Monday, December 8, 2008

Santa's culinary elf...

”Every time I watch a chef chop an onion, I learn something about that person.” ~ Linda Carucci

Last week I submitted a tip to a Cookbook giveaway contest on the blog Culinary Cory. The prize was the book by Linda Carucci, Cooking School Secrets for Real World Cooks.

And WOW... I was fortunate enough to have won this wonderful book.

Linda Carucci is an award-winning cooking teacher and the Julia Child Curator of Food Arts at Copia, the food museum in Napa, California. I have visited Copia and Julia’s Kitchen restaurant at Copia so I was sure that this book would be wonderful, and I was right.

Right before I saw the give away contest on Culinary Cory's blog, I had spent some serious time carefully looking through this book and had added it to my list that I sent to sent to Santa.
Well Santa came early for me…
merci beaucoup to Santa’s culinary elf…!
Merci Cory...!

Now that I own this book, I can hardly put it down as it contains so much useful and easy to follow information for not only the novice cook etting up a kitchen but a great refresher course for experienced cooks.

However, even experienced cooks can find many fresh new ways of livening up your cooking skills and spicing up your menus with great new recipes.
Each recipe is explained so thoroughly that it is almost a class in itself. This is not surprising, since the book is filled with the fruits of the author's many years of culinary experience, teaching and running her own cooking school.

I will treasure this book and I promise to share the Cooking Schools Secret treasures contained in this book with all of you, my faithful readers.

Tomorrow on my blog in Kitchen tip Tuesday, I will also share the tip that I submitted to win this book.


Anonymous said...

How fun! I'm so glad you liked the book. I look forward to hearing about the cooking tip you decide to feature.

A Brush with Color said...

Oh, I was just going to ask what tip you submitted...can't wait! I hope you feature some of the recipes too. Congratulations! Sounds like a book to treasure. I have a feeling it wound up in good hands. ;))

Anonymous said...

Congrats! The book looks interesting. Will be tuning in tomorrow to read the tip, as I need all the cooking advice I can get!

Brooke said...

great, another amazing cookbook i absolutely NEED. :)

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