Confidently create five no-fuss crusts and nine luscious fillings with guidance from author and renowned instructor Nancie McDermott. Learn how to make shortcut and crumb crusts for pies in a pinch, and discover the secrets behind traditional crusts you’ll crave. Then, create creamy buttermilk and sweet potato custard pies and get a faux buttermilk recipe that’s a seamless substitute for the real thing! Next, master the ultimate southern delicacy, chess pie, and get Nancie's recipe for a pecan variation you’ll love. Bake sweet and tangy rhubarb pie and get tricks for quick and easy lattice tops. Create a decadent blackberry cobbler and sky-high meringue packed with butterscotch filling before making Nancie's favorite strawberry ice-box pie and adding homemade whipped cream to your impressive repertoire!
Join cookbook author and cooking instructor Nancie McDermott as she demystifies the techniques, recipes and ingredients behind Thai cuisine that can be made even when you’re short on time! Get started by perfecting the art of delicious Thai-style rice. Then, learn how to work with southeast Asian aromatics such as fresh lemongrass, wild lime leaves and Thai chilies as you make a crowd-pleasing chicken coconut soup. Master marinades and sauces as you build a chili-garlic sauce for flavorful mini-burgers. Plus, create a quick red curry paste for beef cooked with sweet potatoes, zucchini and peas. You’ll even learn how to cook popular pad thai with shrimp, which is sure to become your newest craving. Finally, unlock the secrets of satisfying stir-fry and satay as you transform tender, marinated chicken into two delicious dishes.