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Best sauce cookbook recommendations

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I'm nearing the end of my time in culinary school, and I am looking to start building my library of cookbook/food literature staples. Right now I'm looking for the best sauce cookbooks that are out there. Does anyone have any favorites/classics that they can recommend?

Also, any other books that you might want to recommend would be greatly appreciated as well.


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  1. My personal favourite is the classic James Peterson's "Sauces".

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    1. re: chefathome

      +1..best sauce book I've come across.

      1. re: Novelli

        +2. Great book and nice looking too.