The Bon Appetit Cookbook: Fast Easy Fresh

by Barbara Fairchild

ISBN-10: 0470226307
ISBN-13: 9780470226308
Region: USA
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: September, 2008
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About The Bon Appetit Cookbook: Fast Easy Fresh

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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. (

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About Barbara Fairchild

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Barbara Fairchild joined Bon Appétit in 1978 as an editorial assistant, and after rising through the ranks, was promoted to Editor-in-Chief in June 2000.

A prominent leader in the epicurean world, Ms. Fairchild was inducted into the James Beard Foundation’s “Who’s Who in American Food and Beverage” in May 2000. She is a member of over a dozen professional organizations (including the American Society of Magazine Editors) and devotes time to charities such as the Jonsson Cancer Center at UCLA, Careers Through Culinary Arts Program, the Los Angeles Library Council, and the Motion Picture & Television Fund. Ms. Fairchild has also had a long association with The James Beard Foundation. Frequent television appearances include NBC’s Today Show and Dateline NBC, CNN, Food Network (Iron Chef America, The Next Food Network Star, and America’s Top Restaurants, among others), Fine Living Network and A&E’s Biography.

During Ms. Fairchild’s tenure as Editor-in-Chief, Bon Appétit has been honored with three James Beard Awards, two VisitBritain Travel Writing Awards, aVisitScotland Travel Journalism Award and the Society of American Travel Writers’ Lowell Thomas Award for Outstanding Travel Writing. The highly successful “The Bon Appétit Cookbook,” released in the fall of 2006, was named one of the top books of the year by Publishers Weekly and

Barbara Fairchild divides her time between the Bon Appétit offices in New York and Los Angeles, where the magazine’s editorial staff is based. (

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