Find Your Next Favorite Book
Save up to $6
Our Money-Back Guarantee

ISBN: 0020098014 / ISBN-13: 9780020098010

The Curious Cook: More Kitchen Science and Lore

by

In this follow-up to the award-winning On Food and Cooking, McGee continues to put into plain English for home cooks what scientists have discovered ... Show synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $37.89
Collectible from  $6.32

Change currency
  • The Curious Cook: More Kitchen Science and Lore (John Wiley & Sons) – Trade paperback (1992)
    by Harold J McGee

    The Curious Cook: More Kitchen Science and Lore

    Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons
    1992
    English
    352 pages

    ISBN: 0020098014
    ISBN-13: 9780020098010

    When Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking was published in 1984, it proved to be one of the sleepers of the year, eventually going through eight hardcover printings. It was hailed as a minor masterpiece" and reviewers around the world prasied McGee for writing the first book for the home cook that translated into plain English what scientist had discovered about our foods. Like why chefs beat eggs whites in copper bowls and why onions make us cry."

  • 1. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $0.99
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $15.96 (94%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    OH, USA

    Description: Good. Pages may have contain writing, highlighting or notes. May...

    Show details
  • 2. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $0.99
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $15.96 (94%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Fair

    Ships from:
    CA, USA

    Description: Acceptable. Book is in Acceptable condition: The item is fairly...

    Show details
  • 3. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $1.89
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $15.06 (89%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    NY, USA

    Description: GOOD-Covers may show minor wear, binding may show very minor...

    Show details
  • 4. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $3.00
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $13.95 (82%)

    Add to Cart

    Description: Very good. Well kept, Unmarked, Solid, Cover has mild wear, A...

    Show details
  • 5. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $4.54
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $12.41 (73%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    TX, USA

    Description: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...

    Show details
  • 6. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $4.86
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $12.09 (71%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    TX, USA

    Description: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...

    Show details
  • 7. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $5.19
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $11.76 (69%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    KS, USA

    Description: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...

    Show details
  • 8. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $6.32
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $10.63 (63%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Fair

    Ships from:
    TX, USA

    Description: Fair. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return...

    Show details
  • 9. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $6.38
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $10.57 (62%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    TX, USA

    Description: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...

    Show details
  • 10. Trade paperback, John Wiley & Sons, 1992

    $8.48
    List price: $16.95
    You save: $8.47 (50%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    TX, USA

    Description: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...

    Show details

Reviews of The Curious Cook: More Kitchen Science and Lore

Overall customer rating: 5.000
Bobbob

Science in the Kitchen

by Bobbob on Dec 31, 2009

This is a much more accessible and fun read than McGee's magnum opus "On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen."

Love it or hate it? Review it now

Discussions about The Curious Cook: More Kitchen Science and Lore

WoundedEgo

Food Science video blog

http://www.onnetworks.com/videos/food-science

1 reply »
Last: 2011-06-09 09:39:37.54
Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Subjects related to The Curious Cook: More Kitchen Science and Lore

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!