Make a quick home-cooked meal tonight! Ziti with Creamy Gorgonzola Sauce. Shrimp Marinara. Broiled or Grilled Chicken with Pesto. Stir-Fried Spicy Beef with Basil. With "How to Cook Everything[trademark]: Quick Cooking", great-tasting, satisfying dishes like these can be made in 30 minutes or less! Mark Bittman, the award-winning author of the bestselling kitchen classic "How to Cook Everything[trademark]", shares his favorite simple - and infinitely flexible-quick recipes. You'll be able to prepare family-pleasing everyday meals, spur-of-the-moment dinners for friends, even special-occasion feasts.To inspire you and help you plan your meals, you'll find Bittman's straight talk on cooking and special features, including: creative recipe variations and ideas; tips for shopping, preparing, and cooking the recipes; illustrations to demystify trickier techniques; menu suggestions for a weeknight family dinner classic, an elegant dinner party, and more; and, at-a-glance icons highlighting recipes done in 20 minutes or less.