Offered here is a great value for three cookbooks by Jeff Smith.
The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Three Ancient Cuisines A 1989 book by Chef and author Jeff Smith entitled The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Three Ancient Cuisines China, Greece, Rome. There are 525 pages of delicious recipes selected as they most influenced Western cooking. The pages inside are very clean and the binding is strong. The hardcover is in very good shape. There is a light gray finger smudge on outside bottom of the book. The paper jacket is in good condition with slight blemishes. Hardcover – First Edition Author Jeff Smith Copyright 1989 ISBN 0—688-07589-4
The Frugal Gourmet by Jeff Smith - First Edition 1984 Chef Jeff Smith’s 1984 first edition of his cook book entitled The Frugal Gourmet. It is 388 pages and over 400 recipes of delicious international cuisines. There is an instructional section with experienced help on many topics such as kitchen design, utensils, pots and pans, kitchen machines and gadgets. Cooking hints such as how to hold a cutting knife and cure your pans. Highly recommended for a beginner or intermediate level cook. There is a section about herbs, oils and cooking terms as well. This book could be a great wedding gift or for a student who would enjoy cooking. The interior pages, hardcover and binding are clean in excellent condition. The paper jacket is good with only a little fraying around the edges. Copyright 1984 Hardcover ISBN: o-688-03118-8
The Frugal Gourmet Cooks with Wine by Jeff Smith A well thought out and informative recipe book for the uses of wine entitled The Frugal Gourmet Cooks with Wine by author and chef Jeff Smith. This is the 1986 first edition. It includes more than 300 delicious recipes and an informative section with cooking tips, about wine and it's history as well as the relevant relation with theology and healing. The recipes range from appetizers to desserts. The “On Enjoying Wine “section is helpful with instructions on how to match wine with foods served and how to store and taste wine. Also, how to serve it, what glasses to use and more. This book would make a nice gift for someone who likes to entertain or simply wants to make the best presentation for the family. The condition is excellent almost like new with clean pages, covers and a tight binding. Hardcover - 447 pages Copyright 1986 Frugal Gourmet Inc. ISBN: 0-688-05852-3