"The only thing that will make a soufflé fall is if it knows you're afraid of it": First Edition of The New James Beard, with a 1,000 recipes; Inscribed by James Beard
The New James Beard.
Item Number: 49081
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.
First edition. Octavo, original boards. Frontispiece and vignettes in the text printed in red and black throughout by Karl Stueklen. Inscribed by James Beard on the half-title page. Near fine in a fine dust jacket.
James Beard at the pinnacle of his career gives us his crowning work- 1,000 recipes reflecting all his years of cooking, of experimenting, of widening his repertory, refining old traditions, finding new approaches, and of discovering, particularly through the last decade, new taste, and textures, new feelings about food.