Salt block cooking 70 recipes for grilling, chilling, searing, and serving on Himalayan salt blocks by Mark Bitterman

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Published by Andrews McMeel Pub. in Kansas City, Mo .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cooking,
  • Salt

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementMark Bitterman ; recipes by Andrew Schloss and Mark Bitterman ; photography by Mark Bitterman
ContributionsSchloss, Andrew, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTX819.S32 B57 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27147359M
ISBN 101449430554
ISBN 109781449430559
OCLC/WorldCa807027631

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