Craig Claiborne's Kitchen Primer Author:Craig Claiborne No jacket or back cover description.
Front page of the book gives this description:
A basic cookbook that leads the beginner from here to there in the kitchen with illustrations to show essential equipment and techniques...Having recipes throughout that put into practice the fundamentals of good cookery.
I have had this book for years and it was very handy to get little details about everything you want to know, carving, menus,recipes, supplies and cooking equipment. If you are a novice and want to really get into it, this is a good book for you.