Are you looking to dig yourself out of microwave dinners and
learn the ropes of home cooking? Cooking Basics For Dummies,
5th Edition takes the intimidation out of cooking
and helps you start cultivating your culinary prowess in no time.
From learning fundamental cooking techniques like dicing, chopping,
and saut?ing to creating delicious, easy-to-follow recipes, you'll
discover how to cook up crowd-pleasing meals the whole family will
enjoy?all without breaking a sweat!
Even if you've never cracked an egg, this friendly, practical
guide gives you all the ingredients to become a superior home cook.
In plain English, it explains step-by-step how to master popular
cooking techniques, such as dicing vegetables, hard boiling an egg,
making quick and delicious sauces, planning menus, stocking your
pantry, and so much more.
Packed with more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for every meal
of the day, from mouth-watering mains to sumptuous sides to
Helps you master grilling, slow cooking, baking, roasting,
pressure cooking, and more
Includes tips on adapting meals to meet the latest dietary
trends, such as low-sugar, low-sodium, low-fat, plant-based, and
Covers shopping at farmer's markets and buying organic
Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5th edition is for
every beginner cook or polished chef looking for a refresher on
breathing new life into home-cooked meals.