In the twenty-first century, we're in the middle of the next seismic shift in the way we eat - the takeout revolution! Cooking is no longer a survival skill. In five years, over 50 percent of the food brought to our tables will be prepared outside the home by complete strangers, whether purchased from a restaurant, deli counter, or grocery freezer. With this book, you'll learn the facts behind takeout and acquire the culinary skill-set of the future. Using takeout doesn't mean we're lazy or extravagant it s a sign of our progress as human beings.