How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman
Bittman Takes on America's Chefs

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Join Mark Bittman as he takes on the nation's top chefs in a culinary battle of home-style vs. restaurant style!

"Mark knows food. Mark knows chefs. Chefs know Mark.You know this has gotta be a great cookbook!"
--Al Roker, Host, NBC's Today show

The Chefs Who Took the Challenge
* JOSE ANDRES, Zaytinya/Washington, D.C.
* DANIEL BOULUD, Daniel/New York
* JAMES BOYCE, Studio/Laguna Beach
* GARY DANKO, Restaurant Gary Danko/San Francisco
* SUZANNE GOIN, Lucques and A.O.C./Los Angeles
* GABRIELLE HAMILTON, Prune/New York
* ANNA KLINGER, Al di La/New York
* CHARLES PHAN, The Slanted Door/San Francisco
* MICHEL RICHARD, Citronelle/Washington, D.C.
* SUVIR SARAN, Devi/New York
* CHRIS SCHLESINGER, East Coast Grill & Raw Bar/Boston-Cambridge
* KERRY SIMON, Simon Kitchen & Bar/Las Vegas
* JEAN-GEORGES VONGERICHTEN, Jean-Georges/New York
 

About Mark Bittman

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MARK BITTMAN writes the weekly "Minimalist" column and other features for the New York Times dining section and is the acclaimed author of the bestselling How to Cook Everything, as well as The Minimalist Cooks at Home; The Minimalist Cooks Dinner; Fish: The Complete Guide to Buying and Cooking, and other books. He has been widely featured in national and regional print and broadcast media, and makes regular appearances on the Today show and NPR's All Things Considered. The How to Cook Everything: Bittman Takes on America's Chefs public television series is broadcast nationwide.
 
Published March 28, 2005 by Wiley Publishing, Inc.. 272 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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The search-and-filter function makes it easy to find recipes based on styles, ingredients and modes of preparation, but browsing with no destination recipe in mind is surprisingly pleasing in this format, as well.

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The cheeky title on the latest from high-profile Bittman explains it all. Thirteen chefs—from four-starred Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Daniel Boulud to the lesser known Kerry Simon of Las V

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On the other hand, Anna Klinger (of Al Di La in New York City) presents Beet Ravioli with Butter and Poppy Seeds, and Bittman counters with Pasta with Savoy Cabbage, which has nothing in common with Klinger's dish except that it includes pasta.

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Ten years have brought many changes to the U.S. culinary landscape, and Bittman's new edition of his contemporary classic reflects that, with hundreds of recipes added, out-of-date ones banished and few lines from the holdovers left untouched.

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Food writer Bittman’s latest installment in his award-winning How to Cook Everything series gets back to basics.

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""I do not believe in 'miracle' recipes based on canned or dried soups, artificial mayonnaise, or powdered desserts,"" award-winning author Bittman declares in this handy cookbook, which gathers simple recipes from his beloved tome, How to Cook Everything.""Real cakes begin with flour and butter,...

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New York Journal of Books

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Like Julia, Bittman believes that becoming a good home cook is all about the confidence you gain from experience and that there is really no mystery to turning out a good meal.The real value in How to Cook Everything, however, is as a resource tool for the more experienced home cook who is lookin...

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Suite 101

If you cook for vegetarians and meat eaters (or you're a little of both yourself), here's a cookbook to help you prepare "flexible" meals for everyone.

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Oregon Live

486 pages In a nutshell: Acclaimed New York Times food writer Mark Bittman follows up his popular "How to Cook Everything" cookbooks and iPhone and iPad apps with this instructive volume of 185 everyday, step-by-step recipes.

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Library Journal

Wiley announced this morning that Mark Bittman’s How To Cook Everything Vegetarian is now available as an iPhone/iPod Touch app.

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BlogHer

Alanna Kellogg is the second-generation author of Kitchen Parade, a food and recipe column that features seasonal recipes for every-day healthful eat...

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Austin Chronicle

In my youth, the de rigeur cookbook that was presented to young people heading out on their own was The Joy of Cooking (usually in paperback).

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Shelf Awareness

Mark Bittman is so confident about his prowess with food that he calls his series of cookbooks How to Cook Everything, and after using his cookbooks, thousands agree that his confidence is not misplaced.

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