How to Repair Food
If it ain 't broke, don 't fix it. For those other times, How to Repair Food is a handy tool for finding kitchen substitutions (need sweet cream but only have sour?), fixing the unexpected (brown sugar turned to concrete?), dealing with uncooperative ingredients (onions making you weep?), coping with culinary mishaps (gravy cooked up lumpy?), and delivering dishes from the brink of disaster (brussels sprouts almost dead from overcooking?). A special section on coping with holiday disasters rescues home cooks of all levels.