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The Pot and How to Use It The Mystery and Romance of the Rice Cooker



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Andrews McMeel Publishing
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In The Pot and How to Use It, Roger Ebert--Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, admitted "competent cook," and long-time electric rice cooker enthusiast--gives readers a charming, practical guide to this handy and often-overlooked kitchen appliance.WhileThe Pot and How to Use Itcontains numerous and surprisingly varied recipes for electric rice cookers, it is much more than a cookbook. Originating from a blog entry on Roger's popular Web site, the book also includes readers' comments and recipes alongside Roger's own discerning insights and observations on why and how we cook.With an introduction by vegetarian cookbook author Anna Thomas and expert assistance from recipe consultant and nutritionist Yvonne Nienstadt,The Pot and How to Use Itis perfect for fans of Roger's superb writing, as well as anyone looking to incorporate the convenience and versatility of electric rice cookers into his or her kitchen repertoire.

Author Biography

Roger Ebert is the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic from the Chicago Sun-Times. His reviews are syndicated to more than 200 newspapers in the United States and Canada. The American Film Institute and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago have awarded him honorary degrees, and the Online Film Critics Society named his Web site,, the best online movie-review site.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Introductionp. xiii
I Am a Competent Cookp. 1
Your Ombudswomenp. 5
Your Bookp. 11
Get the Potp. 15
To Repeat, Get the Potp. 19
Breakfast for Your Lifetimep. 23
Your Soupsp. 27
Your Secret Soup Weaponp. 31
Your Sodium Levelp. 35
Your Proteinsp. 39
Your Herbs and Spicesp. 43
Your Saucesp. 47
Your Commentsp. 51
Nonvegetarian Recipesp. 75
Vegetarian Recipesp. 93
Metric Conversions and Equivalentsp. 106
Indexp. 108
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