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!"
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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
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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.Feb 16 2011 | Read Full Review of How to Cook Everything, Compl...
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landscape, and Bittman's new edition of his contemporary classic reflects that, with hundreds of recipes added, out-of-date ones banishSep 01 2008 | Read Full Review of How to Cook Everything, Compl...
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...Oct 20 2008 | Read Full Review of How to Cook Everything, Compl...
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...Oct 20 2008 | Read Full Review of How to Cook Everything, Compl...
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...Apr 20 2010 | Read Full Review of How to Cook Everything, Compl...
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