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Bon Appetit: Fast & Easy Quick Recipes for Busy Cooks
Bon Appetit Fast Easy Quick Recipes for Busy Cooks Author:Bon Appetit Next to their love of good food, readers of Bon Appetit seem to share one characteristic: They lead busy, active lives, and are always on the lookout for ways to put a delicious, nourishing, home-cooked meal on the table in next to no time. — Not surprisingly, then, some of the most popular departments and features in the magazine are those that ... more »present recipes that are fast and easy to prepare. Almost since the beginning of Bon Appetit, our "Too Busy to Cook?" department has attracted a steady stream of contributions from readers eager to share their own creative solutions to cooking and entertaining when time in the kitchen is limited. We, of course, test those submissions that impress or intrigue us, and present our favorites each month. Still other fast and easy recipes are submitted by readers to our "Cook's Exchange." And then, naturally, there are the articles and recipes written by our staff and regular professional contributors, who themselves are working in the hectic dual worlds of publishing and food find precious few hours left to cook for their families and friends. Many of the dishes they create are born of necessity, giving them the opportunity to literally practice what they preach in our pages.
Recipes from all these many sources -- faithful, enthusiastic readers and talented, hard-working staff alike -- have been gathered together in this special Fast & Easy collection. On the following pages, you'll find dozens upon dozens of recipes for quick, easy-to-prepare dishes, divided into separate chapters on appetizers and beverages; soups; salads; main courses; pasta, pizza and sandwiches; side dishes and breads; and desserts. Scattered among them, you'll also find some hints taken from the pages of our Bon Vivant department, suggesting commercial products we've tried and tested that can make your meals even faster to prepare and more delicious still. Our goal here, as it has always been, is to help bring the pleasures of the table to your home. In that spirit, we offer you the traditional salutation heard whenever good food is cooked and shared, no matter how quickly or easily: Bon Appetit!« less