How to Cook Everything

How to Cook Everything
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Wiley
Total Pages: 944
Release: 2000-10
ISBN 10: 9780764562587
ISBN 13: 0764562584
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Book Review:

Provides a step-by-step guide to the art of cooking, including recipes and tips for preparing foods including appetizers, soups, salads, breads, meats, vegetables, fruits, beverages, and desserts.

How to Cook Everything Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition

How to Cook Everything  Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin
Total Pages: 960
Release: 2019-10
ISBN 10: 1328545431
ISBN 13: 9781328545435
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition Book Review:

The ultimate kitchen companion, completely updated and better than ever, now for the first time featuring color photos For twenty years, Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything has been the definitive guide to simple home cooking. This new edition has been completely revised for today's cooks while retaining Bittman's trademark minimalist style--easy-to-follow recipes and variations, and tons of ideas and inspiration. Inside, you'll find hundreds of brand new features, recipes, and variations, like Slow-Simmered Beef Chili, My New Favorite Fried Chicken, and Eggs Poached in Tomato Sauce; plus old favorites from the previous editions, in many cases reimagined with new methods or flavors. Recipes and features are designed to give you unparalleled freedom and flexibility: for example, infinitely variable basic techniques (Grilling Vegetables, Roasting Seafood); innovative uses for homemade condiments; easy-to-make one-pot pastas; and visual guides to improvising soups, stir-fries, and more. Bittman has also updated all the information on ingredients, including whole grains and produce, alternative baking staples, and sustainable seafood. And, new for this edition, recipes are showcased throughout with color photos. By increasing the focus on usability, modernizing the recipes to become new favorites, and adding gorgeous photography, Mark Bittman has updated this classic cookbook to be more indispensable than ever.

Aarp How to Cook Everything 2E

Aarp How to Cook Everything 2E
Author: Bittman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2011-11-15
ISBN 10: 9781118245613
ISBN 13: 111824561X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aarp How to Cook Everything 2E Book Review:

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Wiley
Total Pages: 1008
Release: 2007-10-15
ISBN 10: 9780764524837
ISBN 13: 0764524836
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian Book Review:

The ultimate one-stop vegetarian cookbook-from the author of the classic How to Cook Everything Hailed as "a more hip Joy of Cooking" by the Washington Post, Mark Bittman's award-winning book How to Cook Everything has become the bible for a new generation of home cooks, and the series has more than 1 million copies in print. Now, with How to Cook Everything: Vegetarian, Bittman has written the definitive guide to meatless meals-a book that will appeal to everyone who wants to cook simple but delicious meatless dishes, from health-conscious omnivores to passionate vegetarians. How to Cook Everything: Vegetarian includes more than 2,000 recipes and variations-far more than any other vegetarian cookbook. As always, Bittman's recipes are refreshingly straightforward, resolutely unfussy, and unfailingly delicious-producing dishes that home cooks can prepare with ease and serve with confidence. The book covers the whole spectrum of meatless cooking-including salads, soups, eggs and dairy, vegetables and fruit, pasta, grains, legumes, tofu and other meat substitutes, breads, condiments, desserts, and beverages. Special icons identify recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less and in advance, as well as those that are vegan. Illustrated throughout with handsome line illustrations and brimming with Bittman's lucid, opinionated advice on everything from selecting vegetables to preparing pad Thai, How to Cook Everything: Vegetarian truly makes meatless cooking more accessible than ever. Praise for How to Cook Everything Vegetarian "Mark Bittman's category lock on definitive, massive food tomes continues with this well-thought-out ode to the garden and beyond. Combining deep research, tasty information, and delicious easy-to-cook recipes is Mark's forte and everything I want to cook is in here, from chickpea fries to cheese soufflés." —Mario Batali, chef, author, and entrepreneur "How do you make an avid meat eater (like me) fall in love with vegetarian cooking? Make Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything Vegetarian part of your culinary library." —Bobby Flay, chef/owner of Mesa Grill and Bar Americain and author of the Mesa Grill Cookbook "Recipes that taste this good aren't supposed to be so healthy. Mark Bittman makes being a vegetarian fun." —Dr. Mehmet Oz, Professor of Surgery, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia Medical Center and coauthor of You: The Owner's Manual

How To Cook Everything

How To Cook Everything
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Wiley
Total Pages: 960
Release: 2006-03-20
ISBN 10: 9780471789185
ISBN 13: 0471789186
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How To Cook Everything Book Review:

Great Food Made Simple Here's the breakthrough one-stop cooking reference for today's generation of cooks! Nationally known cooking authority Mark Bittman shows you how to prepare great food for all occasions using simple techniques, fresh ingredients, and basic kitchen equipment. Just as important, How to Cook Everything takes a relaxed, straightforward approach to cooking, so you can enjoy yourself in the kitchen and still achieve outstanding results. Praise for How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman: "In his introduction to How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman says, 'Anyone can cook, and most everyone should.' Now, hopefully everyone will -- this work is a rare achievement. Mark is in that pantheon of a few gifted cook/writers who make very, very good food simple and accessible. I read his recipes and my mouth waters. I read his directions and head for the kitchen. Bravo, Mark, for taking us away from take-out and back to the fun of food." -- Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of the international public radio show "The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper" "Mark Bittman is the best home cook I know, and How to Cook Everything is the best basic cookbook I've seen." -- Jean-Georges Vongerichten, award-winning chef/owner of Jean-Georges "Useful to the novice cook or the professional chef, How to Cook Everything is a tour de force cookbook by Mark Bittman. Mark lends his considerable knowledge and clear, concise writing style to explanations of techniques and quick, classic recipes. This is a complete, reliable cookbook." -- Jacques Pepin, chef, cookbook author, and host of his own PBS television series "Sometimes all the things that a particular person does best come together in a burst of synergy, and the result is truly marvelous. This book is just such an instance. Mark Bittman is not only the best home cook we know, he is also a born teacher, a gifted writer, and a canny kitchen tactician who combines great taste with eminent practicality. Put it all together and you have How to Cook Everything, a cookbook that will inspire American home cooks not only today but for years to come." -- John Willoughby and Chris Schlesinger, coauthors of License to Grill

How to Cook Everything

How to Cook Everything
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Total Pages: 1044
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 9780470398579
ISBN 13: 0470398574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Book Review:

First published 10-years ago, the second edition of How to Cook Everything has been completely revised and updated for how we cook today, with more recipes, variations and information (over 50ew material), and an even more user-friendly design. More than 2,000 new and completely updated recipes and clever variations for all occasions Chapter-at-a-glance listings at start of chatper (like a mini TOC) help you navigate the chapter with x-refs to all the main sections (Appetizers has listings for Essential Recipes, Finger and Toothpick Food, Dips and Spreads, Crispy Starters, Wrapped Finger Foods, and More Formal Appetizers). Essential recipes at the beginning of each chapter highlight core dishes for every cook's repertoire, such as in the Soups chapter, which includes essential recipes for Chicken Soup, Many Ways; Chunky Vegetable Soup, and Noodle Soup Simpler techniques; pared down recipes; all-new recipes, like Chicken Pot Pie, Warm Spicy Greens with Bacon and Eggs, Pistachio or Any Nut Shortbread, and Jim Lahey's No-Work Bread Almost 400 detailed drawings of food preparation techniques (many new to this edition), from how to chop an onion to how to use a pastry bag. Helpful sidebars, such as "18 Variations on Vinaigrette" New charts help you customize recipes with a variety of flavors and ingredients, such as "6 Ways to Flavor Grilled or Broiled Shrimp," or "Improvising Hot Sandwiches" Roasting times and temperatures as well as measurement conversions A comprehensive index that makes finding what you need a snap A selected list of mail-order sources Icons flagging Fast, Make-Ahead, Vegetarian, and Essential recipes, plus listings in the back for each.

How to Cook Everything Fast

How to Cook Everything Fast
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 1056
Release: 2014-10-07
ISBN 10: 0470936304
ISBN 13: 9780470936306
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Fast Book Review:

Demonstrates how to minimize cooking times while becoming more intuitive in the kitchen, sharing hundreds of simple, flavorful dishes that can be prepared in fifteen to forty-five minutes.

How to Cook Everything The Basics

How to Cook Everything The Basics
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2012-03-12
ISBN 10: 0544186966
ISBN 13: 9780544186965
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything The Basics Book Review:

The next best thing to having Mark Bittman in the kitchen with you Mark Bittman's highly acclaimed, bestselling book How to Cook Everything is an indispensable guide for any modern cook. With How to Cook Everything The Basics he reveals how truly easy it is to learn fundamental techniques and recipes. From dicing vegetables and roasting meat, to cooking building-block meals that include salads, soups, poultry, meats, fish, sides, and desserts, Bittman explains what every home cook, particularly novices, should know. 1,000 beautiful and instructive photographs throughout the book reveal key preparation details that make every dish inviting and accessible. With clear and straightforward directions, Bittman's practical tips and variation ideas, and visual cues that accompany each of the 185 recipes, cooking with How to Cook Everything The Basics is like having Bittman in the kitchen with you. This is the essential teaching cookbook, with 1,000 photos illustrating every technique and recipe; the result is a comprehensive reference that’s both visually stunning and utterly practical. Special Basics features scattered throughout simplify broad subjects with sections like “Think of Vegetables in Groups,” “How to Cook Any Grain,” and “5 Rules for Buying and Storing Seafood.” 600 demonstration photos each build on a step from the recipe to teach a core lesson, like “Cracking an Egg,” “Using Pasta Water,” “Recognizing Doneness,” and “Crimping the Pie Shut.” Detailed notes appear in blue type near selected images. Here Mark highlights what to look for during a particular step and offers handy advice and other helpful asides. Tips and variations let cooks hone their skills and be creative.

How to Cook Everything Holiday Cooking

How to Cook Everything  Holiday Cooking
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2011-12-08
ISBN 10: 0544186915
ISBN 13: 9780544186910
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Holiday Cooking Book Review:

Enjoy cooking for the holidays this year! Roast Turkey and Gravy. Baked Ham with Maple Glaze. Traditional Apple Pie. Death-by-Chocolate Torte. Holidays are when you pull out all the stops, and with How to Cook Everything: Holiday Cooking, you can make your special feast or buffet spread without stress. Mark Bittman, the award-winning author of the bestselling kitchen classic How to Cook Everything, shares his favorite simple-and infinitely flexible-holiday recipes. You'll be able to cook for big feasts and parties from Thanksgiving to New Year's and for other holiday gatherings all year-round. 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 Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner, a Tree-Trimming Party, an Easter Feast, and more * At-a-glance icons highlighting recipes that can be made ahead

How to Grill Everything

How to Grill Everything
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2018-05-14
ISBN 10: 0544790820
ISBN 13: 9780544790827
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Grill Everything Book Review:

The ultimate grilling guide and the latest in Mark Bittman’s acclaimed How to Cook Everything series Here’s how to grill absolutely everything—from the perfect steak to cedar-plank salmon to pizza—explained in Mark Bittman’s trademark simple, straightforward style. Featuring more than 250 recipes and hundreds of variations, plus Bittman’s practical advice on all the grilling basics, this book is an exploration of the grill’s nearly endless possibilities. Recipes cover every part of the meal, including appetizers, seafood, meat and poultry, vegetables (including vegetarian mains), and even desserts. Plenty of quick, high-heat recipes will get dinner on the table in short order (Spanish-Style Garlic Shrimp, Green Chile Cheeseburgers); low and slow “project” recipes (Texas-Style Smoked Brisket, Pulled Pork with Lexington BBQ Sauce) are ideal for leisurely weekend cookouts. You’ll also find unexpected grilled treats like avocado, watermelon, or pound cake, and innovative surprises—like how to cook paella or bake a whole loaf of bread on the grill—to get the most out of every fire.

How to Cook Everything Completely Revised 10th Anniversary Edition

How to Cook Everything  Completely Revised 10th Anniversary Edition
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 1056
Release: 2011-02-10
ISBN 10: 0544186885
ISBN 13: 9780544186880
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Completely Revised 10th Anniversary Edition Book Review:

Today's Favorite Kitchen Companion—Revised and Better Than Ever Mark Bittman's award-winning How to Cook Everything has helped countless home cooks discover the rewards of simple cooking. Now the ultimate cookbook has been revised and expanded (almost half the material is new), making it absolutely indispensable for anyone who cooks—or wants to. With Bittman's straightforward instructions and advice, you'll make crowd-pleasing food using fresh, natural ingredients; simple techniques; and basic equipment. Even better, you'll discover how to relax and enjoy yourself in the kitchen as you prepare delicious meals for every occasion. "A week doesn't go by where I don't pull How to Cook Everything down from the shelf, so I am thrilled there's a new, revised edition. My original is falling apart!" —Al Roker "This new generation of How to Cook Everything makes my 'desert island' cookbook choice jacked up and simply universal. I'll now bequeath my cookbooks to a collector; I need only this one." —Mario Batali "Mark Bittman has done the impossible, improving upon his now-classic How to Cook Everything. If you need know-how, here's where to find it." —Bobby Flay "Mark Bittman is a great cook and an incredible teacher. In this second edition, Mark has fine-tuned the original, making this book a must for every kitchen." —Jean-Georges Vongerichten "Throw away all your old recipes and buy How to Cook Everything. Mark Bittman's recipes are foolproof, easy, and more modern than any others." —Isaac Mizrahi "Generous, thorough, reliable, and necessary, How to Cook Everything is an indispensable reference for both experienced and beginner cooks." —Mollie Katzen, author of the Moosewood Cookbook "I learned how to cook from How to Cook Everything in a way that gives me the freedom to be creative. This new edition will be my gift to new couples or for a housewarming; if you have this book, you don't really need any others." —Lisa Loeb, singer/songwriter

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2017-11-07
ISBN 10: 054418694X
ISBN 13: 9780544186941
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian Book Review:

The ultimate guide to meatless meals, completely updated and better than ever, now for the first time featuring color photos Ten years ago, this breakthrough cookbook made vegetarian cooking accessible to everyone. Today, the issues surrounding a plant-based diet—health, sustainability, and ethics—continue to resonate with more and more Americans, whether or not they’re fully vegetarian. This new edition has been completely reviewed and revised to stay relevant to today’s cooks: New recipes include more vegan options and a brand-new chapter on smoothies, teas, and more. Charts, variations, and other key information have been updated. And, new for this edition, the recipes are showcased in bright full-color photos throughout. With these photos and a host of recipes destined to become new favorites, this already classic vegetarian cookbook will continue to be more indispensable than ever.

How to Bake Everything

How to Bake Everything
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2016-10-04
ISBN 10: 0544798864
ISBN 13: 9780544798861
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Bake Everything Book Review:

In the most comprehensive book of its kind, Mark Bittman offers the ultimate baker’s resource. Finally, here is the simplest way to bake everything, from American favorites (Crunchy Toffee Cookies, Baked Alaska) to of-the-moment updates (Gingerbread Whoopie Pies). It explores global baking, too: Nordic ruis, New Orleans beignets, Afghan snowshoe naan. The recipes satisfy every flavor craving thanks to more than 2,000 recipes and variations: a pound cake can incorporate polenta, yogurt, ricotta, citrus, hazelnuts, ginger, and more. New bakers will appreciate Bittman’s opinionated advice on essential equipment and ingredient substitutions, plus extensive technique illustrations. The pros will find their creativity unleashed with guidance on how to adapt recipes to become vegan, incorporate new grains, improvise tarts, or create customized icebox cakes using a mix-and-match chart. Demystified, deconstructed, and debunked—baking is simpler and more flexible than you ever imagined.

The Best Recipes in the World

The Best Recipes in the World
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Clarkson Potter
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2009-02-25
ISBN 10: 0307482170
ISBN 13: 9780307482174
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Best Recipes in the World Book Review:

The author of How to Cook Everything takes you on the culinary trip of a lifetime, featuring more than a thousand international recipes. Mark Bittman traveled the world to bring back the best recipes of home cooks from 44 countries. This bountiful collection of new, easy, and ultra-flavorful dishes will add exciting new tastes and cosmopolitan flair to your everyday cooking and entertaining. With his million-copy bestseller How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman made the difficult doable. Now he makes the exotic accessible, bringing his distinctive no-frills approach to dishes that were once considered esoteric. Bittman compellingly shows that there are many places besides Italy and France to which cooks can turn for inspiration. In addition to these favorites, he covers Spain, Portugal, Greece, Russia, Scandinavia, the Balkans, Germany, and more with easy ways to make dishes like Spanish Mushroom and Chicken Paella, Greek Roast Leg of Lamb with Thyme and Orange, Russian Borscht, and Swedish Appletorte. Plus this book is the first to emphasize European and Asian cuisines equally, with easy-to-follow recipes for favorites like Vietnamese Stir-Fried Vegetables with Nam Pla, Pad Thai, Japanese Salmon Teriyaki, Chinese Black Bean and Garlic Spareribs, and Indian Tandoori Chicken. The rest of the world isn't forgotten either. There are hundreds of recipes from North Africa, the Middle East, and Central and South America, too. Shop locally, cook globally–Mark Bittman makes it easy with: • Hundreds of recipes that can be made ahead or prepared in under 30 minutes • Informative sidebars and instructional drawings explain unfamiliar techniques and ingredients • An extensive International Pantry section and much more make this an essential addition to any cook’s shelf The Best Recipes in the World will change the way you think about everyday food. It’s simply like no other cookbook in the world.

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 1118455649
ISBN 13: 9781118455647
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian Book Review:

A definitive, one-stop vegetarian cookbook showcases more than two thousand different recipes and variations for simple meatless meals, including salads, soups, eggs and dairy, vegetables and fruit, pasta, grains, legumes, tofu and other meat substitutes.

How to Cook Everything

How to Cook Everything
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 944
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780965785150
ISBN 13: 0965785157
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Book Review:

Great Food Made Simple Here's the breakthrough one-stop cooking reference for today's generation of cooks! Nationally known cooking authority Mark Bittman shows you how to prepare great food for all occasions using simple techniques, fresh ingredients, and basic kitchen equipment. Just as important, How to Cook Everything takes a relaxed, straightforward approach to cooking, so you can enjoy yourself in the kitchen and still achieve outstanding results.

How to Cook Everything Christmas

How to Cook Everything  Christmas
Author: Mark Bittman
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 80
Release: 2012-11-29
ISBN 10: 0544186893
ISBN 13: 9780544186897
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Cook Everything Christmas Book Review:

A collection of holiday recipes from Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything series When winter comes it's time to pull out your pots and pans and fill your kitchen with wonderful aromas of fresh baked goodies and savory, slow-cooked treats. This collection of 20 traditional and nontraditional holiday hits (with variations) is sure to make any gathering memorable, with menus on how to prepare a festive celebratory meal to share around the table, party food perfect for a holiday get-together, and foods that make great gifts.

How to Cook Everything Singaporean

How to Cook Everything Singaporean
Author: Denise Fletcher
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 9789810780005
ISBN 13: 9810780001
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Gordon Ramsay s Home Cooking

Gordon Ramsay s Home Cooking
Author: Gordon Ramsay
Publsiher: Grand Central Publishing
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2013-04-09
ISBN 10: 145552526X
ISBN 13: 9781455525263
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gordon Ramsay s Home Cooking Book Review:

Cook with confidence and find inspiration with Gordon Ramsay's fun, delicious recipes for novice cooks and experienced chefs alike. Based on a new cooking show, this book will give experienced as well as novice cooks the desire, confidence and inspiration to get cooking. Ramsay will offer simple, accessible recipes with a "wow" factor. Gordon has travelled the world from India and the Far East to LA and Europe, and the recipes in this book will draw all these culinary influences together to show us simple, vibrant and delicious recipes that reflect the way we eat today. For example: Miso braised salmon fillet with Asian vegetables, Pork and Bacon slider with home made bbq sauce, Curried Sweetcorn Soup, Wild Mushroom Risotto Arrancini, and Baked Lemon Cheesecake with Raspberries. Each chapter will concentrate on a different area of cooking--from the classics to the secret of cooking with Chili and spice, through roasting, baking, and helpful sections on cooking good food for less and cooking for a crowd. Woven into the book will be useful tricks and tips--from ways to save time and money, to cleaning and prepping ingredients, to pan frying like a pro. Stuffed full of delicious recipes, invaluable tips and lashings of Gordon's trademark cheeky wit, Gordon Ramsay's Home Cooking is the ultimate cooking lesson from the ultimate chef.

The America s Test Kitchen Cooking School Cookbook

The America s Test Kitchen Cooking School Cookbook
Author: America's Test Kitchen
Publsiher: America's Test Kitchen
Total Pages: 822
Release: 2013-10-15
ISBN 10: 1936493802
ISBN 13: 9781936493807
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The America s Test Kitchen Cooking School Cookbook Book Review:

A landmark book from the test kitchen that has been teaching America how to cook for 20 years. We launched the America's Test Kitchen Cooking School two years ago to teach home cooks how to cook the test kitchen way, and since then thousands of students have taken our interactive video-based online courses. The America's Test Kitchen Cooking School Cookbook shares the same goal as our online school and brings all our best practices—along with 600 all-time favorite recipes—into one place so that you can become a better, more confident cook. There is no better way to learn than seeing an expert in action, so we've included over 2,500 color photos that bring you into the test kitchen so you can see how to prepare recipes step-by-step. The book starts off with an exhaustive 46-page Cooking Basics chapter that covers everything from what equipment you need (and how to care for it) to test-kitchen tricks for how to make food taste better. Then we move on to cover all the major cooking and baking categories, from meat, poultry, and pasta to breads, cakes, and pies. Illustrated Core Techniques, like how to whip egg whites, roast a chicken, or bake flawless pie dough, focus on the building block recipes everyone should know. Recipe Tutorials that each feature 20-35 color photos then walk readers through recipes that are either more complicated or simply benefit from the visual clues of step photography, like Extra-Crunchy Fried Chicken, Sticky Buns with Pecans, and Deep-Dish Apple Pie. Every chapter ends with a library of the test kitchen's all-time favorite recipes, such as Pan-Seared Steaks with Red Wine Pan Sauce, Meatballs and Marinara, Best Vegetarian Chili, Memphis-Style Barbecued Ribs, and New York-Style Cheesecake—more than 600 in total—that will allow home cooks to expand their repertoire. The America's Test Kitchen Cooking School Cookbook is a how-to-cook book that also explains why recipes succeed or fail, which makes it the ideal book for anyone looking to cook better.