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A New York Times bestseller

250 of master chef Jacques P pin's classic and timeless recipes for unexpectedly polished and satisfying meals with minimal prep and cleanup

You don't need a kitchen brigade, decades-honed skills, or expensive ingredients to cook and eat like master chef Jacques P pin. 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 P pin Quick & Simple, 250 recipes for surprisingly achievable, impressive fare. Covering homemade staples and 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 eat poorly. Dine on the Braised Short Ribs in Red Wine Sauce that Jacques is proud to serve, prepared in under an hour. Or, for healthier fare, Supr mes of Chicken with Paprika comes together in under thirty minutes. Originally published as The Short-Cut Cook, this revised edition is a testament to Jacques' timeless food and advice, and now includes beautiful photographs.


  • ISBN-13: 9780358352556
  • ISBN-10: 035835255X
  • Publisher: Harvest Publications
  • Publish Date: October 2020
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 7.5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Page Count: 384

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