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APRIL 2010 Cookbook of the Month: HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING, Bittman

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Our Cookbook of the Month for April is Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything. We'll be cooking from both the original 1998 edition and the revised 2008 edition. The chapter organization varies slightly between the two, but the threads below cover all the categories.

If you're new to Cookbook of the Month, the Archive page explains how it all works: http://www.chow.com/cookbook_of_the_m...

Discussion so far about HTCE: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/695991

The Chowhound Team has asked me to remind you that verbatim copying of recipes to the boards is a violation of the copyright of the original author. Posts with copied recipes will be removed.

Please use this thread for general discussion, including discussion of the chapters on technique and equipment and menus, links to recipes on line, etc., and post reports and discussion of specific dishes and recipes to the following threads:

Appetizers, Soups, Salads
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698799

Pasta, Grains, Beans
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698800

Pizza, Sandwiches, Eggs and Breakfast Dishes
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698801

Fish and Shellfish
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698803

Meat
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698804

Poultry
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698805

Fruits and Vegetables
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698806

Breads, Desserts, Beverages
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698809

Sauces, Condiments, Herbs and Spices
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/698811

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  1. In the other thread, Gio supplied this link to Bittman's site, which has a number of recipes from the books: http://www.howtocookeverything.tv/rec...

    1. and now HTCE is an iPhone app. Good gravy! It seems pretty good, with all 2000 recipes.

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      1. re: pitu

        And the iPhone app is only $1.99!

        1. re: pitu

          This app is wonderful! It's a steal at $1.99! Love how you don't need a wifi connection to access the recipes and the embedded timer is cool. Easy to use and so cool!

          1. re: pitu

            Wow, fantastic app! Thanks for pointing it out. If nothing else, using it for the ingredient search alone is worth it. I may still go to the book during the actual cooking (the iPhone screen is just a little too small for this, imho), but it's so much easier to look up recipes this way than the book index. The app is well designed and easy to use too. Just excellent.

            1. re: Karen_Schaffer

              That is why you actually need an iPad. :-)

            2. re: pitu

              I got the app, too. Thanks! Will be great for traveling and who knows what else.