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The Can't Cook Book (with embedded videos)

Recipes for the Absolutely Terrified!

The Can’t Cook Book is for anyone terrified, worried, or stressed about cooking. It is also for anyone looking for easy meals to execute, made with just a few, easy-to-find ingredients. Filled with over 100 simple and healthy recipes, these dishes will inspire you with their ease (and your friends and family with their elegance). This edition also includes 25 original videos of Jessica demonstrating everything from how to neatly chop a clove of garlic to how to determine when fish is done, providing readers a truly multimedia experience.

Photograph by John Kernick

Jessica Seinfeld is the author of three New York Times bestselling cookbooks: Deceptively DeliciousDouble Delicious, and The Can’t Cook Book, as well as the acclaimed cookbook Food Swings. Jessica is also the President and Founder of the Good+ Foundation, a leading national nonprofit that works to dismantle multi-generational poverty by pairing tangible goods with innovative services for low-income fathers, mothers, and caregivers, creating an upward trajectory for the whole family. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, their three children, two dachshunds, and two cats.

"Offers step-by-step how-to's (often supplemented with online videos), clear instructions, and constant encouragement...this nonjudgmental beginners' cookbook is a great choice for teens, college students, and young professionals and families. Highly recommended."

– Library Journal

"With her encouraging attitude, Seinfeld is a cheerleader for beginners and has created an inviting primer designed to end kitchen phobia."

– Publishers Weekly