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The Art of Simple Food
By Fritz Streiff (contributor), Alice Waters, Kelsie Kerr (contributor) and Patricia Curtan (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Clarkson Potter
Publication date October 2, 2007
Pages 405
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780307336798
ISBN-10 0307336794
Dimensions 1.25 by 8 by 9.50 in.
Weight 2.50 lbs.
Original list price $35.00
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From the renowned culinary innovator comes an innovative approach to simple cooking that reveals her emphasis on selecting seasonal, local, fresh, and sustainable foods; includes a series of lessons on the everyday principles and practices of good eating; and is accompanied by more than two hundred simple recipes that range from appetizers to desserts. 150,000 first printing. description: Product Description: Perhaps more responsible than anyone for the revolution in the way we eat, cook, and think about food, Alice Waters has “single-handedly chang[ed] the American palate” according to the New York Times. Her simple but inventive dishes focus on a passion for flavor and a reverence for locally produced, seasonal foods.

With an essential repertoire of timeless, approachable recipes chosen to enhance and showcase great ingredients, The Art of Simple Food is an indispensable resource for home cooks. Here you will find Alice’s philosophy on everything from stocking your kitchen, to mastering fundamentals and preparing delicious, seasonal inspired meals all year long. Always true to her philosophy that a perfect meal is one that’s balanced in texture, color, and flavor, Waters helps us embrace the seasons’ bounty and make the best choices when selecting ingredients. Fill your market basket with pristine produce, healthful grains, and responsibly raised meat, poultry, and seafood, then embark on a voyage of culinary rediscovery that reminds us that the most gratifying dish is often the least complex.

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With Kelsie Kerr (other contributor), Fritz Streiff (other contributor), Patricia Curtan (other contributor) | from Clarkson Potter (October 2, 2007); titled "The Art of Simple Food"
9780307336798 | details & prices | 405 pages | 8.00 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 2.50 lbs | List price $35.00
About: Reveals how to select seasonal, local, fresh, and sustainable foods; provides a series of lessons on everyday principles and practices of good eating; and presents more than two hundred recipes that range from appetizers to desserts.

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