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hello ch's,
i would like to buy the best book i can on how to make yummy sauces.
anyone has any recommendations that they'd like to share?
thanks!

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  1. Sauces : Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making, James Peterson.

    Link: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASI...

    1. I will second the rec on the Peterson book. Every sauce I have made using his recipes and methods have been perfect. I made the Bearnaise recipe for Christmas dinner to go along with a tenderloin roast and the compliments that I received for it were endless.

      No need to look further than this.

      1. Peterson is excellent and certainly qualifies as "all you need." However, I would hate to have to live without Raymond Sokolov's "The Saucier's Apprentice."

        Jim