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Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking: A Cookbook By Julia Child Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375711855
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Knopf - June 23rd, 2009

I'm an unreliable cook who is decent when I put in the effort, but the fact of the matter is I'm much more likely to improvise than follow an exact recipe. This is why Julia's Kitchen Wisdom is perfect for people like me: its instructions on the basics, like how to steam the perfect vegetable or make a basic béchamel sauce with suggestions on how to add variety. I refer to it more than any other cookbook I own.