The Short-Cut Cook by Jacques Pepin

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review



Master chef Jacques Pepin offers nearly 250 recipes for easy, elegant dishes that don't require major time or attention. Includes recipes for hardy, one-pot dishes, homemade stples and salad dressings in bulk, great desserts, fabulous pizzas, and truly creative ideas for leftovers in the best French style. Illustrated.

About Jacques Pepin

See more books from this Author
Jacques Pépin has published 26 cookbooks and hosted 12 public television cooking series. One of the best-known culinary teachers in the world, he's earned a place in the James Beard Foundation's Cookbook Hall of Fame, captured the foundation's Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America award, been recognized for Best TV Cooking Segment and Best Culinary Video, and earned the foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. Chef Jacques won a daytime Emmy award for a television show he co-hosted with Julia Child and is among an elite group that has received the Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and Chevalier de L'Ordre du Mérite Agricole, two of the highest honors bestowed by the French government. The founder of the American Institute of Wine and Food, he shares his knowledge through teaching at The French Culinary Institute. A former columnist for The New York Times, Jacques writes a quarterly column for Food & Wine. He also participates regularly in that magazine’s Food & Wine Classic in Aspen and at other culinary festivals and fund-raising events worldwide. He lives with his wife in Madison, CT.
Published November 1, 1990 by William Morrow & Co. 283 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Cooking. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for The Short-Cut Cook

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

With the dubiously applicable justification that ""In France it is quite common for even great home cooks to buy certain prepared foods,"" Pepin offers here some perfectly good but not uncommon simple dishes (grilled pork chops with rosemary;

Nov 16 1990 | Read Full Review of The Short-Cut Cook

Reader Rating for The Short-Cut Cook

An aggregated and normalized score based on 5 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review