Pam Anderson is the former executive editor of Cook's Illustrated and author of the bestselling The Perfect Recipe: Getting It Right Every Time--Making Our Favorite Dishes the Absolute Best They Can Be. She lives with her husband and their two daughters in New Hope, Pennsylvania, and makes dinner (almost) every night.
Praise for How to Cook Without a Book by Pam Anderson:
"How to Cook Without a Book should win a prize for most
understated cookbook title. What Pam Anderson really outlines here
is a culinary tradition for today's American family; a practical,
nourishing, and delicious way to deal with your family's everyday
food life without written-in-stone recipes and without fuss or
arcane ingredients. You'll love Pam holding your hand while you
create the dishes that your children and grandchildren will one day
certainly be cooking without a book."
--Arthur Schwartz, author of What to Cook and Naples at Table "For down-to-earth, 'can-do' cooking that tastes terrific, nobody does it better than Pam Anderson. The book's common sense tips and kitchen wisdom will not only inspire new cooks but inform well-seasoned ones, too."
--Rick Rodgers, author of Thanksgiving 101 and Christmas 101 "[The] book gives you confidence that [the recipes] will work, and you will not be disappointed."
--The New York Times "Her writing is sensible and easy to understand. Useful and challenging enough for both experienced cooks and novices."
--Philadelphia Inquirer "My pick for cookbook of the year. . . . It's a book that both novices and experienced cooks will appreciate."
--Times/Post Intelligencer, Seattle, WA "If you want to produce contemporary perfections in standards like meatloaf, roast turkey, cole slaw, and cobbler, this is the book for you."