Do you want to eat really well - not just once in a while, but all the time - yet you don't know where to begin? Are you tired of pizza, much as you like it, and broke from buying take-out? Do you love good food - the straightforward homemade kind - but feel challenged to set up a kitchen, shop for decent groceries, and tap into a few basic skills that can put a simple roast chicken or vegetarian casserole on your dinner table? If your answers to these questions are 'yes,' then "Get Cooking" is for you. "Get Cooking" is the first in a series of cookbooks for beginners of all ages from Mollie Katzen, the bestselling author of "The Moosewood Cookbook" and "The Enchanted Broccoli Forest". Here are 125 foolproof, basic recipes for soups, homemade pasta, roast chicken, burgers, vegan specialities, chocolate chip cookies - and more - that anyone can enjoy making, no matter how inexperienced in the kitchen.