The 4-Hour Chef – Samples from All Sections (Plus: $5 Amazon Gift Cards) 70 Comments
Thanksgiving 2011–Darya Pino of Summer Tomato, chowing down at my house. Food = Love.
I can’t wait for launch! Less than 48 hours away…
To whet your appetite, here are sample pages from every section of The 4-Hour Chef. The PDFs are far prettier (and from the book), but the blog posts may load faster:
Front Matter: (PDF, blog post)
Introduction: (PDF, blog post)
Meta-Learning: (PDF, blog post)
The Domestic: (PDF, blog post)
The Wild: (PDF, blog post)
The Scientist: (PDF, blog post)
The Professional: (PDF, blog post)
Want a $5 Amazon Gift Card?
Good news: if you already bought a print copy of The 4-Hour Chef, you’ll be getting a $5 Amazon Gift Card! This brings the effective cost from $21 down to $16. That’s more than 50% off the $35 cover price!
Until tomorrow (Monday, November 19th) at 11:59 p.m. PST, Amazon is offering a $5 gift card to anyone who orders the hardcover edition of The 4-Hour Chef. Find all the details, fine print, and naked pictures of me here. Just kidding on the naked pics.
Second Printing and Errata
“Errata” is a fancy way of saying corrections in a book or article. The 4-Hour Chef is going into a second printing, and here are a few screw-ups we caught and are fixing:
p. 472: Tanya Harding should be Tonya Harding
p. 500 (2nd to last line): eying should be eyeing
Under Technology, (left-hand column, second line from the bottom), the sentence should read “It has a surface that can be lowered to -30ºF.” Currently it reads “45ºF.
p. 573: Correct spelling of Liechtenstein in the shorthand recipes.
p. 606: In the quote attribution at the top of the page, correct the spelling of Rain Man–should be two words.
page 56: 12O+ lbs should be 120+lbs [changing the O to a zero]
page 192: The words “Pickup 13″ have been removed from image
page 534: 455 g to 454 g (in chart and in text)
page 538: 455 g to 454 g (in chart and in text)
Tonya Harding AND Rain Man in a cookbook? Oh, yes. Not to mention Calvin & Hobbes and Alessandra Ambrosio, too…
Posted on November 17th, 2012