The New Basics Cookbook by Julee Rosso & Sheila Lukins
It's the 1.8-million-copy bestselling cookbook that's become a modern-day classic. Beginning cooks will learn how to boil an egg. Experienced cooks will discover new ingredients and inspired approaches to familiar ones. Encyclopedic in scope, rich with recipes and techniques, and just plain fascinating to read, The New Basics Cookbook is the indispensable kitchen reference for all home cooks.
Workman Publishing: 1989.
ISBN: 9780894803413. 864 pp.
Softcover. Very good.