Chapter Six. Retrospective Exercises


Owl picked up Singed-Tail’s copy of Swine in Wine and quickly became intrigued. It wasn’t the recipes themselves but the overall structure of the cookbook that caught his immediate interest. Leafing through it, he realized that the cookbooks he’d used had had the same structure as this book, with the first part including general information, the second part containing recipes, and the final section presenting special topics and suggestions on what the reader might explore next.

It struck Owl that this three-part format let a reader browse while planning a menu. Although he knew that cookbook authors do not ...

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