How to Cook Everything, Completely Revised 10th Anniversary Edition by Mark Bittman
2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food

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Today's Favorite Kitchen Companion—Revised and Better Than Ever

Mark Bittman's award-winning How to Cook Everything has helped countless home cooks discover the rewards of simple cooking. Now the ultimate cookbook has been revised and expanded (almost half the material is new), making it absolutely indispensable for anyone who cooks—or wants to. With Bittman's straightforward instructions and advice, you'll make crowd-pleasing food using fresh, natural ingredients; simple techniques; and basic equipment. Even better, you'll discover how to relax and enjoy yourself in the kitchen as you prepare delicious meals for every occasion.

"A week doesn't go by where I don't pull How to Cook Everything down from the shelf, so I am thrilled there's a new, revised edition. My original is falling apart!"
—Al Roker

"This new generation of How to Cook Everything makes my 'desert island' cookbook choice jacked up and simply universal. I'll now bequeath my cookbooks to a collector; I need only this one."
—Mario Batali

"Mark Bittman has done the impossible, improving upon his now-classic How to Cook Everything. If you need know-how, here's where to find it."
—Bobby Flay

"Mark Bittman is a great cook and an incredible teacher. In this second edition, Mark has fine-tuned the original, making this book a must for every kitchen."
—Jean-Georges Vongerichten

"Throw away all your old recipes and buy How to Cook Everything. Mark Bittman's recipes are foolproof, easy, and more modern than any others."
—Isaac Mizrahi

"Generous, thorough, reliable, and necessary, How to Cook Everything is an indispensable reference for both experienced and beginner cooks."
—Mollie Katzen, author of the Moosewood Cookbook

"I learned how to cook from How to Cook Everything in a way that gives me the freedom to be creative. This new edition will be my gift to new couples or for a housewarming; if you have this book, you don't really need any others."
—Lisa Loeb, singer/songwriter

 

About Mark Bittman

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Mark Bittman is one of the country's best-known, most widely respected food writers. His award-winning How to Cook Everything books, with more than one million copies in print, are a mainstay of the modern kitchen. He wrote the New York Times column "The Minimalist" for 13 years, and now writes for the Times' opinion section as well as the New York Times Magazine, and is a regular on the Today show . Learn more at markbittman.com or howtocookeverything.com.
 
Published February 10, 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 1056 pages
Genres: Self Help, Cooking, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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The iPhone, it turns out, is an ideal medium for cooking from recipes—or, perhaps, Culinate, the creators of this app, found an ideal source for iPhone cookery in New York Times food columnist Bittman's 1,046-page original.

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Publishers Weekly

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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 banish

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New York Journal of Books

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Still, for the motivated beginner, Bittman offers clear, no-nonsense instructions on basic cooking techniques as well as advice on what equipment to buy and ingredients to keep on hand in his chapter, “Kitchen Basics.” There are no photographs, but his how-to illustrations are useful and a famili...

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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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The Kitchn

It truly is an essential basics cookbook for a cook of any level.I would like to add to the review that one great thing about his recipes are the variations he gives for so many of them - this has guided me through giving some basic favorites so many different twists.Furthermore I think his recip...

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