Andrew Schloss is a well-known teacher, writer and food industry consultant. The author of 10 cookbooks and countless food articles, he is a past president of the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Ken Bookman is a writer and editor as well as the former food editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer. He is also the co-author of six cookbooks.
One could cook for a decade and still not scratch the surface of
this cookbook... This book is jam-packed with thousands of recipes
that are easy to follow and find because the book is well
organized... I'll be referring to this book for a long time to
The recipes are simple and straightforward, with barely a paragraph of instructions for each one, but you'll never want for a basic recipe when you have this cookbook on your shelf... You can rescue your next unplanned family meal or lay out the menu for the week by simply browsing through this book.-- (01/01/2008)
This compendium is way better than good. It's superb.... This cookbook should be in the kitchen of every condo, time-share apartment, dorm room and second home. And you realtors, forget sending a bunch of flowers after you make a sale; give this cookbook to the new tenants.-- (01/03/2008)
This is a user-friendly collection that does not require trips to gourmet shops in search of difficult-to-find ingredients.--Larry Cox"Tucson Citizen" (01/30/2008)