The Pot and How to Use It

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The Pot and How to Use It

The Mystery and Romance of the Rice Cooker

By Roger Ebert; Yvonne Nienstadt (Foreword by); Anna Thomas (Introduction by)

Andrews McMeel Publishing, Paperback, 9780740791420, 111pp.

Publication Date: September 21, 2010

Description
In The Pot and How to Use It, Roger Eberta Pulitzer Prizea winning film critic, admitted a competent cook, a and long-time electric rice cooker enthusiasta gives readers a charming, practical guide to this handy and often-overlooked kitchen appliance.While The Pot and How to Use It contains numerous and surprisingly varied recipes for electric rice cookers, it is much more than a cookbook. Originating from a blog entry on Rogera's popular Web site, the book also includes readersa comments and recipes alongside Rogera's own wry insights and observations on why and how we cook.With an introduction by vegetarian cookbook author Anna Thomas and expert assistance from recipe consultant and nutritionist Yvonne Nienstadt, The Pot and How to Use It is perfect for fans of Rogera's superb writing, as well as anyone looking to incorporate the convenience and versatility of electric rice cookers into his or her kitchen repertoire.Roger Ebert has been all over the news recently. An in-depth interview in Esquire in February 2010 revealed how drastically Eberta's life has changed since his recovery from life-threatening surgery in which he lost his ability to eat, drink, and talk. He also appeared on Oprah, telling even more of his love of life and debuting his computer generated voice, made up of clips from old TV shows and DVD reviews.
In "The Pot and How to Use It," Roger Ebert--Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, admitted "competent cook," and long-time electric rice cooker enthusiast--gives readers a charming, practical guide to this handy and often-overlooked kitchen appliance.
While "The Pot and How to Use It" contains numerous and surprisingly varied recipes for electric rice cookers, it is much more than a cookbook. Originating from a blog entry on Roger's popular Web site, the book also includes readers' comments and recipes alongside Roger's own discerning insights and observations on why and how we cook.
With an introduction by vegetarian cookbook author Anna Thomas and expert assistance from recipe consultant and nutritionist Yvonne Nienstadt, "The Pot and How to Use It" is perfect for fans of Roger's superb writing, as well as anyone looking to incorporate the convenience and versatility of electric rice cookers into his or her kitchen repertoire.


About the Author
Roger Ebert (1942-2013) was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times for more than forty years. In 1975 he became the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize. That same year he teamed up with his rival critic, Gene Siskel of the Chicago Tribune, to host a movie review program on public television. Sneak Previews became the most popular entertainment program on the PBS network and gave Ebert a nationwide audience. He is the author of numerous books on film including Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert, the Great Movies essay collections, and a memoir, Life Itself.



Anna Thomas wrote The Vegetarian Epicure in 1973, which transformed the landscape of American cooking. She is the author, most recently, of the James Beard Award winning cookbook Love Soup. She lives in Los Angeles and Ojai, California.