“You’ll have no trouble finding your way around the Reluctant Gourmet — even if you get lost in your own kitchen. The “From a to z” section is a comprehensive glossary of terms ( “al dente,” “saffron,” and “Worcestershire sauce,” for example ), while the “Cooking Primer” has detailed explanations of basic techniques like roasting and braising.
The site also has recipes for beginning cooks that come from other beginners. These can be found in the appropriately titled “Novice to Novice Recipes” section. “