Kitchen Chemistry contains one hundred thirty nine American family recipes.This author loves to use different culinary techniques and diverse local ingredients. He grows fresh herbs and vegetables in raised beds to delight the children of dining guests. Enabling them to sample and learn, pick what they like, and assist in the meal preperation. Cooking uses all the sciences and management skills necessary to run most multinational corporations today, yet who do we reward most? The Chef or the CEO? Being a chef is hot, hard and dirty work for little money. I cook for the joy and pleasure of my friends not for customers.