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Your Time to Cook: A First Cookbook for Newlyweds, Couples & Lovers
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Your Time to Cook: A First Cookbook for Newlyweds, Couples & Lovers

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by Robert L Blakeslee
 

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For some people, cooking a meal is as easy and effortless as a walk in the park. But for others, even frying an egg may seem like a hike up Mount Everest. Designed for everyone who feels clueless in the kitchen, Your Time to Cook is a true “first” cookbook, packed with important kitchen essentials and cooking fundamentals—as

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For some people, cooking a meal is as easy and effortless as a walk in the park. But for others, even frying an egg may seem like a hike up Mount Everest. Designed for everyone who feels clueless in the kitchen, Your Time to Cook is a true “first” cookbook, packed with important kitchen essentials and cooking fundamentals—as well as a collection of basic, easy-to-prepare recipes.

Kicking off the book is an introduction to kitchen gadgets and gizmos, essential guidelines for stocking the pantry, and a review of common cooking terms and food-preparation techniques. Hundreds of magnificent full-color photos help make the information clear and accessible—whether it is a description of how to chop an onion, scramble an egg, cook the perfect steak, or brew the best cup of coffee. Over 250 foolproof recipes include everything from breakfast favorites and party appetizers to hearty soups, salads, veggie side dishes, pastas, and seafood, as well as chicken, beef, pork, and lamb dishes. There is also a dessert chapter that’s packed with your favorite sweet treats. To further ensure successful results, photos accompany each recipe’s step-by-step directions, while practical tips and “tricks” make sure that each meal is not only picture perfect, but also perfectly delicious.

Whether you are a newlywed struggling in your first kitchen, a single out on your own, or just someone who’d like to gain more confidence in the kitchen, Your Time to Cook is your key to cooking success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780757002168
Publisher:
Square One Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
583,260
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Robert L Blakeslee earned his bachelor’s degree in fine arts at the California College of the Arts (CCA) in Northern California. He has been a college professor at the International Fine Arts College in Miami, Florida, and is an internationally published award-winning graphic designer, art director, and creative director. The author is also a gourmet cook and a cookbook illustrator and photographer.

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Your Time to Cook: A First Cookbook for Newlyweds, Couples & Lovers 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bought this book a while back love it..alot of pictures
chanel-leila More than 1 year ago
I recently came to the conclusion that I wanted to start cooking more and eating healthy. Therefore, I went to the bookstore and searched through countless numbers of cookbooks and came across this one. I absoultely love, love, love this book. It's a must have for beginning cooks. It includes step by step illustrations with get this pictures. Woohoo!!!!! Enough said. It shows you how to cook almost everything from scratch, meat sauce, cream sauce, cornbread and countless other things. Everything that I have cooked out of this cookbook has become favorites for me. I recently stopped eating meat and poultry and now only eat fish and wish that it had more fish and/or seafood recipes but it doesn't but that's ok. I'm currently looking for seafood and vegetarian cookbooks now. But overall, great cookbook. I highly recommend it.
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