|Statement||Peg Bracken ; illustrated by Hilary Knight.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||142|
The I Hate to Cook Book, by Peg Bracken, had a reverent (if ironic) spot next to The Joy of Cooking on the bookshelves of millions of women in the s and s. Bracken was sort of a proto Nora Author: Anna Hezel. The I Hate To Cook Book has tons of great recipes sorted in to simplistic chapters, each focusing on another important aspect of the chore of cooking: how to use leftovers, soups, salads, fancy meals for guests, last minute meals, cooking tips etc/5. I actually read the original edition of the I hate to cook book and thought it was absolutely hysterical. Completely bursting the bubble on the perception that all women love cooking, Peg's snarky comments and recipe instructions (like "light a cigarette and stare sullenly at the sink" while waiting for a roast to complete) will have you laughing all the way through.4/5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The I Hate to Cook Book: 50th Anniversary Edition by Peg Bracken at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(26).
Peg Bracken’s witty cookbook offered relief to women who “hate to cook but have to.” It didn’t promise to turn reluctant cooks into gourmet chefs. Instead, this s culinary icon was filled with down-to-earth, easy to make foods, kid friendly dishes and ideas for using leftovers. The I Hate To Cook Book. No dust cover but condition is very good with no writing, torn or missing pages. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the recipes for that chapter. Nice collectible book for the non cook as well as the experienced cook. Part of family collection. Non smoking homes. Shipped with USPS Media Rating: % positive. - Explore lldowden's board "I HATE TO COOK, EASY RECIPES", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Food recipes, Food and Yummy food pins. Her best-known book is The I Hate to Cook Book, written in The book came about when she and some other working-women friends "pooled their ignorance" and came up with a core of recipes strong on ease of preparation. It was followed by The I Hate to Housekeep Book and The Appendix to the I Hate to Cook Book.
I Hate to Cook Book. likes. Peg Bracken's classic I HATE TO COOK BOOK is back just in time for its 50th anniversary, and her recipes and wit are just as fresh today as ers: The I HATE TO COOK book! Imagine seeing a title like that! I found this little book, published in , and was curious with what kind of recipes it would have from 50 years ago, a time I thought all women loved to cook! It's really a book about "quick" dishes or meals. I Hate To Cook Book by Peg Bracken (John Engaland/Galahad Books) Give up on that sourdough and embrace the tao of "I Hate to Cook" Take a page from Peg Bracken, the s pioneer who made it okay. Some women, it is said, like to cook. This book is not for them. This is how The I Hate To Cook Book starts out. The cookbook, first published in (a 50th anniversary edition of the cookbook is being released in just a few months), has been a hit with home cooks ever since. The cookbook does contain more than recipes, but its biggest selling point is that it is witty .