher: Random House 

Author: Mary Eckley 

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Description: At last, after ten years and over a million copies sold -- The New McCall's Cookbook! Based on the fine work of the McCall's kitchens, this book brings together over one thousand recipes: from those most requested by McCall's readers, from cooking contests, from culinary treasuries, from the previously published McCall's Cookbook and from all over the world. The recipes have been tested and retested for absolute accuracy and dependability. They are simple to follow and superbly good. 

The book begins with the Cooking School section. In stunning, full-color photographs and step-by-step instructions, Mary Eckley, the Food Editor of McCall's, takes you through all the procedures for making America's favorite dishes -- from great chocolate cake and summer-baked ham to more elaborate treats like chicken Kiev and manicotti. 

The recipes are so clear and so carefully done that they are foolproof. Pan size, utensils and special techniques are given in each recipe. Basic cooking terminology is explained. There are rules for planning a balanced meal and for sample family menus; also included are how-to instructions for culinary problems such as carving a turkey or making a souffle With these wonderful instructions, anyone, from the beginning cook to the expert, can achieve excellent results. 

The recipes include appetizers, beverages, quick breads, yeast breads, cakes, cookies, desserts, egg and cheese dishes, fish and shellfish, jams and preserves, meat and game, pies and small pastries, poultry, rice and pasta, salads and dressings, sauces and gravies, soups, vegetables. There are meals for holidays, menus for entertaining, recipes for weight-watchers, and a plentiful supply of delicious international dishes. 

The book is illustrated with hundreds of drawings that are useful as well as attractive. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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