NPR coverage of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking by Shirley O. Corriher. News, author interviews, critics’ picks and more. Get this from a library! Cookwise: the hows and whys of successful cooking. [ Shirley O Corriher] — In “CookWise”, Shirley Corriher, the “Sherlock Holmes of. Cookwise: the hows and whys of successful cooking. Responsibility: Shirley O. Corriher. Edition: 1st ed. Imprint: New York: William Morrow, c Physical.

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I certainly find it less satisfying. Corriher’s seminal book of food science is not to be missed.

I wish Corriher was my aunt. Jul 13, Usccessful rated it it was amazing Shelves: One of my favorite all-time books on food. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Corriher, shccessful you how and why things happen in the course of food preparation.

CookWise gives a scientific take on cooking. Cooking is a science, and she reveals the basics in this textbook for working with what you have, and knowing why something turned out the way it did. I especially appreciate the charts she laid out for “troubleshooting” a recipe.

Mar 06, Jennifer rated dookwise it was ok Shelves: Episode Three Chips for Sister Marsha is blatantly stolen from Shirley’s 3 dueling chocolate chip cookie recipes – designed to show the interaction of the baking ingredients. The first book I grabbed, Cookwise by Shirley Corriher, was chosen because although I remembered that I have used it for reference, I couldn’t actually remember that I had cooked much from the Recently I was cataloging my cookbook collection and the process was making me think about all the different books and why I had them.


Please enter the message. Knowing how ingredients work, individually and in combination, will not only make you more aware of the cooking process, but transform you into a confident and exceptional cook — a cook who is in control. With a plate of food to try, she gobbles it down, and weighs in with a “keeper” or “dumper”!

A book every serious home cook should have handy so they know why their hard work might run awry in the cooking process. There is a recipe or two to illustrate each point. CookWise is a different kind of cookbook. Dec 25, Patty rated it it was amazing. In the long-awaited CookWise, food sleuth Shirley Corriher tells you how and why things happen in cooking. This is the first time I’ve ever read a cookbook all the way through.

Having a strong background regarding processes and ingredients makes it much easier to experiment and succeed. Aug 21, Liz De Coster rated it liked it Shelves: Dec 22, April rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The more than outstanding recipes featured not only please the palate, but demonstrate the various roles of ingredients and techniques—making Cookwise an invaluable reference for anyone who has ever wanted to improve on a recipe, make a cake moister, or a roast chicken juicier.


The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Corriher, tells you how and why things happen in the course of food preparation. Cookwise by Shirley O. Cookwise was a very interesting book to read and it contains a lot of valuable information. Aug 25, Lindsey Duncan rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found it odd.

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In my opinion, this cookbook is best used as a reference. Mar 31, Jen rated it really liked it. User lists Similar Items.

Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. This book especially helpful for those desiring to master breadmaking. Maybe more experienced cooks or ones willing to follow all the complicated directions and look for all the special ingredients would turn out some fabulous food, but I do not have the time or patience for that.

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