The latest in Quirk s best-selling Stuff series, Stuff Every Cook Should Know is as indispensable to cooks as a good sturdy knife and just as sharp. Compact enough to fit on the smallest shelf or countertop, this sous-chef-in-a-book tells how to make a meal plan, how to use common ingredient substitutions, how to throw a dinner party, how to organize your kitchen, and much more. It s a pocket-sized problem solver that makes a great gift for seasoned culinary artists, novice chefs, and anyone who loves to cook.
Joy Manning is a James Beard Award nominated writer, editor, and recipe developer. Her work has appeared in Food and Wine, Cooking Light, Serious Eats, TheKitchn, and many other places. She s the author of Almost Meatless (Ten Speed Press, 2009) and editor of the Edible Philly magazine. www.joymanning.com. Author Residence: Philadelphia, PA