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Book
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Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Clarkson Potter Publishers, c2000.
Description:
191 p., [24] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
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Notes:
Includes index.
LCCN:
00020900
ISBN:
0609605860 (hc)
Other Number:
43245555
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
198738
Call Number:
641.5951
Course Reserves:
0
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1
# System items in:
1
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A successful Chinese-American restaurateur and her daughter introduce a collection of more than 150 reliable, easy-to-follow recipes for delicious and healthful Chinese specialties--all of which emphasize fresh ingredients and low-fat cooking techniques--including Litchi Pudding, Chicken with Chinese Vegetables, and Shrimp and Cilantro Dumplings. 20,000 first printing. - (Baker & Taylor)

Introduces a collection of more than 150 recipes for such Chinese specialties as litchi pudding, chicken with Chinese vegetables, and shrimp and cilantro dumplings. - (Baker & Taylor)

"There are too many exotic ingredients." . . . "What about all that preparation?" . . . "I don't want to buy special equipment." . . . Acclaimed restaurateur Leeann Chin and her daughter Katie have heard all the excuses before, and in response they present their collection of delicious, simple recipes that will make any cook feel like a gourmet Chinese chef. Everyday Chinese Cooking proves that the very best Chinese cooking can be achieved in a real home kitchen, by real people, on real schedules.

As a young, time-strapped mother cooking for a family of eight on a limited budget -- and in her new home of Minnesota, half a world away from where she was raised -- Leeann Chin developed recipes that worked for her new lifestyle, without access to all the ingredients of her homeland and within the constraints of a very busy life. The results speak for themselves: quick, flavorful, accessible but authentic Chinese dishes that could make you consider opening up your own take-out restaurant.

More than 150 recipes encompass appetizers, soups, poultry, beef, pork, seafood, vegetables, noodles, rice, and desserts. Introductions to each recipe provide completely usable information, such as ingredient substitutions, make-ahead tips, serving suggestions, and other ideas for real-life cooking and eating. Everyday Chinese Cooking is more than quick and easy food; it's also naturally healthful. Best of all, once you get a few recipes under your belt (in every sense of the word) you'll realize that Chinese cooking is truly one of the most convenient ways to get dinner on the table with the least amount of stress.

Leeann Chin's incredibly successful restaurants have been voted "Best Chinese Food" by Minneapolis & St. Paul Magazine in the Minneapolis area for more than a dozen consecutive years. With the help of her daughter Katie, Leeann proves that Chinese food can -- and should -- be an everyday option for home cooks of all experience levels, everywhere. - (Random House, Inc.)

Author Biography

LEEANN CHIN is an award-winning restaurateur, professional chef, caterer, and founder of Leeann Chin, Inc., which includes fifty-seven restaurants and take-out locations in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, and Kansas City areas (with more new restaurants opening in these regions plus Des Moines and Wisconsin). She has been named Entrepreneur of the Year (1993) by the National Association of Women Business Owners. Leeann lives in Minneapolis.

KATIE CHIN, Leeann's daughter, is an entertainment industry marketing executive, writer, and board member of Leeann Chin, Inc. She is currently senior vice president of worldwide promotions for Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising and lives in Los Angeles. - (Random House, Inc.)

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are too many exotic ingredients." . . . "What about all that preparation?" . . . "I don't want to buy special equipment." . . . Acclaimed restaurateur Leeann Chin and her daughter Katie have heard all the excuses before, and in response they present their collection of delicious, simple recipes that will make any cook feel like a gourmet Chinese chef. Everyday Chinese Cooking proves that the very best Chinese cooking can be achieved in a real home kitchen, by real people, on real schedules.

As a young, time-strapped mother cooking for a family of eight on a limited budget -- and in her new home of Minnesota, half a world away from where she was raised -- Leeann Chin developed recipes that worked for her new lifestyle, without access to all the ingredients of her homeland and within the constraints of a very busy life. The results speak for themselves: quick, flavorful, accessible but authentic Chinese dishes that could make you consider opening up you - (Random House, Inc.)

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Table of Contents

preface 13(2)
introduction 15(2)
glossary of ingredients 17(10)
appetizers
27(23)
soups
50(22)
poultry
72(25)
beef
97(11)
pork
108(13)
seafood
121(25)
vegetables
146(15)
noodles and rice
161(17)
desserts
178(9)
index 187

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