How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food
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How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food

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Great Food Made Simple

Here's the breakthrough one-stop cooking reference for today's generation of cooks! Nationally known cooking authority Mark Bittman shows you how to prepare great food for all occasions using simple techniques, fresh ingredients, and basic kitchen equipment. Just as important, How to Cook Everything takes a relaxed, straightforward approach to cooking, so you can enjoy yourself in the kitchen and still achieve outstanding results.

Title:How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0028610105
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:960 pages

    How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food Reviews

  • Missy
    Jun 18, 2007

    Okay, so, October is National Book Month, and there's a meme going around: what book do you want everyone to read, fiction and non-fiction. And why. So, this was my non-fiction book.Why I want you to ...

  • Martin Earl
    Nov 18, 2008

    This could go on my "reading" shelf because I'm ALWAYS reading it. It is my standard starting point for any recipe search that I do. It is true that I don't always find everything I want (yes, we all ...

  • Louis
    Apr 02, 2008

    There are many different types of cookbooks. The most basic type is a collection of recipes, presumably built around some theme. Another type is the picture book, filled with pages of pictures of beau...

  • Leslie
    Jul 03, 2007

    I first saw this cookbook in the kitchen of one of my favorite families, the Gambells, in New Haven, and the pages were falling out of the binding from extensive use - a pretty good recommendation. Th...

  • Jonathan Peto
    Jul 28, 2012

    I've had this for a few years (Thanks Santa) and have done more reading than cooking, my fault, probably a crime. I've renamed it How to Cook Nothing, but now that my wife is returning to work soon I'...

  • Steven Peterson
    Aug 25, 2009

    On page xi, Mark Bittman lays things out: "Anyone can cook, and most everyone should. It's a sorry sign that many people consider cooking 'from scratch' an unusual and even rare talent. In fact, cooki...

  • Jennifer
    Oct 31, 2009

    When I got this book, it was being billed as the new Joy of Cooking (maybe it still is), a basic cookbook that covers everything from how to cook to what to cook. And, for the most part, it is. The di...

  • Joey Comeau
    Feb 18, 2012

    This book is exactly what it promises! It's a huge block of a book, and walks you through the very basics of almost everything. Which is exactly what I needed.I've eaten out almost every single meal s...

  • Caitlin
    Nov 27, 2011

    I am a person who gives books as presents. It's fortunate that my son loves reading as much as everyone else in my family because he's gotten many books as presents over the years. When he was here to...

  • Jean
    Jan 19, 2009

    Simple breakdowns of classics with very interesting twists. We did the "Adult's Birthday Dinner." Here's the breakdown of the recipes I've eaten and the cookbook club cooks who cooked them. Molly - Sp...

About Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman

MARK BITTMAN is one of the country's best-known and most widely respected food writers. His How to Cook Everything books, with one million copies in print, are a mainstay of the modern kitchen. Bittman writes for the Opinion section of New York Times on food policy and cooking, and is a columnist for the New York Times Magazine. His "The Minimalist" cooking show, based on his popular NYT column,