The Joy of Cooking 2.0

The Joy of Cooking 2.0 PC MAC CD learn to cook meal, culinary recipes, menu plan 



Simon & Schuster 



The #1 New York Times Bestseller

Whether it's an everyday meal or a holiday feast Joy of Cooking CD-ROM has everything you need to plan and prepare with the skill of a culinary expert. Filled with 2,500 recipes, 1,500 articles and 900 illustrations, Joy of Cooking combines more than 60 years of great recipes and easy-to-follow instructions with the power of your home computer. With Joy of Cooking CD-ROM, great meals just became a whole lot easier.

Powerful, Interactive Features:

-Menu Planner: Work from 55 sample menus or assemble your own combinations of recipes.

-Shopping Lists: Combine ingredients from multiple recipes, or an entire menu, conveniently sorting them according to common supermarket sections.

-Techniques: 100 illustrated, step-by-step techniques that every cook should know.

-Scaling: Set the number of servings and the program automatically recalculates the recipe.

-Print: Print recipes full-page or index card size, even print convenient shopping lists.

-Weblink: An integrated web browser connects you directly tot he Joy of Cooking web site.

-A Powerful, Custom-Built Recipe Database: Quickly and easily find the perfect recipe, searching by:




Preparation Time

Cooking Method

Health and Vegetarian

-Compatible with the Palm Handheld: Export your shopping lists, recipes and menus with the click of a button to your Palm Handheld or other compatible connected organizer.

Your Best preparation for Any Entertainment Occasion

From classic French sauces and zesty Mexican salsas, to traditional pound cakes and reduced-fat cheesecakes, Joy of Cooking CD-ROM combines the knowledge and passion of America's greatest cooks, and brings it home to you.

Palate-Pleasing Recipes

With 2,500 mouth-watering recipes, Joy of Cooking offers delicious appetizers, entrees, desserts, snacks and more. Unmatched in variety and quality, you will find recipes that are easy to prepare and pleasing to the palate.

Proven, Professional Tips

Browse through 100 illustrated, step-by-step cooking techniques, 1,500 articles, 900 illustrations and a glossary of 400 helpful definitions.

Convenient Shopping Lists

Once you've selected your meal or menu, Joy of Cooking CD-ROM combines all the ingredients into one convenient shopping list, even sorting it according to common supermarket sections.

Sophisticated Menu Planner

Our specially designed Menu Planner helps you create and organize delicious, well-balanced meals. Start from scratch, searching by course, or select from the 55 sample menus we've created.

Quick and Easy Recipe Selection

Find the perfect recipe for every occasion, searching by ingredients, course, cooking method, ethnicity, preparation time, health and more.

Add Your Own Recipes

Organize all of your recipes into Joy of Cooking CD-ROM. Flag your favorites, finding them instantly as you plan your meals and menus.

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