Are your favorite shows on hiatus due to the writer's strike? Do you need a little extra help to fill those dark, cold January primetime hours? We really recommend Shirley Corriher.
Some of you know Shirley Corriher as a guest on Alton Brown's Good Eats - she is a food science genius and a very good cook with a warm, enthusiastically friendly approach. Her book CookWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking was winner of a James Beard Foundation award and it's an incredibly helpful exploration of scientific insights and their application to traditional cooking.
This DVD, Kitchen Secrets Revealed ($29.95, Amazon) is a collection of some of Shirley's most helpful tips. It covers dairy, eggs, fruits and vegetables, cookies, poultry, shellfish and much more. Some of our favorites are below... More