Stuff Every Cook Should Know (Stuff You Should Know #18) (Hardcover)

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Expert cooking tips and timeless kitchen wisdom make this culinary how-to handbook a must-have for home cooks of all skill levels.
You don’t need expensive gadgets, cutting-edge cutlery, or a rack of exotic spices to be a great cook. You just need the timeless wisdom found in Stuff Every Cook Should Know. You’ll learn
• How to Care for Cast Iron
• How to Sharpen a Knife
• How to Reduce Waste
• How to Make Meals Ahead
Plus measurement conversions, kitchen organizing tips, basic knife cuts, how to stop onions from making you cry, and much more. Now you’re cooking!

About the Author

Joy Manning is a James Beard Award–nominated writer, editor, and recipe developer. She is the author of Almost Meatless and the editor of Edible Philly. Visit her online at

Praise For…

“A handy guide to the most important kitchen skills.”—BuzzFeed

“This little red book by Joy Manning is filled with so many helpful tips and reminders, that it should be permanently stationed on the kitchen counter.  It is perfect for anyone starting to get serious about cooking and even the littles ones as they start to help and are eager to learn.”—Cuisine Noir

“What keeps this book feeling fresh and relevant is that Manning is aware of modern trends like grabbing recipes from the Web and dinner party planning around allergens...Stuff Every Cook Should Know would be a great gift for somebody with a first apartment and is also a useful a reference guide for many of us across life experiences.”—Geekadelphia 

“A perfect guidebook for those who find the kitchen a confusing place.”—

Product Details
ISBN: 9781594749360
ISBN-10: 1594749361
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: October 25th, 2016
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Stuff You Should Know