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

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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Dressings & marinades; Side dish; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: salad greens; balsamic vinegar
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Quick / easy; Appetizers / starters; Greek; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: salad greens; radishes; parsley or mint; feta cheese; black olives; lemons
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Quick / easy; Cooking ahead
    • Ingredients: sherry vinegar; black peppercorns; olive oil
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Quick / easy; Salads; Main course; American
    • Ingredients: lemons; Worcestershire sauce; Parmesan cheese; eggs; garlic; anchovies; romaine lettuce; stale bread
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    • Categories: Salads; Quick / easy; Appetizers / starters; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: tomatoes; mozzarella cheese; basil
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Side dish; Cooking ahead; American; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: parsley; mayonnaise; waxy potatoes; onions
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: eggs; ground cayenne pepper; dry mustard; lemons; olive oil
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Quick / easy; Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; French; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: eggs; ground cayenne pepper; lemons; olive oil; garlic; cream; dry mustard
    • Accompaniments: French fries
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sauces for fish; Cooking ahead; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: eggs; dry mustard; ground cayenne pepper; lemons; olive oil; cornichons; shallots; prepared horseradish
    • Accompaniments: Crab cakes
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Side dish; Cooking ahead; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: scallions; parsley; sherry vinegar; napa cabbage; red bell peppers
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    • Categories: Soups; Quick / easy; Italian
    • Ingredients: carrots; whole chicken; parsley; tomatoes; Parmesan cheese; onions; vegetables of your choice; chicken stock
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups
    • Ingredients: carrots; whole chicken; parsley; tomatoes; Parmesan cheese; onions; vegetables of your choice; beef stock; minced beef
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    • Categories: Soups; Quick / easy; Cooking ahead
    • Ingredients: broccoli; rice; heavy cream; parsley or chives; beef stock
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    • Ingredients: stale bread
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    • Ingredients: dried navy beans; chicken stock; onions; parsley
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    • Ingredients: chile powder; limes; cilantro; onions; garlic; cooked black beans; chicken stock; sour cream
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    • Categories: Soups; Rice dishes; Quick / easy
    • Ingredients: chicken stock; long grain rice; carrots; celery; cooked chicken meat; parsley or dill; noodles
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Cooking ahead
    • Ingredients: chicken stock; long grain rice; carrots; celery; cooked chicken meat; parsley or dill; noodles
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    • Categories: Stocks; Quick / easy; Cooking ahead
    • Ingredients: whole chicken; carrots; celery; thyme; bay leaves; parsley; onions
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    • Categories: Soups; Quick / easy; Spanish; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: tomatoes; stale bread; red bell peppers; Kirby cucumbers; garlic; sherry vinegar
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    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Quick / easy; Main course; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: linguine pasta; garlic; olive oil
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    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Quick / easy; Main course; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: linguine pasta; garlic; olive oil; herbs of your choice
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    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Quick / easy; Main course; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: basil; pine nuts; linguine pasta; garlic
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    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Quick / easy; Main course; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: basil; pine nuts; linguine pasta; garlic; butter
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    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Quick / easy; Main course; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: basil; pine nuts; linguine pasta; garlic
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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.

Publishers Text

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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