The Kitchen Counter Cooking School: How A Few Simple Lessons Transformed Nine Culinary Novices Into Fearless Home Co Oks
The author of The Sharper Your Knife tells the inspiring story of how she helped nine others find their inner cook. The Kitchen Counter Cooking Schoolis essentially What Not to Wear meets Michael Pollan. Inspired by a supermarket encounter with a woman loading up on processed foods, Le Cordon Blue graduate Kathleen Flinn decided to use her recent culinary training to help a group of nine culinary novitiates find their inner cook. These students invited Kathleen into their kitchens where she took inventory of each person’s refrigerator, cabinets and eating habits. After kitchen makeovers and a series of basic lessons where they learned to wield knives, trust their taste and improve their food choices, the women found a common missing ingredient confidence. In this new book, Flinn follows these women’s journeys and includes practical, healthy tips to boost readers’ culinary confidence, strategies to get the most from their grocery dollar and simple recipes to get readers cooking.