The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying and Start Making

The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying and Start Making Author Alana Chernila
ISBN-10 030788726X
ISBN-13 9780307887269
Year 2012-04-03
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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This is my kitchen Come on in but be preparedit might not be quite what you expect There is flour on the counter oats that overflowed onto the floor chocolate encrusted spoons in the sink There is Joey the husband exhausted by the thirty five preschoolers who were hanging on him all day and he is stuffing granola into his mouth to ease his five oclock starvation There are two little girls trying to show me cartwheels in that miniscule space between the refrigerator and the counter where I really need to be In her debut cookbook Alana Chernila inspires you to step inside your kitchen take a look around and change the way you relate to food The Homemade Pantrywas born of a tight budget Alanas love for sharing recipes with her farmers marketcustomers and a desire to enjoy a happy cooking and eating life with her young family On a mission to kick their packaged food habit she learned that with a little determination anything she could buy at the store could be made in her kitchen and her homemade versions were more satisfying easier to make than she expected and tastier Here are her very approachable recipes for 101 everyday staples organized by supermarket aislefrom crackers to cheese pesto to sauerkraut and mayonnaise to toaster pastries The Homemade Pantryis a celebration of food made by handwarm mozzarella that is stretched thick lasagna noodles rolled from flour and egg fresh tomato sauce that bubbles on the stove Whether you are trying a recipe for butter potato chips spice mixes or ketchup you will discover the magic and thrill that comes with the homemade pantry Alana capturesthe humor and messiness of everyday family life too A true friend to the home cook she shares her tense moments to help you get through your own With stories offering patient humble advice tips for storing the homemade foods and rich four color photography throughout The Homemade Pantrywill quickly become the go to source for how to make delicious staples in your home kitchen

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