From the author of Mix it Up! and Grill Pan Cookbook, cookware and appliance expert Jam?e Ruth tackles the various cookware shapes, sizes, and materials found in the average basic cookware set. Perfect for newlyweds, high school and college grads, and for those just moving into a new apartment, this handy cookbook gives all the tips, techniques, and recipes anyone needs to get cooking with that new sauce pan or skillet. Including descriptions and uses for more unusual pans like the fish poacher or pasta pentola, The Cookware Cookbook offers 60 recipes, specifically developed to teach readers how best to use the wide variety of pots and pans available to today's home cooks. So you can stop using that roasting pan to steam asparagus and discover how fun and easy cooking can be when you use the right pan for the right job.