How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food (Hardcover)

By Mark Bittman, Alan Witschonke (Illustrator)
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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.

About the Author

Mark Bittman is one of America s best-known and most widely respected food writers. He covers food policy, cooking, and eating as an Opinion columnist for The New York Times and the paper s Sunday Magazine. He produced "The Minimalist" column for 13 years and has starred in several popular Public Television cooking series. Now a frequent public speaker, he appears regularly on the Today Show and is a guest on a wide range of television and radio shows. Bittman has authored more than a dozen cookbooks, including How to Cook Everything(r) The Basics, How to Cook Everything(r), How to Cook Everything(r) Vegetarian (all available as apps), Food Matters and The Food Matters Cookbook, and the new VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00. For more information go to

Rose Levy Beranbaum's The Cake Bible earned the International Association of Culinary Professionals/Seagram Book of the Year Award and is currently in its twenty-ninth printing.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780764578656
ISBN-10: 0764578650
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: October 2008
Pages: 1044
Language: English