You don’t need a kitchen brigade, decades-honed skills, or expensive ingredients to cook and eat like master chef Jacques Pépin. Just like the rest of us, he doesn’t always have as much time or energy as he’d like to put together a satisfying meal. So, he came up with Jacques Pépin Quick & Simple, 250 recipes for surprisingly achievable, impressive fare.
Featuring recipes for every course, with tips for kitchen tools and equipment, pantry staples, and techniques to simplify and improve every dish you make, this foundational, classic collection is essential for every busy home cook who refuses to compromise when it comes to food. Dine on the Braised Short Ribs in Red Wine Sauce that Jacques is proud to serve, prepared in under an hour. Or, for lighter fare, Suprêmes of Chicken with Paprika comes together in under thirty minutes.
The winner of sixteen James Beard Awards and author of twenty-nine cookbooks, including A Grandfather's Lessons, Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen, and Essential Pépin, Jacques Pépin has starred in twelve acclaimed PBS cooking series. He was awarded France's highest distinction, the Legion of Honor.
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