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How to cook everything. Quick cooking
Bittman, Mark.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Wiley Pub., [2003]

Physical Description:
xi, 132 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
TX833.5 .B55 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Make a quick home-cooked meal tonight!

Ziti with Creamy Gorgonzola Sauce. Shrimp Marinara. Broiled or Grilled Chicken with Pesto. Stir-Fried Spicy Beef with Basil. With How to Cook Everything(TM): Quick Cooking, great-tasting, satisfying dishes like these can be made in 30 minutes or less!

Mark Bittman, the award-winning author of the bestselling kitchen classic How to Cook Everything(TM), shares his favorite simple-and infinitely flexible-quick recipes. You'll be able to prepare family-pleasing everyday meals, spur-of-the-moment dinners for friends, even special-occasion feasts. 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 Weeknight Family Dinner Classic, an Elegant Dinner Party, and more
* At-a-glance icons highlighting recipes done in 20 minutes or less

Author Notes

Mark Bittman has won IACP Julia Child Awards for his books Fish and How to Cook Everything, which has sold over 400,000 copies. He writes "The Minimalist" column for The New York Times, and his food writing appears in major publications nationwide. He is coauthor of the James Beard Award-winning Jean-Georges: Cooking at Home with a Four-Star Chef (Broadway Books, 1998).

Mark's book, How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food, was a New York Times bestseller in 2014. (Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
About This Bookp. vii
What to Know About Quick Cookingp. viii
1 Startersp. 1
2 Pastap. 17
3 Fishp. 33
4 Poultryp. 49
5 Meatp. 63
6 Rice and Beansp. 83
7 Vegetablesp. 93
8 Dessertsp. 105
Quick Menusp. 112
Recipes That Take 20 Minutes or Lessp. 114
Tips Referencep. 116
Indexp. 123
Conversions, Substitutions, and Helpful Hintsp. 131