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Encore with Claudine

by Jacques Pepin

Culinary impresario Jacques Pepin and his spirited daughter Claudine have returned to the kitchen to share their philosophy on food and its power to bring friends and family together in their new book, a companion book to the second season of their popular public television series. In this cookbook, Jacques uses more than 110 original recipes to teach Claudine lessons in econmy and resourcefulness, creativity and versatility. First and foremost, Jacques re-emphasizes his fundamental belief that cooking is fun. Encore with Claudine not only imparts Jacques' essential culinary wisdom, impeccable technique and exceptional originality, but encourages us to infuse our own creativity into our meals. His simple snacks, such as Pita Pizzas, to unforgettable entrees, such as Petits Filets Mignons of Port in Port Wine, will all make your mouth water.

Good Life Cooking
by Jacques Pepin

More healthy -- and tasty -- meals for today's chef. Pepin's ability to meld his classical French training with the needs of today's health-conscious cooks is a winning combination. Modern cuisine which is fun to prepare and even more enjoyable to eat.


Happy Cooking
by Jacques Pepin

More modern meals from the acknowledged master of delicious, healthy food. Today's chef will be able to prepare simple, satisfying meals with a minimum of fuss -- and have fun while doing it. Pepin's pointers along the way are a treasure trove of kitchen wisdom.


Jacques Pepin's Table
by Jacques Pepin

Flip through this lengthy tome and you're bound to get hungry. Thankfully, Jacques Pepin's recipes are so straightforward that you won't fret over preparing these dishes. A proponent of healthy, quick and economical meals in keeping with the reality of today's lifestyles, Pepin makes classic cuisine simple and delightful. You'll get a lot of tips and techniques along with over 300 recipes. Many of the drawings are by the chef himself.


Jacques Pepin's Simple and Healthy Cooking
by Jacques Pepin

The master of technique now turns his attention to simple, healthy fare, and he does not disappoint. This volume is a collection of over 200 of the chef's healthy (and delicious) recipes. Nutrition information is provided, and the book is lovingly illustrated by Pepin himself. Orange and raspberry souffles as health food? If Pepin says so, it is so.


La Technique
by Jacques Pepin

Basics, basics, basics. This is the undisputed practical guide to the fundamental techniques of cooking. In this book, you are provided with the simple yet essential secrets which will elevate you from amateur to true chef. Lots of good illustrations as well. Pepin has cooked for three French presidents -- rest assured, he can teach you a thing or two.


The Short-Cut Cook
by Jacques Pepin

You say you don't have hours to slave over a classis cassoulet? Relax. Jacques Pepin comes to the rescue with this book, which is chock-full of short-cuts for the chef. You'll learn how to minimize preparation and clean-up, use convenience and packaged foods without guilt and transform simple ingredients into stellar dishes. An essential addition to the bookshelf of every harried cook.


Today's Gourmet
by Jacques Pepin

What does today's chef (and diner) want? For starters, food that's delicious but also interesting, and hopefully, not too fattening. Jacques Pepin saves the day with an assortment of recipes that are low-fat, low-sodium and low-cal, delivered with panache.

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