I can hardly do this book justice by reviewing it, you just have to see it to believe it!
The depth and breadth of his collection is amazing and a tribute to the greatness of American cuisine and Mr. Beard.
There are so many recipes to choose from and the preparation directions are very clear and easy to understand.
If you had only one book on American cookery in your library, this should be it. Timeless, sound, solid thoughts and recipes on what we cook, how we cook it, and why it still... Read morePublished 6 months ago by UrbanMonique
we have the 1972 ed ed this book . this is the real cooking cook book . no fine art food photos in it at all beard is so great that we want to add more books . Read morePublished 9 months ago by masterj
The best part of the book is the asides that Beard has filled his tome with. They border on witty and maybe a bit snarky at times but I found they make the book interesting. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jack Winn
James Beard's recipes are wonderful!
This book contains a history of American cooking, but it's chiefly valuable for its interesting and usable recipes that illustrate... Read more
I bought this as a Christmas present for my son in law. Like many younger cooks he downloads most of his recipes from the internet, which is at best a hit or miss method. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Richard Reed
This is a must have for anyone seriously interested in culinary arts. It's a great reference book. Helpful tips and suggestions are found throughout the book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by SD Myers
The content is excellent as expected. However, the binding of the book is poor is starting to come apart, plus about 100 pages were stuck together and I had to manually separate.Published 11 months ago by martha larrick
This book was a Birthday present. I have had my James Beard cookbook for at least 40 years and never have we been disappointed with any thing we cook out of it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Bart's mama
James Beard is fantastic. The cook book is everything I expected and more. I received the book in record time. I couldn't be more pleased.Published 18 months ago by Meriel B. Peterson