Dad's Own Cookbook [NOOK Book]

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FROM DAD?S OWN MEATLOAF TO TIRAMISU, FROM CANAPES FOR 25 TO PIZZA NIGHT.

It?s time to put aside your fears of the kitchen. Whether showing how to juggle three dishes so dinner comes out on time, which cuts of meat to roast and which to pan-fry, or how to bake bread with your kids during Sunday football, DAD?S OWN is the cookbook that assumes nothing.

Its lively charts, tips, and directions replace intimidation with pleasure, and its spirit of ...

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Overview

FROM DADíS OWN MEATLOAF TO TIRAMISU, FROM CANAPES FOR 25 TO PIZZA NIGHT.

Itís time to put aside your fears of the kitchen. Whether showing how to juggle three dishes so dinner comes out on time, which cuts of meat to roast and which to pan-fry, or how to bake bread with your kids during Sunday football, DADíS OWN is the cookbook that assumes nothing.

Its lively charts, tips, and directions replace intimidation with pleasure, and its spirit of camaraderie will instill confidence in every cook-to-be.

ýThe other day I came across an extraordinary cookbook. . . . Beginning cookbooks usually contain nothing you might want to eat. But Bob Sloan covers all the basics . . . in admirable recipes that are a pleasure to eat. . . . If I had had this book twenty years ago, I could have saved myself a river of frustration in the kitchen.OJim Harrison, Esquire

ýFor the culinary neophyte, Dadís Own Cookbook is one of the best primers published.O Florence Fabricant, The New York Times

ýDads who say they canít put a meal on the table have just run out of excuses.O Associated Press

















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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761172635
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 757,843
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Bob Sloan is a professional chef, teacher, and author who runs his own catering business. He lives in New York City with his wife and two sons, both of whom love to cook.
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Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction
Getting Started:
•    Herb & Spice Primer
•    The Food Processor
•    The Microwave
•    Demystifying the Sauté Pan
Breakfast:
•    The Basic Egg
•    Breakfast in Bed
•    A Good Cup of Coffee & a Nice Cup of Tea
Lunch:
•    Six Sandwiches the Kids will Eat
•    Four All-American Lunches
•    The Lunchbox
•    Instant No-Recipe Lunches
•    Using up Leftovers
Dinner:
•    Chicken Basics
•    Beef Basics
•    How to Cut an Onion
•    Mexican Feast
•    Lamb Basics
•    Pork Basics
•    Fish Basics
•    Fish Primer
•    Shellfish Primer
Rice & Potatoes:
•    The Basic Potato
•    A Baked Potato as a Meal
Vegetables:
•    Cooking the Basic Vegetable
Two Fancy Dinners:
•    A Light Summery Supper
•    The Table Setting
•    Wine Primer
•    A Hearty Meal with a Mediterranean Flavor
Salads:
•    The Basic Salad
•    The Basic Dressing
•    Complete Meal Salads
Pasta:
•    Pasta Primer
•    Pasta Sauce Primer
•    Eight Steps to Pasta Heaven
Soups & Stews:
•    The Basic Soups
•    Homemade Stock
Desserts:
•    The Simplest & Healthiest Dessert
Making Bread & Pizza with the Kids:
•    Bread Basics
•    Dad’s Own Pizza
Cooking in the Great Outdoors:
•    The Basic Grill
Cooking for a Crowd:
•    Thanksgiving Dinner for Twelve
How to Throw Your Own Cocktail Party:
•    The Drinks
•    Simple Nibbles & Ethnic Edibles
•    A Menu for a Fancy Cocktail Party for 25
•    Cheese Primer
Throwing a Birthday Party for Your Child:
•    Party Themes
•    Party Food
•    The Birthday Cake
•    Frosting & Decorating the Cake
Glossary Index
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  • Posted May 15, 2010

    Excellent Cookbook

    The first time I saw this cookbook was at a friend's house. He made a recipe in the book that was extremely tastey. I thought he used a gourmet cookbook and when he told me he used "Dad's Own Cook Book" I was shocked. I immediately ordered the cookbook and now it has become my #1 manual for cooking!

    I'm not the best cook in the world, but this book makes me look I'm
    "seasoned". Not only does it give you the recipe, but it also explains techniques for the cooking process, gives time-saving tips, and even storage tips.

    Bob Sloan takes the guess work out of cooking and makes it an extraordinary, easy experience that even a novice like me can understand. Bon'Appetit!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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