Absolute Beginner's Cookbook: Or How Long Do I Cook a Three-Minute Egg?

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Yes??? Then you are physically and mentally capable of preparing tasty and satisfying dishes at home. Believe it or not, you can cook! And The Absolute Beginner's Cookbook, Revised tells you exactly how, step-by-simple-step.


We begin at the very beginning, with the egg, and cover just about every way you'd want to prepare it — from simply boiled to souffled (our never-fail recipe). On we go to wonderful main dishes like One-Step Lasagna, Busy Day Ham Wellington, and Overnight ...

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Overview

Yes??? Then you are physically and mentally capable of preparing tasty and satisfying dishes at home. Believe it or not, you can cook! And The Absolute Beginner's Cookbook, Revised tells you exactly how, step-by-simple-step.


We begin at the very beginning, with the egg, and cover just about every way you'd want to prepare it — from simply boiled to souffled (our never-fail recipe). On we go to wonderful main dishes like One-Step Lasagna, Busy Day Ham Wellington, and Overnight Crab Casserole — not to mention salads, soups, sandwiches, vegetables, muffins, and breads. (You've simply got to try the Whole-Wheat Coffee Can Bread!)

Let's not forget about our fool-proof desserts such as Blueberry Cheesecake and Bachelor's Apple Pie, and our assortment of easy-to-make cookies and cakes with such old favorites as Peanut Butter cookies and Carrot Zucchini Cake. And for parties, the scrumptious snacks will appeal to anyone who entertains on a busy schedule.

This book is the perfect gift for:
Newlyweds
Graduates
College students
The newly single
Husbands of new mothers
Husbands of working women
Wives of hungry husbands
Anyone who wants to bring love, not war, into the kitchen

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This updated and revised edition of The Absolute Beginner's Cookbook is geared toward true first-time cooks -- every step, no matter how obvious it might seem to someone with a little more experience in the kitchen, is clearly explained. From simple egg dishes to One-Step Lasagna to several variations on boneless chicken breasts, the recipes collected here will help beginners gain confidence and learn to feed themselves simply and well.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761513087
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/21/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 235
  • Product dimensions: 5.51 (w) x 8.45 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author

Eleanor Clark is a food columnist and consultant.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Let's Start to Cook, But First . . .
Eggs & Cheese
Breads & Muffins
Soups & Sandwiches
Salads
Main Dishes-Meat
Main Dishes-Poultry
Main Dishes-Seafood
Vegetables
Cookies & Squares
Cakes
Desserts
For Entertaining: Appetizers & Hors d'Oeuvres
Utensils Needed
Notes on Measurement
Index
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