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James Peterson's favorite soups and sauces

created by Matthew Cockerill

James Peterson's Splendid Soups (250+ recipes) and Sauces (500+ recipes) are comprehensive reference works, depended on by professionals and home cooks alike. But with such a vast range of options, where to start? Here the author highlights just a few of his favorites - including Meurette sauce, popular in Burgundy as an accompaniment to poached eggs, which is notable in that it requires no meat stock.