Part 1:   Cooking Techniques

Chapter 1  Blanching 

Chapter 2  Braising

Chapter 3  Breadings & Batters

Chapter 4  Broiling

Chapter 5  Deglazing

Chapter 6  Dutch Ovens

Chapter 7  Emulsions

Chapter 8  En Papillote

Chapter 9 Grilling 

Chapter 10  Grinding Spices

Chapter 11  Leaveners

Chapter 12  Pan-Frying & Deep-Frying

Chapter 13  Poaching, Simmering & Boiling

Chapter 14  Roasting

Chapter 15  Sautéing

Chapter 16  Steaming

Chapter 17  Stir-Frying

Chapter 18  Thickening Sauces

Part 2:   Ingredients

Chapter 19  Almonds

Chapter 20  Apples

Chapter 21  Apricots

Chapter 22  Artichokes

Chapter 23  Arugula

Chapter 24  Asparagus

Chapter 25  Avocados

Chapter 26  Balsamic Vinegar

Chapter 27  Bananas

Chapter 28  Basil

Chapter 29  Beef

Chapter 30  Beets

Chapter 31  Bell Peppers

Chapter 32  Belly of the Beast

Chapter 33  Black Beans

Chapter 34  Black Pepper

Chapter 35  Black-eyed Peas

Chapter 36  Bone Marrow

Chapter 37  Broccoli

Chapter 38  Brussels Sprouts

Chapter 39  Butter

Chapter 40  Buttermilk

Chapter 41  Cantaloupe

Chapter 42  Carrots

Chapter 43  Celery Root

Chapter 44  Cheddar Cheese

Chapter 45  Cheese

Chapter 46  Chestnuts

Chapter 47  Cilantro

Chapter 48  Clams

Chapter 49  Coconuts

Chapter 50  Cod

Chapter 51  Corn

Chapter 52  Crabs

Chapter 53  Cranberries

Chapter 54  Cream

Chapter 55  Cucumbers

Chapter 56  Eggs

Chapter 57  Fava Beans

Chapter 58  Fennel

Chapter 59  Fiddlehead Ferns

Chapter 60  Fish

Chapter 61  Five-Spice Powder

Chapter 62  Flour

Chapter 63  Garlic

Chapter 64  Habaneros

Chapter 65  Lemons

Chapter 66  Maple Syrup

Chapter 67  Marsala & Madeira

Chapter 68  Matzo

Chapter 69  Mushrooms

Chapter 70  Mussels

Chapter 71  Mustard

Chapter 72  Onions

Chapter 73  Oranges

Chapter 74  Oysters

Chapter 75  Parsley

Chapter 76  Pasta

Chapter 77  Peaches

Chapter 78  Pears

Chapter 79 Peas

Chapter 80  Pecans

Chapter 81  Poblanos

Chapter 82  Pomegranates

Chapter 83  Pork

Chapter 84  Potatoes

Chapter 85  Rack of Lamb

Chapter 86  Rice

Chapter 87  Rosemary

Chapter 88  Sage

Chapter 89  Salmon

Chapter 90  Sesame

Chapter 91  Spinach

Chapter 92  Squash

Chapter 93  Strawberries

Chapter 94  Swiss Chard

Chapter 95  Tarragon

Chapter 96  Thyme

Chapter 97  Tomatoes

Chapter 98  Truffles

Chapter 99  Turkey

Chapter 100  Vodka

Chapter 101  Worcestershire Sauce

Chapter 102  White Chocolate

Part 3:   Classic Dishes & More

Chapter 103  Stock

Chapter 104 The Grand Sauces

Chapter 105 Brown Sauce

Chapter 106  A Mexican Feast

Chapter 107  Another Mexican Feast

Chapter 108  Alsace

Chapter 109  Arroz Con Pollo

Chapter 110  Beef Wellington

Chapter 111  Beurre Blanc

Chapter 112  Biscuits & Gravy

Chapter 113  Bread Pudding

Chapter 114  Caesar Salad

Chapter 115  Cake

Chapter 116  Chicken Kiev

Chapter 117  Chicken Soup

Chapter 118  Chile Rellenos

Chapter 119  Chinese Dumplings

Chapter 120  Clafoutis

Chapter 121  Colcannon

Chapter 122  Cold Soups

Chapter 123  Cornish Hen

Chapter 124  Crepes Suzette

Chapter 125  Custard

Chapter 126  Easter Pie

Chapter 127  Egg Foo Young

Chapter 128  Eggplant Parmigiana Redux

Chapter 129  Eggs a la Neige

Chapter 130  Eggs Benedict & Hollandaise Sauce

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  Liguria

Chapter 137  Linzer Cookies

Chapter 138  Lobster à l’Américaine

Chapter 139  Lobster Bisque

Chapter 140  Marinades & Rubs

Chapter 141  Meatloaf

Chapter 142  Mousse

Chapter 143  Muffins

Chapter 144  Navarin of Lamb

Chapter 145  New Orleans

Chapter 146  Normandy

Chapter 147  Paillards

Chapter 148  Pâté

Chapter 149  Pot Roast

Chapter 150  Provence

Chapter 151  Puttanesca

Chapter 152  Reuben

Chapter 153  Salad

Chapter 154  Sichuan

Chapter 155  Soup

Chapter 156  Summer Rolls

Chapter 157  Steak Diane

Chapter 158  Stock

Chapter 159  Stuffing

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

Crabmeat Salad

Cucumber & Bean Sprout 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 Apple Soup

Chilled Asparagus Soup

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup in Coconut Broth 

Chilled Coconut-Tapioca Soup

Chilled Cucumber 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

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

Baked Goods, 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 Tart 

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