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Culinary Artistry, it’s a very good thing. 

 This book though… art in cooking? You bet.  What an amazing handbook for any chef, professional, or of the home cooking type.  I went to culinary school some years back, that’s when one of my great chef instructors recommended this book to me and about 99 other eager to-be chefs, as thee most important book to get our hands on. I bought it that first week of culinary school.  I’ve been using it ever since.  It works like this… it’s all about pairing foods well together. When you have a specific main ingredient (main dish or side dish) in mind to use, you look that ingredient up, what you’ll find is a list of other ingredients that are known to go well with what you are working with. Award winning chefs know what they are doing, know that! Trust the recommendations, unless it’s an ingredient you really don’t care for, I don’t even go there.    Here’s a page out of the book so that you can begin to get a feel for how the …