The Essential Guide to Cooking on your OwnBook - 2006
The survival guide for first-time cooks, with 250 super-simple recipes.
Designed to help new cooks find independence, Starting Out is filled with crucial tips, basic cooking techniques, and guidelines for stocking cupboards and refrigerator with staples. A first cookbook, instruction guide, and food resource, the book includes easy-to-prepare dishes that any beginner can follow easily. There are even "first aid" tips for fixing food disasters!
Some of the features in this cookbook are:
Glossary of common cooking terms
Ingredient resource guide
Shopping tips (and even tips for doing laundry).
Starting Out has more than enough delicious and nutritious dishes for the university student or budding executive. Included are simple, quick and effortless recipes for cooking for one, such as Turkey Burgers, Pad Thai, and Basic Curry. There are also more impressive yet still easy-to-follow recipes for entertaining, like Chicken a la King, Chicken Parmigiana, and Curried Peanut Shrimp.