How to Cook Everything: The Basics

How to Cook Everything: The Basics

by Mark Bittman, Alan Witschonke
     
 

How to Cook Everything: The Basics gives you essential recipes and easy-to-follow guidance to help you cook with confidence. Mark Bittman, the bestselling, award-winning author of How to Cook Everything, shows you how to make a good burger or delicious pasta for everyday meals as well as chicken soup on a cold day, lasagne because

Overview


How to Cook Everything: The Basics gives you essential recipes and easy-to-follow guidance to help you cook with confidence. Mark Bittman, the bestselling, award-winning author of How to Cook Everything, shows you how to make a good burger or delicious pasta for everyday meals as well as chicken soup on a cold day, lasagne because you love it, and prime rib for company. Not only will you make some of the best food you’ve ever eaten, you’ll save money and eat more healthfully, too.

Anyone can cook

  • Simple, satisfying recipes with easy-to-follow directions
  • Tips to help you shop for, prepare, and cook the recipes
  • Recipe variations and lists of ideas to adapt dishes to your taste
  • Step-by-step illustrations for tricky techniques like mincing garlic

Simple. Straightforward.
Just what you need to cook well.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Like a more concise version of The Joy of Cooking, Bittman's streamlined book is the one to keep handy in the kitchen. Perfect for first-time cooks, the book is chock-full of essential recipes and lessons." (Bon Appetit, December 2003)
Half a million readers have made Mark Bittman's award-winning How to Cook Everything a home kitchen standard. In How to Cook Everything: The Basics, he distills information and techniques from his mammoth 944-page book into a form that first-time cooks can use. In typical Bittman style, he provides novices with 100 core recipes designed to sharpen kitchen skills. As usual, he offers step-by-step instructions, cooking tips, and numerous suggestions for recipe variations. Destined to be a cookbook classic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764567568
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/17/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author


MARK BITTMAN is the author of more than 20 books, including the best-selling, award-winning How to Cook Everything series, several of which are also successful apps. As a beloved New York Times columnist and writer, he produced The Minimalist column, hundreds of food and travel stories and videos, and was the country's leading weekly Opinion writer on food. He now devotes his time to cookbooks, teaching, and developing strategies to guarantee that food is fair, affordable, nutritious, green, and delicious. He can be found at markbittman.com, @bittman on Twitter, and @markbittman on Instagram.

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