How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman
Easy Weekend Cooking

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Cook something special this weekend!

Classic Beef Stew. Bread Pudding. Lamb Shanks with Tomatoes and Olives. Chocolate Mousse. Weekends are when you can indulge yourself a little, and with How to Cook Everything(TM): Easy Weekend Cooking, you can enjoy making delicious comfort food favorites and exciting specialty dishes.

Mark Bittman, the award-winning author of the bestselling kitchen classic How to Cook Everything(TM), shares his favorite simple-and infinitely flexible-weekend recipes. You'll be able to prepare bountiful brunches, fun outdoor meals, family feasts, even dinner parties. To inspire you and help you plan your meals, you'll find Bittman's straight talk on cooking and special features, including:
* Creative recipe variations and ideas
* Tips for shopping, preparing, and cooking the recipes
* Illustrations to demystify trickier techniques
* Menu suggestions for a Lunch Buffet, a Summer Weekend Cookout, a Weekend Dinner with Good Friends, and more
* At-a-glance icons highlighting recipes also good for weekdays
 

About Mark Bittman

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Mark Bittman has won IACP Julia Child Awards for his books Fish and How to Cook Everything, which has sold over 400,000 copies. He writes "The Minimalist" column for The New York Times, and his food writing appears in major publications nationwide. He is coauthor of the James Beard Award-winning Jean-Georges: Cooking at Home with a Four-Star Chef (Broadway Books, 1998). Elizabeth Mann has written nine Wonders of the World books, an award-winning series. She is former teacher in New York, holds an M.S.E. and is cofounder of Mikaya Press. Alan Witschonke is the illustrator of four Wonders of the World books: "The Brooklyn Bridge," "Empire State Building," "The Great Wall" and "Hoover Dam,
 
Published August 15, 2003 by Wiley. 144 pages
Genres: Self Help, 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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Publishers Weekly

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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 simpl

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Publishers Weekly

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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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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 banished and few lines from the holdovers left untouched.

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Publishers Weekly

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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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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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