How to Cook Everything: The Basics: Simple Recipes Anyone Can Cook by Mark Bittman

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  • ISBN 10 076456756X
  • ISBN 13 9780764567568
  • Published Mar 14 2003
  • Format Hardcover
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Imprint Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.

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With 500,000 copies in print, Mark Bittman's award-winning How to Cook Everything has become a kitchen classic--the ultimate all-around cookbook for today's home cooks. Now this new book distills the most essential basic information and recipes from his cornerstone reference and tailors them to meet the needs of beginner cooks as well as rusty or reluctant ones. It is ideal for anyone who needs a simple, reliable introduction to everyday cooking.

How to Cook Everything: The Basics shares more than 100 core recipes from How to Cook Everything, all carefully chosen by Bittman and expertly detailed for the novice.

From basic burgers, salads, and other simple staples to easy versions of classics such as coffee cake and special occasion dishes like roast duck, these recipes offer a thorough starter set of dishes that are simple yet full of flavor. Along the way, Bittman's relaxed approach and accessible explanations take readers step by step through making great food. Lists, illustrations, tips, and boxes on ingredients, cooking methods, and more help readers cook with confidence. Recipe variations keep things fresh for those who are ready to expand their repertoire without too much extra effort. Destined to follow the successful path of How to Cook Everything, this book is a vital resource for anyone who wants to learn the basics from the best.

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