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About the Recipes:

The recipes in Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating are designed to be tailored to each persons tastes and goals. It teaches you how to create great dishes. YET…It also helps you, teaches you, how to develop new ways, ideas, concepts on what "good cooking and good eating" and "healthy" means to you

The recipes is Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating are eclectic in every sense of the word. They range from very complex to embarrassingly easy to create. They range from really low fat to really high fat. They range from really low calorie to really high calorie. They range from mild too wild. They range from itty-bitty nibbles of things to a Mountain of food! What you can create with Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating is unlimited! Well actually it is only limited by how you choose to use these concepts.

The recipes in Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating are designed unlike any other cookbook. They are about being a starting point for an idea or a dish, then about "following the recipe" The recipes are designed for you to tailor them to your wants, your likes, your needs, your tastes and more important your goals!

Each recipe starts with well… obviously its name, then a little blurb about the dish. Now this lead in may be how Sammy likes it, how it can be served, ya never know, what will lead a recipe. Odds are though it will start with some statement about Sammy loving, liking, craving it etc! Then it gives you a list of what to put in it. Well… at least some ideas of what to put in it. You will see what I mean. Then of course the recipe tells you how to make it, some even suggest different ways to prepare it. Then each recipe is followed by a general idea of how much it makes, along with different suggestions or quick references for serving sizes.

Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating is about what you want. If all you want and care about is having a great dish made with things you like, just use these recipes and tailor them to your likes. It will not hurt Sammy’s feelings if you ignore the rest of the information provided with them. This is about you enjoying your creation!

If you, however, want an idea of what the calorie and fat gram are in a dish, well Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating, has you covered. One of the unique things with this book is with each item in the ingredients list you will find its calorie and fat content listed also. So as you tailor a dish to your likes you can still know what the final calorie and fat content is.

Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating is based on the idea that one size does not fit all. So, each recipe is followed by about how much the complete recipe as written makes and it calorie and fat content, as a whole recipe. Then there are several suggested serving sizes, each also with the calorie and fat contents if prepared to the recipe.

What the recipe structure of Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating allows you to do is make changes to a recipe and still be able to know what the calorie and fat content is. If the recipe calls for mushrooms and you don’t have or want them for the dish, you can leave them out and you can subtract that amount from the final dish, because with the ingredients list you know how many calories and fat grams are in the mushrooms.

Sometimes all we need to know is ways to make changes in order to change. With Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating that goes for how we live and feel as well as for recipes.

Here on our Lets Chow Down web site you are invited to look at and try a sample recipe or two or more from Chow Down: Concepts on Good Cooking and Good Eating. We think you will see and experience what is so hard to explain about this unique book of recipes, ideas, concepts and Ah Yeah!!! you will probably understand why this book is called Chow Down!