Joy of Cooking
From Library Staff
This bible of cooking explains ingredients and equipment and offers excellent recipes from basic and old favorites to international.
A classic guide to American cooking features thousands of traditional recipes and five hundred new dishes, in a volume that includes an array of favorite casserole, dessert, and soup options.
"continues to assume little experience on its users' part:...never condescends, offering encouragement and inspiration to even the rawest kitchen tyro." Booklist