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Do you want to eat really wellnot just once in a while, but all the timebut you don't know where to begin?
Are you tired of pizzaas much as you like itand broke from buying takeout?
Do you love good foodthe straightforward, homemade kindbut feel challenged to set up a kitchen, shop for decent equipment and groceries, and tap into a few basic skills that can put a simple roast chicken or vegetarian entre on your dinner table?
If you answer "yes" to these questions, then Get Cooking is for you. Get Cooking is the first book from bestselling cookbook author Mollie Katzen designed specifically for beginners, whether you are just starting to cook for yourself or trying to kick the restaurant habit. Unlike most cookbooks, the goal of Get Cooking is to get you in the kitchen, no matter what your experience level might be.
Illustrated throughout with color photographs of each dish, Get Cooking gives you clear, step-by-step instructions for making everything from classic mashed potatoes to BroccoliCheddar Cheese Calzones to Hot Fudge Sundaes (with homemade hot fudge!). With this book, anyoneyou includedcan make delicious, fresh food, with a lot less expense (and a lot more satisfaction) than ordering in.
You may know Mollie Katzen as the author of such famous cookbooks as Moosewood Cookbook or The Enchanted Broccoli Forest; Get Cooking has all of the accessibility and personal warmth of those beloved books, but it is Mollie's first cookbook for vegetarians and omnivores alike. You will learn how to make North African Red Lentil Soup, Linguine with Spinach and Peas, and Chickpea and Mango Curryand also Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup, Spinach Lasagna, and Steak Fajitas.
With Get Cooking in hand, you'll be serving everything from salads (such as Wilted Spinach Salad with Hazelnuts, Goat Cheese, and Golden Raisins) to desserts (try the Cheesecake Bars), with stops along the way for party snacks, a full array of side dishes, and a brilliant assortment of handcrafted burgers (bean, tofu, and mushroomas well as beef, turkey, and tuna). Here at last is the cookbook that will make a cook out of everyone.
|Publish Date:||Oct 13, 2009|
|Number of Pages:||272|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.45|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.2 x 7.0 x 0.8|
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