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DanM

Home Cooking with Jean-Georges

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This is turning out to be a great fall for cookbooks. First we had Ferran Adria and Heston Blumenthal releasing simple, family meal books, and now Jean-Georges Vongerichten has joined the game. Has anyone heard any early buzz on this book?

Edit to add... and it looks like Alain Ducasse will have a simple recipe book out next spring. I am really happy this trend of great chefs writing simple books is catching on.

Dan


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Are you talking about the English translation of Ducasse's book, Nature? That's sort of a different concept. There are already a couple of sort of home cooking books by Ducasse -- the one "with Sophie" and the older one that contrasts his cooking with Francoise Bernard's where each comments on the other's recipes.

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Hey, I just downloaded Jean-Georges' home cooking book on my Kindle (free from the library) and I'm really enjoying it. The recipes are interesting and accessible. Last night I made grilled chicken marinated in miso, lemon, rosemary, mint, garlic, chiles . . . Delicious, and it frankly had not occurred to me to mix rosemary'with miso. I have been downloading a lot of cookbooks (all from well-respected chefs) and Jean-Georges' is the only one I can see actually purchasing for my collection.

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