The Short-cut Cook: Make Simple Meals with Surprisingly Little Effort

Paperback | September 27, 2001

byJacques Pepin

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Jacques Pépin, America's favorite French chef, makes your cooking easier with 150 timesaving recipes.

  • Make crackers by spritzing wonton wrappers with oil and bake until golden.
  • Use frozen butternut squash for quick soup.
  • Freeze salmon and cream cheese appetizer rollups for easy slicing.
  • Prepare cheese straws appetizers with frozen puff pastry.
  • Need an elegant entrée in record time?
    Sauté pork cutlets with prunes and steak sauce.
  • Spoon a rich-tasting sauce of wine, ketchup, and mustard over grilled steak
  • Mix melted chocolate with whipped cream for quick chocolate mousse.
  • Fill a store-bought, hollowed-out pound cake with quick food processor lemon buttercream.

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Jacques Pépin, America's favorite French chef, makes your cooking easier with 150 timesaving recipes.Make crackers by spritzing wonton wrappers with oil and bake until golden.Use frozen butternut squash for quick soup.Freeze salmon and cream cheese appetizer rollups for easy slicing.Prepare cheese straws appetizers with frozen puff pas...

Jacques P?pin is the celebrated host of award-winning cooking shows on national public television, master chef, food columnist, cooking teacher, and author of nineteen cookbooks. Jacques is the dean of special programs at the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan and an adjunct faculty member at Boston University.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:September 27, 2001Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060936924

ISBN - 13:9780060936921

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“With his usual flair, Pépin has come up with dishes undemanding enough to suit the busiest cook, elegant enough for company.” (—Library Journal)