I would love to hear what you made, how easy (or difficult) it was to do, and how it tasted? Thanks!
Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)
Cathy is a food preserving expert and author of Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving.
I've made most of the recipes in the book. It's a great education in precision and techinique and the layering of flavors. From a practical perspective, the recipe I go back to again and again is the peanut butter and jelly candies at the very end.
Carol Blymire wrote a great blog about cooking her way through this cookbook. You can find it here: http://carolcookskeller... Enjoy!
I have made a lot of the recipes in the cookbook. It is definitely worthwhile to follow the master's instructions. The recipes all turned out delicious! (The first one I made was butter poached lobster) . I make the Parmigiano-Riggiano Crisps with Goat Cheese Mousse a lot as it is one of my favorite dinner appetizers. I also make the cornets to hold my own ahi poke.
I've had the book for several years, and I haven't cooked anything from it.... I like looking through the recipes though, and looking at the pictures! Those custard filled egg shells! I like to read it, but just haven't quite got around to any of it, although some of that is down to understanding English ingredient equivalents... I could manage the peanut butter sweets, but getting hold of Concorde grape juice.... Hmmm!
Low effort—but it doesn't look that way!
Meet "Shortcut Pie"
Help With My Kitchen Renovation
Go On, Spread Out
Make a Photo-Worthy Ice Cream Sundae
Your #1 Loves