The Bon Appetit Cookbook: Fast Easy Fresh

by Barbara Fairchild

John Wiley & Sons | February 11, 2011 | Hardcover

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From the world''s most trusted cooking experts, 1,100 great recipes to get weeknight dinners on the table fast

Inspired by the popular "Fast Easy Fresh" feature in Bon Appetit and written in the user-friendly, approachable style so familiar to the magazine''s 6 million readers, this cookbook is a must for people who want everyday dinners that are quick, delicious, and contemporary. These are not the old-fashioned, lackluster choices found in most 30-minute cookbooks and cooking shows. The Bon Appetit Fast Easy Fresh Cookbook is all about ease, speed-and taste. There are 1,100 exciting, flavorful recipes, with dishes that take a fun, modern spin like Arugula Salad with Olives, Pancetta, and Parmesan; Roasted Garlic Beef Stew; Linguine with Winter Pesto; Shrimp with Ginger-Herb Butter; Grilled Steak with Fresh Garden Herbs; and Peach Pie with Berry Jam. All of the recipes are simple enough for weeknights, but with their focus on fresh ingredients and vibrant flavors, they''re really special enough for weekends, too.

Illustrated throughout with handsome line drawings and 32 pages of beautiful new color photographs, this collection of favorite Bon Appetit recipes is sure to quickly become the go-to resource for home cooks everywhere, whether they''re beginners or simply looking to stay on top of their game. For everyone who''s eager to make truly satisfying and delicious meals-without spending a lot of time in the kitchen-this is the cookbook to reach for every night of the week.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 832 pages, 9.6 × 8.3 × 2.2 in

Published: February 11, 2011

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470226307

ISBN - 13: 9780470226308

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The Bon Appetit Cookbook: Fast Easy Fresh

by Barbara Fairchild

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 832 pages, 9.6 × 8.3 × 2.2 in

Published: February 11, 2011

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470226307

ISBN - 13: 9780470226308

About the Book

Full of fresh, delicious recipes that are fast enough for a weeknight, special enough for a weekend. Bon Appetit makes it easy to find just the right recipe and pull it together in no time at all.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. The Bon App,tit Shopping Guide.

2. Quick Starters.

3. Chilies, Stews, and Soups.

4. Salads.

5. Sandwiches, Burgers, and Pizza.

6. Pasta and Rice.

7. Chicken and More Poultry.

8. Salmon and More Fish.

9. Shrimp and More Shellfish.

10. Beef, Pork, and Lamb.

11. Potatoes, Grains, and Beans.

12. Vegetables.

13. Breakfast and Brunch.

14. Quick Breads.

15. Granitas, Sorbets, Ice Cream, and Frozen Desserts.

16. Cookies & Brownies, Pies & Tarts, and Easy Cakes.

17. Custards, Puddings, and Fruit Desserts.

18. Drinks.

From the Publisher

From the world''s most trusted cooking experts, 1,100 great recipes to get weeknight dinners on the table fast

Inspired by the popular "Fast Easy Fresh" feature in Bon Appetit and written in the user-friendly, approachable style so familiar to the magazine''s 6 million readers, this cookbook is a must for people who want everyday dinners that are quick, delicious, and contemporary. These are not the old-fashioned, lackluster choices found in most 30-minute cookbooks and cooking shows. The Bon Appetit Fast Easy Fresh Cookbook is all about ease, speed-and taste. There are 1,100 exciting, flavorful recipes, with dishes that take a fun, modern spin like Arugula Salad with Olives, Pancetta, and Parmesan; Roasted Garlic Beef Stew; Linguine with Winter Pesto; Shrimp with Ginger-Herb Butter; Grilled Steak with Fresh Garden Herbs; and Peach Pie with Berry Jam. All of the recipes are simple enough for weeknights, but with their focus on fresh ingredients and vibrant flavors, they''re really special enough for weekends, too.

Illustrated throughout with handsome line drawings and 32 pages of beautiful new color photographs, this collection of favorite Bon Appetit recipes is sure to quickly become the go-to resource for home cooks everywhere, whether they''re beginners or simply looking to stay on top of their game. For everyone who''s eager to make truly satisfying and delicious meals-without spending a lot of time in the kitchen-this is the cookbook to reach for every night of the week.

From the Jacket

Full of fresh, delicious recipes that are fast enough for a weeknight, special enough for a weekend. Bon Appétit makes it easy to find just the right recipe and pull it together in no time at all.

About the Author

BARBARA FAIRCHILD was Editor in Chief of Bon Appetit magazine for ten years. She is a frequent guest on radio and television programs about food, restaurants, travel, and popular culture, and has been recognized by the James Beard Foundation''s "Who''s Who of Food and Beverage in America." She is also the author of the bestselling Bon Appetit Cookbook.
BARBARA FAIRCHILD was Editor in Chief of Bon Appetit magazine for ten years. She is a frequent guest on radio and television programs about food, restaurants, travel, and popular culture, and has been recognized by the James Beard Foundation''s "Who''s Who of Food and Beverage in America." She is also the author of the bestselling Bon Appetit Cookbook.

Editorial Reviews

This follow-up to The Bon Appétit Cookbook presents hundreds of quick and simple recipes from the magazine''s popular "Fast Easy Fresh" feature. An introductory "Shopping Guide" covers buying and storing produce, meat, and fish, and dozens of sidebars and boxes provide more information on ingredients and techniques. The recipes, inspired by a wide range of cuisines, include make-ahead guidelines whenever possible, and headnotes offer serving suggestions and variations. Sure to appeal to any busy cook as well as the magazine''s numerous fans, this is highly recommended. ( School Library Journal , September 15, 2008) Culled from Bon Appetit magazine''s "Fast, Fresh, Easy" column, this recipe compendium is one of the largest available for those who love to cook and eat well but lack time on weeknights to make dishes that require hours to prepare. Although Fairchild forgoes estimates of how long each dish may take to make, and a number of entries may not qualify as "fast" for some cooks, especially beginners, the recipes are generally simple, if not foolproof, and cover a vast territory of cuisines. Ingredient lists are short, seldom running over 10 items and rely on the use of the freshest, finest foods available; a helpful shopping guide at the beginning is a welcome aid to those not yet versed in the ingredients'' seasonality or optimal appearance. Similarly, a wealth of boxed hints and tips offer an extra level of help to get people cooking confidently. Even if the "fast" and
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