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Stuff Every Cook Should Know

Expert cooking tips and timeless kitchen wisdom make this culinary how-to handbook a must-have for home cooks of all skill levels.

 

You don’t need expensive gadgets, cutting-edge cutlery, or a rack of exotic spices to be a great cook. You just need the timeless wisdom found in Stuff Every Cook Should Know. You’ll learn

 

  1. How to Care for Cast Iron
  2. How to Sharpen a Knife
  3. How to Reduce Waste
  4. How to Make Meals Ahead

 

Plus measurement conversions, kitchen organizing tips, basic knife cuts, how to stop onions from making you cry, and much more. Now you’re cooking!

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Stuff Every Golfer Should Know

This little book teaches everything you’ll need to get your golf lifestyle up to par.

Discover:

• How to Calculate Your Handicap
• How to Play in the Rain
• How to Keep Fit for Golfing
• Games to Play within the Game
• The Best Golf Travel Destinations

Plus tricks for reading the green, tips for playing in the wind, a guide to course etiquette, advice on golfing with kids, and much more!

Brian Bertoldo is a writer and avid golfer living in Salem, Massachusetts.

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Stuff Every College Student Should Know

From the best-selling series of how-to guides comes Stuff Every College Student Should Know, the ultimate reference for every part of campus life. Packed with tips, tricks, and handy lists, the book gives college kids the lowdown on everything from pulling all-nighters to navigating dorm room drama to actually doing their own laundry. Covering everything from move-in day to graduation, this pocket-size handbook is the perfect gift for high-school seniors . . . because textbooks can teach you only so much. 

BLAIR THORNBURGH is a graduate of the University of Chicago, where she earned a B.A. in medieval studies and delivered a pretty good commencement speech. She lives in Philadelphia. 

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Quotes Every Man Should Know

The perfect companion to Stuff Every Man Should Know and Jokes Every Man Should Know, Quotes Every Man Should Know is chock full of aphorisms, bons mots, and universal truths for every occasion.

Filled with the wit of Winston Churchill, the insight of Aristotle, and the genius of George Carlin, this pocket-size companion is a thinking man’s arsenal of quotes, quips, and comebacks. Quotes Every Man Should Know offers in-depth investigations into “who said what,” counterquotes for common clichés, and tips for citing sayings without sounding stupid. Never be at a loss for words again!

NICK MAMATAS is the author of Insults Every Man Should Know (Quirk, 2010). His nonfiction has appeared in Razor, Village Voice, and In These Times. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Jokes Every Woman Should Know

This pocket-sized volume contains dozens of hilarious jokes, including The One about the Sneezing Virgin, The One about the Blind Man in the Nudist Colony, The One about the Tequila Diet, The One about the Buddhist in the Pizza Parlor, plus the ten worst pick-up lines, tips for delivering jokes, quotations from famous female comedians, a section of jokes for kids, and much, much more.

JENNIFER WORICK is the New York Times best-selling author of more than 25 books. She is also a publishing consultant and public speaker. Reader’s Digest named her one of the four funniest bloggers in America.

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Stuff Every American Should Know

A pocket-sized gift book packed with patriotic facts for ordinary Americans and history buffs alike.
 
This handbook is the perfect patriotic present for any engaged United States citizen. Who played the first game of baseball? What’s a bicameral congress? Where did Mount Rushmore come from? Who is Geronimo and why do we yell his name when we jump? Plus:

•  All about the Declaration of Independence
•  Ten Books Every American Should Read
•  Assassination Attempts on U.S. Presidents
•  The History of the Statue of Liberty
•  How to Bake the Perfect Apple Pie

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