Last-Minute Kitchen Secrets

Last-Minute Kitchen Secrets
Last-Minute Kitchen Secrets

Last-Minute Kitchen Secrets

128 Ingenious Tips to Survive Lumpy Gravy, Wilted Lettuce, Crumbling Cake, and Other Cooking Disasters
By Joey Green


240 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

Trade Paper, $16.99 (CA $22.99) (US $16.99)

ISBN 9780912777580

Rights: US, CA & MX

Chicago Review Press (Aug 2018)


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Bestselling author Joey Green takes on how to survive disasters in your kitchen
   Your guests are arriving in a half hour, and your dinner has taken a turn for the worse. The lettuce has wilted, the gravy's lumpy, and the pie crust has burned! Time for takeout? Not if you have Joey Green's Last-Minute Kitchen Secrets. This book contains more than a hundred helpful hacks to avoid and salvage cooking disasters, store and prepare ingredients, keep appliances running smoothly, and clean cookware. These simple, ingenious tips may sound quirky at first, but they really do work.    The book also includes food-based folk remedies, sidebars with fascinating kitchen trivia, and unconventional recipes. Dishwasher salmon anyone?


"Beginning cooks often despair when recipes fail or foods burn. Versatile Green…comes to the rescue with hundreds of tips to overcome just about any sort of kitchen disaster, from a missing ingredient to wilted greens…Even experienced home chefs may find new insight here."—Booklist  

Author Biography

Joey Green is the author of more than 50 books, including Last-Minute Survival Secrets, Last-Minute Travel Secrets, The Electric Pickle, and Vacation on Location: Midwest. He has written for Rolling Stone, National Lampoon, Time, and more. He lives in Los Angeles, California.