Pros: Plenty of step-by-step instructions accompanied by lots of beautiful pictures.
Cons: All of the recipes are not listed alphabetically in the Index. Some of them are only listed as a subcategory under the ingredient.
Reviewed by Cami Rawlins Does sitting down to a lovely gourmet meal every night of the week sound like your idea of culinary bliss? Are you wondering how your bank account and waist line can handle such frivolity? Look no further, the Culinary Institute of America has put out a true gem that will get you serving fancier food in the same amount of time it takes to do hamburgers or hot dogs on the grill. No disrespect to those time honored grill traditions, but sometimes I want something considerably more, well, sophisticated. I guess it gives me delusions of cooking in a well-equipped professional kitchen like I see on Food Network –...(read more)