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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Plume
Publication date November 1, 1997
Binding Paperback
Edition Spi sub
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780452279230
ISBN-10 0452279232
Dimensions 1.25 by 7.75 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2.20 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $18.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An updated version of the classic cookbook includes more than 4,500 American and foreign recipes hors d'oeuvres, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, breads, pies, cookies, candies, and desserts, as well as definitions of terms often seen on menus, step-by-step instruction in cooking techniques, food presentation tips, and more. Reissue. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Joy of Cooking grows with the times-it has a full roster of American and foreign dishes such as strudel, zabaglione, rijsttafel, and couscous, among many others. All the classic terms found on menus, such as Provençale, bonne femme, meuniére, and Florentine are not merely defined but fully explained so that readers can easily concoct the dish in their own home.

In this classic edition readers learn:

€ Exactly what simmering, blanching, roasting,and braising do
€ In what amounts herbs, spices, and seasonings should be added to recipes
€ How to present food correctly
€ How to prepare ingredients with classic tools and techniques
€ How to safely preserve the results of your canning and freezing

With more than 4,500 recipes and 1,000 easy-to-follow illustrations, The Joy of Cooking is a must for every American kitchen.

Editions
Hardcover
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With Ethan Becker, Marion Rombauer Becker | 75 anv edition from Scribner (October 31, 2006)
9780743246262 | details & prices | 1132 pages | 6.75 × 9.25 × 2.00 in. | 3.70 lbs | List price $35.00
About: 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.
Min edition from Running Pr Book Pub (November 1, 2000)
9780762408412 | details & prices | 2.75 × 3.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $4.95
About: This delightful pint-size version of the nationally known and loved Joy of Cooking contains excerpts highlighting the comprehensive nature of this indispensable kitchen resource.
Hardcover with CD edition from Simon & Schuster (November 1, 1998)
9780671317089 | details & prices | 8.50 × 10.50 × 4.00 in. | 4.80 lbs | List price $49.95
With Ethan Becker, Maria Guarnaschelli, Laura Hartman Maestro (other contributor), Marion Rombauer Becker | Revised edition from Scribner (November 1, 1997)
9780684818702 | details & prices | 1136 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 2.50 in. | 3.90 lbs | List price $38.00
About: Information on foods and cooking techniques accompanies recipes for hors d'oeuvres, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, breads, pies, cookies, candies, and desserts
With Marion Rombauer Becker | Deluxe edition from Macmillan Pub Co (September 1, 1977)
9780026045803 | details & prices | List price $34.50
About: Detailed information on foods and cooking techniques accompany fundamental recipes for hors d'oeuvres, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, breads, pies, cookies, candies, and desserts
Revised edition from Scribner (June 1, 1975)
9780026045704 | details & prices | 7.00 × 9.50 × 2.00 in. | 3.00 lbs | List price $35.00
About: Detailed information on foods and cooking techniques accompany fundamental recipes for hors d'oeuvres, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, breads, pies, cookies, candies, and desserts
Paperback
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With Ethan Becker, Marion Rombauer Becker | Reprint edition from Scribner (July 30, 2008); titled "The Joy of Cooking"
9780743284301 | details & prices | 1152 pages | List price $19.95
About: Now available in a convenient spiral-bound format, an updated version of the classic cookbook includes more than 4,500 American and foreign recipes for hors d'oeuvres, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, breads, pies, cookies, candies, and desserts, as well as definitions of terms often seen on menus, step-by-step instruction in cooking techniques, food presentation tips, and more.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Marion Rombauer Becker | Spi sub edition from Plume (November 1, 1997)
9780452279230 | details & prices | 7.75 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $18.00
About: Information on foods and cooking techniques accompanies recipes for hors d'oeuvres, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, breads, pies, cookies, candies, and desserts
With Marion Rombauer | Reissue edition from New Amer Library (August 1, 1995)
9780451159922 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $5.99
About: These revised and enlarged editions are available for the first time ever in mass-market editions, the Joy of Cooking Vol 1: Main Course Dishes and Joy of Cooking Vol 2: Appetizers, Desserts, and Baked Goods feature hundreds of new recipes and cooking tips as well as enduring favorites.
Box edition from New Amer Library (October 1, 1991)
9780451925114 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 2.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $11.98
About: Classic cookbook Joy Of Cooking in boxed set of 2 softcover books.
With Marion Rombauer Becker | Reissue edition from New Amer Library (August 1, 1991)
9780451168252 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $5.99
About: Detailed information on all aspects of food preparation and meal planning accompanies more than four thousand recipes for American and foreign dishes
With Marion Rombauer Becker | Box rei edition from New Amer Library (September 1, 1988)
9780451923301 | details & prices | List price $9.00
About: Detailed information on all aspects of food preparation and meal planning accompanies more than four thousand recipes for American and foreign dishes

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