Synopses & Reviews
America’s most popular cooking and entertaining magazine goes back to the basics with more than 175 recipes for simple, satisfying dishes guaranteed to evoke the sheer pleasure of cooking. From eggs to salads to vegetables to side dishes to meats—and, of course, every kind of delectable dessert — each chapter in Bon Appétit: Keep It Simple offers classic recipes, followed by exciting variations. You’ll find hints on how to streamline the preparation process, advice on buying the right equipment, and step-by-step instructions that show you the right way to beat egg whites for a soufflé, degrease a pot of stock, or caramelize crème brûlée. Designed for cooks of all levels and illustrated with beautiful color photography, Bon Appétit: Keep It Simple offers recipes like Wild Mushroom Risotto; Garlic, White Cheddar, and Chipotle Mashed Potatoes; Roast Beef with Root Vegetables; Peppery Fried Chicken; Peach-Pecan Ice Cream Pie with Caramel Sauce; and Sour Lemon Bars. And in addition to the scrumptious recipes, there are tips and techniques even the most accomplished cook can appreciate, whether it’s a refresher course on folding the perfect omelet or a review of the different rises for yeast breads.