First we were hunter-gatherers. Then we were farmer-herders. And now, 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 The Takeout Cookbook, you ll learn the facts behind takeout and acquire the culinary skill-set of the future.