A book you'll turn to again and again, this encyclopedic volume celebrates the pleasures of cooking in all its forms. Among its more than 370 recipes are time-tested classics, fresh new favorites gleaned from restaurant menus, popular ethnic dishes customized for the home cook and dozens of breakfast and dessert choices. You'll also find inspiration for every occasion, from a fast weeknight supper to an elegant dinner. A reference section answers essential cooking questions, includes dozens of basic recipes, and provides measurement equivalents, ingredient substitutes, cooking charts and a glossary. Hardcover, 464 pages. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.