What cookbook do you own that's been written by an engineer? Chances are...none, until now. Colleen Brethen, a project engineer, takes her attention to inventive solutions and combines it with her passion for food. What's the result? A collection of over 200 mouthwatering recipes written clearly and succinctly for the beginner, yet charmingly teasing for the experienced. And because of her analytical mind and attention to detail there are even instructions about the tools of the trade and the tips on using them efficiently. Who knew that 40 twists of the pepper grinder created 1 teaspoon of pepper?!