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    Brett Cohen(Author)

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"Jokes Every Man Should Know" was the sleeper success of Quirk's Spring 2008 list, with 40,000 units shipped in its first three months. And then "Stuff Every Man Should Know" made a big splash on Quirk's Spring 2009 list! Now we are proud to present a companion volume, "Recipes Every Man Should Know", which shares the same format as Jokes and Stuff and features a wealth of easy-to-make recipes, valuable kitchen skills, and tips for guys navigating the kitchen.

This great little book might only be just 5 inches by 3 inches in size (which I think make it really cute) but it's 143 pages are packed full of easy to make and follow recipes. I must say this is a fantastic book with valuable kitchen skills included, tools clearly illustrated and their use explained. There's even a very useful, metric conversion charts for weights, amounts, temperatures, lengths, a glossary of cooking terms, this is perfect introduction for any man cooking for the first time. There are easy to follow recipes ranging from a hearty and filling chicken cheese steak sandwich, to beef and beer chilli, pasta carbonara. Right down to cooking and carving the perfect Christmas turkey! So, if you know someone like my husband Paul who can't cook an egg (bless him) then this could be the perfect Christmas gift! --what do i want to cook today? dot com, Sept, 2010It s a little black book. Perhaps not THE little black book containing possibly incriminating information, but it does still hold within its covers tips and hints to encourage a successful social life, or at least it does if you are an eligible chap with a kitchen. It s the only cookbook I have come across that has a quote from The Godfather - and that sets the tone for the book. It s an unashamedly sexist wee tome but that sexism is laced with such wry humour that we can t be offended. It offers food as a tool with which to go a-wooing. Nothing too adventurous, but lots of standards including breakfast recipes for those mornings after the previous night s culinary triumphs. The dishes do have a blokey bias but that will be the appeal. Beer Bread from this book is liable to sound a bit more achievable than a brioche from any other cookbook. A simple, quick and easy preparation which gives six servings. It could become a favourite accompaniment to the Beef Stew or even the Beef and Beer Chilli. Perhaps you might not be hearing I gotta stay home tonight to ice some cupcakes but Gotta get home to finish the Jambalaya before me mates come over could well be on the cards. Men who can cook will be popular with both their football buddies and the cheer-leaders. Recipes Every Man Should Know is a funny but practical book. I wouldn t expect a woman to be giving this to the man in her life but a thoughtful sister might give it as a gift to her still-single brother. A guy would consider this as a birthday gift for a pal who is still lonesome, and there are many men who might feel this volume would be a solid investment for their own future. Perhaps it could be subtitled: The way to a woman s heart , or Dress the salad to impress , or Baking for the boss . Recipes Every Man Should Know is an amusing read, but the recipes are truly made for the novice cook. Nothing frilly and complicated, although it does offer a Lobster dish for that special fancy dinner. A great stocking-filler for the holidays, and a change from socks. --Mostly food journal, Sept, 2010This invaluable little book lists over fifty recipies to get men started in the kitchen. Written with the same 'tongue firmly in cheek' style as Jokes Every Man Should Know and Stuff Every Man Should Know comes another popular best-selling book addressing a popular 'can't' do for millions of Men: cooking. A step-by-step guide for men who don't often, or ever, cook, this book taking them through all the steps needed to produce great, tasty, rewarding, edible, Man food for Men! Learn all the essential jargon of the kitchen; 'simmer', 'dredging' and 'folding' read about 'ingredients', 'menus', 'full instructions' and that word that covers all things from the bedroom to footie: 'technique'! This book teaches men how to prepare, cook and serve real, no-nonsense 'Man' food, making any male cook irresistible to women. It's worth reading it just for that! Now you'll be able to feed your kids, impress your wife - --moan about men, November, 2010includes everything from eight classic sandwiches to the classic steak (all good, hearty food) ...Classic Car World, December, 2010....This simple and cute little recipe book is hardly bigger than an iPhone and easily fits into your back pocket 'so you ll never ever need to write a grocery list again.' In spite of its tiny size, it is filled with simple and easy recipes that a non-cook can learn to prepare effortlessly. Most recipes use few ingredients though the authors venture into slightly challenging ones, too (sexy strawberry zabaglione, mom s all-purpose chocolate cake). Though small in size, the fonts are large enough to provide no difficulty to even a recently widowed 80-year old. The title refers to what Every Man Should Know but the book is equally suitable for a woman or young adult beginner cook.Good, but brief, recipe headings, clearly stated prep time and number of servings all help the cook to decide on a recipe. There are no illustrations except for simple drawings of equipment a beginning cook needs, and a very helpful introductory section adds to its value. Although it lacks an index, the list of content is detailed enough that no one will miss it. This is a perfect book for new cooks and may also be a nice gift item....Sacramento book review, Nov, 2010....For those hungry guys out there, this little black book has everything a man needs to get cracking in the kitchen; Hearty Breakfast Classics, Sandwiches, Burgers & Snacks, Meat & Potato Dinners, Beer, Bacon & Bar Food and to keep the women in his life happy, Chocolate, Cheesecake & more.Don't let first impressions be deceptive, although classed as a novelty book to placed in the humour section, it is actually very useful. Not only a man wanting to impress his partner, would benefit, but I could see it being an invaluable asset to a student living away from home too. A perfect pocket companion for a would be cooking master....Cheekyspouse, Nov, 2010....This little, hardcover, black book details a number of recipes that... well, every man should know. You'll find manly breakfasts like Sausage and Egg Breakfast Hash, gut-filling dinners like Jumbalaya, and lots of bacon-spiked foods, including guacamole and brownies!...foodblogga!Nov, 2010...This is a perfect gift for a college graduate, single guy or any guy who wants to learn how to cook. I like the book too! You could whip up a killer Super Bowl party with the Beer, Bacon and Bar chapter. Think Bacon Guacamole! --la Jolla mom, Nov, 2010In the same vein as Jokes Every Man Should Know and Stuff Every Man Should Know comes another popular, best-selling book, addressing a popular can t do for millions of Men: cooking.This is a step-by-step guide for men who don t often, or ever, cook, and takes them through all the steps needed to produce great, tasty, rewarding, edible, Man food for Men! From listing kitchen tools to cooking terms simmer, dredging, folding, puree clearly explained ingredients, menus, full instructions and techniques this teaches men how to prepare, cook, and serve real, no-nonsense Man food. This book will make any male cook irresistible to women, able to feed your kids, and impress your wife and girlfriend, feed your friends whilst watching football, and cater to the primeval, basic instincts of red meat, fire, and knives! This covers all the basics, from Coffee, Eggs and Breakfast Classics, Sandwiches, Burgers & Snacks, Meat & Potato Dinners, Bacon, Beer & Bar Food, Chocolate Cheesecake & More!You don t need to put on a frilly apron and whip up a quiche, as all the recipes here are for solid, nourishing, sustaining meals and snacks: simply follow the instructions and you re there so grab this great-value book and get cooking! This shows there is a wealth of easy-to-make snacks, meals, dishes for any dad, student on their own for the first time, or simply for the man who doesn t or won t cook, making this a must-have guide for any Man cooking Man food, their wives, girlfriends, children --moan about men, November, 2010

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  • PDF | 144 pages
  • Brett Cohen(Author)
  • Quirk Books; 01 edition (15 Sept. 2010)
  • English
  • 9
  • Food & Drink

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  • By Shannon.L on 29 March 2017

    This is a great book! A lot of handy recipes that I look forward to making! I was disappointed though with the size, it's pocket size.

  • By Mrs. Everal M. Regelous on 21 December 2010

    I bought this as a gift for a guy moving into his own place for the first time. He loved it.A good mix of easy recipes ranging to more adventurous stuff but all very tempting.Well written, easy to understand and a must for weaning guys away from microwaveable dinners for one!

  • By Dizzfunctional on 2 May 2013

    The book was much smaller than expected and to be honest the recipes were basic. Nothing like other cook books designed for men - there are much better ones out their to encourage your man (or dad in my case) to cook.

  • By M. Walker on 23 June 2011

    To be honest I've been too busy to actually cook anything yet, but I've read it and its full of good stuff! Importantly its got a conversion table for US - UK measurements as well!

  • By Michael Millea on 28 June 2013

    The book was too small and insignificant for a gift or present, it had recipes but provided readers no pictures!!

  • By FKads on 7 March 2016

    I decided to give this book to my friend for his birthday. Its pocket sized (smaller than I was expecting), but it was actually quite nice as a "joke" present, as you dont want it too big. The recipes are well chosen - basic - and easy to understand. I dont think its useful as a real recipe book. It was writen with alot of humour - so overall, a nice funny gift.

  • By P. Hutty on 3 January 2013

    My son is not a great cook, at 16 it's hard to get him away from his computer, but, he loves meat and as the book says, men like to cook with meat, fire and a weapon! right up his street. Small, black and manly with recipes that even my son may attempt! very pleased!

  • By mrs m fox on 14 January 2015

    Arrived in good time, packaged well. Nice little book, bought as a present with other items that haven't arrived yet although this was expected to be delivered after the other items. Small and pocket sized but appears to have lots of useful ideas and recipes inside.


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