Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
 
 
February 19, 2020
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Basic Short Dough
(Bread Doughs, Short Doughs, and Batters)
Dough for pies, empanadas, and such
posted: 10/01/2007

Beef Broth
(Basic Recipes and Sauces)
Basic beef broth for recipes requiring it
posted: 01/06/2007

Chicken and Spinach
(Fowl)
Chicken breast sauteed with carrot, red bell pepper with wine and spinach and a hint of cinnamon
posted: 12/14/2006

Chicken Broth
(Basic Recipes and Sauces)
Basic chicken broth for other recipes requiring it
posted: 01/06/2007

Duck Breast with Marsala Orange Sauce and Red Currants
(Fowl)
Duck breast with a sauce of Marsala wine, orange juice, orange zest, and red currants
posted: 02/17/2009

Fish Broth
(Basic Recipes and Sauces)
Basic fish broth for recipes requiring it
posted: 01/06/2007

Griddled Broccoli
(Vegetables)
Broccoli cooked on a griddle
posted: 01/18/2011

Martha Rose Shulman's Marinated Broccoli Stems
(Antipasto, Meze, Tapas, and Hors d'Oeuvres)
Sliced raw broccoli stems marinated in oil, vinegar, and garlic
posted: 09/16/2008

Mashed Potatoes
(Vegetables)
The classic, and best, mashed potatoes
posted: 09/17/2007

Mayonnaise
Maionese
(Basic Recipes and Sauces)
The classic Mediterranean style mayonnaise used in Spain, France, and Italy
posted: 12/11/2006



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[Clifford A. Wright's Cucina Paradiso] Editor’s Choice of the Best Books of 1992
- New York Times Book Review, December 6, 1992.


Just like what’s happening with barbecue and grilling books (and Italian cookbooks), publishers feel obliged to regularly come out with books covering the same subject over and over again. This is because it is difficult to keep books in print, and older books (with a few exceptions, like The Joy of Cooking) are simply not as marketable as newer books. That said, Wright’s collection of hot and spicy recipes from around the world [Some Like it Hot] is much like the dozens that have come before it. It is comprehensive and the recipes look like they are authentic and complete, with a lot of anecdotal information to delight the reader. ...  Anyone who can write a chapter title like “Hot Chicks, Wicked Ducks, and Killer Rabbits” gets a pat on the back from me! 
- Dave DeWitt, author of The Chile Pepper Encyclopedia; Fiery-Foods.com

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