Synopses & Reviews
You can always tell a Bon Apptit recipe: It's a sophisticated twist on a beloved classic, and it's easy to make...our goal is to give you the cumulative expertise of Bon Apptit, with more than 1,200 recipes that will be delicious, first time out. Barbara Fairchild
First launched in 1956, Bon Apptit is Americas favorite and most widely read food and entertaining magazine, with a circulation of 1.3 million. Now, for the first time, The Bon Apptit Cookbook brings together more than 1,200 of the magazines all-time best-loved recipes for every meal and occasion. The book is accessible and user-friendly -- just like the magazine -- and includes clear explanations and exclusive tips from the Bon Apptit test kitchen, along with 59 detailed illustrations of ingredients and techniques.
The recipes have been skillfully selected to represent the very best of the magazines sophisticated, foolproof style: easy-to-make dishes that incorporate a variety of regional and international influences -- recipes that are delicious the first time out. From Cajun-Grilled Shrimp to Artichoke and Mushroom Lasagna to Hot and Sticky Apricot-Glazed Chicken to Molasses Chewies with Brown Sugar Glaze, there are dishes that will tempt every palate. Complete with a gorgeous 32-page color insert and a simple yet elegant design throughout, The Bon Apptit Cookbook is a must for those who truly love to make and enjoy great food.
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.