Part 1: Cooking Techniques

Chapter 1  Blanching

Chapter 2  Braising

Chapter 3  Breadings & Batters

Chapter 4  Broiling

Chapter 5  Deep-frying

Chapter 6  Deglazing

Chapter 7  Dutch Ovens

Chapter 8  Emulsions

Chapter 9  Grilling  

Chapter 10  Grinding Spices

Chapter 11  En Papillote

Chapter 12  Leaveners

Chapter 13  Pan-Frying

Chapter 14  Poaching, simmering & boiling

Chapter 15  Roasting

Chapter 16  Sautéing

Chapter 17  Steaming

Chapter 18  Stir-Frying

Chapter 19  Thickening Sauces

Part 2: Ingredients

Chapter 20  Almonds

Chapter 21  Apples

Chapter 22  Apricots

Chapter 23  Artichokes

Chapter 24  Arugula

Chapter 25  Asparagus

Chapter 26  Avocados

Chapter 27  Balsamic Vinegar

Chapter 28  Bananas

Chapter 29  Basil

Chapter 30  Beef

Chapter 31  Beets

Chapter 32  Bell Peppers

Chapter 33  Belly of the Beast

Chapter 34  Black Beans

Chapter 35  Black Pepper

Chapter 36  Black-eyed Peas

Chapter 37  Bone Marrow

Chapter 38  Broccoli

Chapter 39  Brussels Sprouts

Chapter 40  Butter

Chapter 41  Buttermilk

Chapter 42  Cantaloupe

Chapter 43  Carrots

Chapter 44  Celery Root

Chapter 45  Cheddar Cheese

Chapter 46  Cheese

Chapter 47  Chestnuts

Chapter 48  Cilantro

Chapter 49  Clams

Chapter 50  Coconuts

Chapter 51  Cod

Chapter 52  Corn

Chapter 53  Crabs

Chapter 54  Cranberries

Chapter 55  Cream

Chapter 56  Cucumbers

Chapter 57  Eggs

Chapter 58  Fava Beans

Chapter 59  Fennel

Chapter 60  Fiddlehead Ferns

Chapter 61  Fish

Chapter 62  Five-Spice Powder

Chapter 63  Flour

Chapter 64  Garlic

Chapter 65  Habaneros

Chapter 66  Lemons

Chapter 67  Maple Syrup

Chapter 68  Marsala & Madeira

Chapter 69  Matzo

Chapter 70  Mushrooms

Chapter 71  Mussels

Chapter 72  Mustard

Chapter 73  Onions

Chapter 74  Oranges

Chapter 75  Oysters

Chapter 76  Parsley

Chapter 77  Pasta

Chapter 78  Peaches

Chapter 79  Pears

Chapter 80  Pecans

Chapter 81  Poblanos

Chapter 82  Pomegranates

Chapter 83  Pork

Chapter 84  Potatoes

Chapter 85  Rack of Lamb

Chapter 86  Ribs

Chapter 87  Rice

Chapter 88  Rosemary

Chapter 89  Sage

Chapter 90  Salmon

Chapter 91  Sesame

Chapter 92  Spinach

Chapter 93  Squash

Chapter 94  Strawberries

Chapter 95  Swiss Chard

Chapter 96  Tarragon

Chapter 97  Thyme

Chapter 98  Tomatoes

Chapter 99  Truffles

Chapter 100 Turkey

Chapter 101 Vodka

Chapter 102 Worcestershire Sauce

Chapter 102 White Chocolate

Part 3: Classic Dishes & More

Chapter 103 A Mexican feast

Chapter 104 Another Mexican Feast

Chapter 105 Alsace

Chapter 106 Arroz Con Pollo

Chapter 107 Beef Wellington

Chapter 108 Beurre Blanc

Chapter 109 Biscuits & Gravy

Chapter 110 Bread Pudding

Chapter 111 Caesar Salad

Chapter 112 Cake

Chapter 113 Chicken Kiev

Chapter 114 Chicken Soup

Chapter 115 Chile Rellenos

Chapter 116 Chinese Dumplings

Chapter 117 Clafoutis

Chapter 118 Colcannon

Chapter 119 Cold Soups

Chapter 120 Cornish Hen

Chapter 121 Crepes Suzette

Chapter 122 Custard

Chapter 123 Easter Pie

Chapter 124 Egg Foo Young

Chapter 125 Eggplant Parmigiana Redux

Chapter 126 Eggs a la Neige

Chapter 127 Eggs Benedict & Hollandaise Sauce

Chapter 128 The Grand Sauces

Chapter 129 Brown Sauce

Chapter 130 Liguria

Chapter 131  French Toast

Chapter 132 Friuli

Chapter 133 Irish Stew

Chapter 134 The James Bond Diet 1

Chapter 135 The James Bond Diet 2

Chapter 136 Linzer Cookies

Chapter 137 Lobster à l’Américaine

Chapter 138 Lobster Bisque

Chapter 139 Marinades & Rubs

Chapter 140 Meatloaf

Chapter 141 Mousse

Chapter 142 Muffins

Chapter 143 Navarin of Lamb

Chapter 144 New Orleans

Chapter 145 Normandy

Chapter 146 Paillards

Chapter 147 Pâté

Chapter 148 Pot Roast

Chapter 149 Provence

Chapter 150 Puttanesca

Chapter 151 Reuben

Chapter 152 Salad

Chapter 153 Sichuan

Chapter 154 Soup

Chapter 155 Spring Rolls

Chapter 156 Steak Diane

Chapter 157 Stock

Chapter 158 Stuffing

Chapter 159 Tarts

Chapter 160 Texas


Stocks, Sauces, Dressings, Marinades, & Spice Mixtures


Apricot Glaze

Asian Chicken Broth

Béarnaise Sauce


Beef/Veal Stock or Broth

Beurre Blanc

Bordelaise Sauce

Brown Sauce

Buttermilk Dressing

Carrot Juice Dressing

Chicken Broth

Chile-Tomato Sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

Chinese Dumpling Dipping Sauce


Creamy Radish Sauce

Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce


Duck Spices


Five-Spice Powder

Green Onion Dressing

Habanero Sauce

Herbed Butter

Hollandaise Sauce

Hot Pepper Sauce

Indian Spice Blend

Latin Spice Blend

Mark’s Marinade

Mushroom Stock

Pea Purée


Poblano Pepper Marinade

Russian Dressing

Spring Roll Dipping Sauce

Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

Tomato Sauce

Vegetable Stock


Appetizers & Dips

Baked Stuffed Clams

Baked Stuffed Onions

Batter-Dipped Deep-Fried Mushrooms with Horseradish Sauce

Black Olive & Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade

Cheese Mousse

Chinese Dumplings

Crab Cakes with Creamy Radish Sauce

Cranberry Horseradish Dip

Cranberry Salsa

Deviled Eggs

Devils on Horseback

Fava Bean Purée

Foie Gras & Stewed Prunes



Grilled Portobellos & Baby Artichokes

Italian Chile Rellenos

Italian Salsa

Mascarpone-Horseradish Dip

Mushroom Pâté

Oeufs En Cocotte (Shirred Eggs)

Pan-Fried Oysters

Pear & Gorgonzola Crostini

Portobello Mushrooms with Brie 

Roasted Bone Marrow Crostini

Roasted Pepper & Anchovy Crostini


Smoked Salmon Crudités

Spinach & Fontina Cheese Tartlets

Spinach & Mozzarella Puffs

Stuffed Tomatoes


Truffled Goat Cheese

Watercress Dip



Artichoke Salad

Asparagus Salad with Truffle Vinaigrette

Bean Salad

Bean Sprout Salad with Asian Dressing

Black Bean Salad

Caesar Salad

Celery Root Remoulade

Clementine Orange & Fennel Salad

Cucumber & Bean Sprout Salad

Crabmeat Salad

Fennel Salad

Garbanzo Bean Salad with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce

Greek Salad

Grilled Calamari & Radicchio Salad

Grilled Corn & Tomato Salad

Kohlrabi & Pea Shoot Salad

Potato Salad

Strawberry & Yogurt Salad

Strawberry Salad

Swiss Chard & Beet Salad


Asian Beef Noodle Soup

Beef Short Rib Soup

Black Bean Soup

Butternut Squash Soup 

Chestnut & Celery Root Soup

Chicken Soup

Chilled Asparagus Soup

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup in Coconut Broth 

Chilled Cucumber Soup

Chilled Coconut-Tapioca Soup

Cold Apple Soup

Corn Soup

Cream of Carrot Soup

Cream of Mustard Greens & Habanero Soup

Creamy Bacon Vegetable Soup

Creamy Spinach Soup


Lobster Bisque

Matzo Ball Soup



Asian Style Snow Peas

Baked Acorn Squash

Baked Asparagus with Parmesan Cream Sauce

Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

Braised Leeks

Braised Swiss Chard

Broccoli with Cranberries 

Brussels Sprouts Almandine

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Dried Fruits & Almonds


Eggplant Parmigiana

Fried Shallots

Fried Zucchini

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Glazed Carrots & Parsnips

Hearty Pinto Beans

Home Fries

Mexican Rice Pilaf

Mushroom Risotto

Pommes Anna

Potato Pancakes


Refried Beans

Sautéed Fiddlehead Ferns

Sautéed Swiss Chard

Simmered Lentils

Spaghetti Squash

Spinach & Cheese Soufflé

Spinach Enchiladas with Hot Pepper Sauce

Tomato & Zucchini Gratin

Vegetable Bundles

Vegetable Egg Foo Young

White Asparagus


Angel Hair with Lemon-Caviar Sauce

Bell Pepper Couscous

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine with Morels

Linguini with White Clam Sauce

Pasta Provencal

Pasta with Arugula & Clam Juice

Pasta with Basil-Cream Sauce

Pasta with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Penne in Vodka Sauce

Rigatoni with Escarole, Beans & Sausage

Rigatoni with Sausage & Spinach Cream Sauce

Spaghetti Puttanesca

Spaghetti with Mustard Greens


Baked Cod with Julienned Vegetables

Broiled Fish with Ponzu Sauce

Clams in Pancetta Broth

Clams in Vegetable Broth

Grilled Sole

Lobster à l’Américaine

Pecan Crusted Salmon

Poached Cod & Potatoes in Tomato Broth

Red Snapper En Papillote

Red Snapper with Stewed Vegetables

Salmon in Mustard Cream Sauce

Sautéed Scallops with Lemon Fettuccine 

Sautéed Shrimp Over Arugula with Avocado Vinaigrette

Shallow-Poached Sea Bass

Shrimp Creole

Soft-Shell Crabs with Gremolata 

Spicy Tuna Steak

Steamed Mussels

Steamed Tilapia Fillets

Summer Rolls

Tuna Tartare

Chicken & Duck

Arroz Con Pollo

Chicken & Broccoli

Chicken, Chorizo, & Black-Eyed Peas

Chicken & Sausage Stew

Chicken Burritos with Creamy Poblano-Spinach Sauce

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Habanero

Chicken Jambalaya

Chicken Kiev

Coconut Curry Chicken

Duck Breasts with Pomegranate Glaze

Gong Bao Chicken

Indian Chicken

Roasted Cornish Hens 

Rosemary Roasted Chicken

Beef, Veal, Pork, & Lamb 

Baby Back Ribs

Braised Brisket of Beef

Bread & Sausage Stuffing

Broiled Pork Chops with Haricot Vert 

Chicken Fried Steak

Chili Con Carne

Chinese Spareribs

Chorizo Habanero

Cotes De Porc Normande

Grilled Steak with Poblano Pepper Marinade

Irish Stew


Lamb Chops with Thyme & Red Wine 

Mark’s Meatloaf

Mu Shu Pork

Navarin Of Lamb

Osso Buco

Pork Chops with Poblano-Cilantro Sauce

Pork Wellington

Pot Roast

Rack of Lamb

Roast Beef


Spicy Meatballs in Beer-Chili Sauce

Steak Au Poivre

Steak Diane

Steak Habanero

Veal Marsala

Veal Roulade Stuffed with Duxelles

Veal Saltimbocca

Pastry & Sweets

Almond Pie

Alsatian Onion Tart

Apple Crisp

Banana Muffins

Banana Pancakes

Bananas Foster

Basic Pancakes

Biscuits & Gravy

Bread Pudding

Candied Lemon Rind

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Chocolate Mousse

Coconut Cake

Coconut Sorbet

Crème Anglaise

Crème Brûlée

Crepes Suzette

Crumb Cake

Easter Pie

Eggs a la Neige

Focaccia Bread

Fruit Tarts 

Linzer Cookies

Orange-Almond French Toast

Pastry Cream

Peach Melba

Pecan Pie

Pink Pear Clafouti

Poached Pears in Red Wine

White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies


Banana Smoothie

Citrus Cooler


Cranberry Apple Cider




Tomato Juice Cocktail