Since getting it I've made 8 recipes from it -- the most I've ever made from one book.
The recipes are sophisticated enough for a seasoned cook, yet easy enough for the novice, with clear and well written instructions.
Instead I found it to be more of a gourmet cookbook with too many ingredients that I do not have and some I have never heard of.
A Good Starter Book for a New Cook Like me Cooking only for Myself,Published 21 days ago by Edward J. Lishka
Both too basic and too fussy at the same time. I was hoping for a bit more guidance on preparing single meal portions -- I already know how to make dishes which will serve more... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kay
I was very disappointed with this book. I was expecting a book of simple down home cooking recipes. Read morePublished 4 months ago by galsal
Once I got past the seasonal concept and simply prepared what I wanted, I found this to be a great book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Daniel J. Braget
I love this book! The recipes for easy puff pastry and individual pie crust are worth the price of the book alone! Read morePublished 6 months ago by Gina Laws
I was looking for a simple cookbook for cooking for one person - I don't have time to cook fancy food.Published 11 months ago by Valerie A. Case
This one is ok. I got this in winter and the winter recipes are not things I would make so hopefully the other 3 seasons are better. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Virgin