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Ethan Becker
Ethan Becker is the son of Marion Rombauer Becker and the grandson of Irma S. Rombauer, the original author of The Joy of Cooking. He attended Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, but learned how to cook from his mom. An outdoors-man, he is a master of the grill and at cooking game. His outdoor gear and... show more

Ethan Becker is the son of Marion Rombauer Becker and the grandson of Irma S. Rombauer, the original author of The Joy of Cooking. He attended Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, but learned how to cook from his mom. An outdoors-man, he is a master of the grill and at cooking game. His outdoor gear and survival and combat knives are sold internationally under the brand Becker Knife and Tool. Ethan and his wife, Susan, a writer, editor, and artist, live in East Tennessee at their home, Half Moon Ridge.
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 8 years ago
If you look on GoodReads under "Popular Cookbooks Books" (sic) the Joy of Cooking is right at the top. It's reputably the go to cookbook, a "teaching" cookbook for those who don't just burn toast, they're capable of burning water. I'm not that bad, but neither am I a gourmet---I could use some teach...
Our Intrepid Heroine
Our Intrepid Heroine rated it 9 years ago
This was an elementary canning guide, and it looks fairly sufficient. I hope to try a few of these recipes, and if they are delicious, I might go back and add a star.
tinad
tinad rated it 10 years ago
I use this one all the time, on everything from salads to pancakes to chicken dishes. Grilled or roasted, the Joy of Cooking is always there for me.
SilverPen
SilverPen rated it 12 years ago
All good kitchen require this book. The older verions are better, but you can't find those to buy mostly, they are passed down in familys beacuse they are just so useful. But this version is still good. Although it reduses the fat in everything and has fewer good recipes for bread that don't requ...
BiblioSquirrell
BiblioSquirrell rated it 21 years ago
This is a must-have if one has even the slightest inclination to cook. Period. No ifs, ands, or buts.
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