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St. Lynn's Press

Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

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This is a book about good food with heart: 80 easy-to-prepare comfort food recipes. What is it about comfort food...especially in stressful times. That's when food becomes more important to us than ever. We now know that certain foods can trigger the part of our brain that connects to pleasurable early memories: think of apple pie, mashed potatoes and butter, the smell of garlic and onions sizzling in olive oil... By early childhood we are imprinted with these sense and taste preferences.

For co-authors Chris Fennimore and Chef Daniel Ag era, their food memories started as children in their grandmothers' kitchens. Chris's Italian grandmother could make magic out of the simplest ingredients; Daniel's Spanish abuela taught him to cook from the heart. In this book, they showcase their families' best-loved comfort food traditions, along with American classics that should always have a place at the table. Test kitchen approved - with mouthwatering color photos for every recipe.

Author: Chris Fennimore, Daniel Aguera
Publisher: St. Lynn's Press
Published: 12/01/2017
Pages: 192
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.40lbs
Size: 8.00h x 8.30w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9781943366323

About the Author
Chris Fennimore is a popular figure on Pittsburgh's WQED public television. Since 1993 he has produced and hosted the series "QED Cooks," winning an Emmy and a James Beard Award along the way. He has produced, contributed to and edited more than 100 community cookbooks in WQED's "America's Homecooking Series," used in membership drives.

Daniel Agüera is a world-traveled chef - born in northern Spain to a restaurant family and now lives in Pittsburgh. He has a formal culinary education and long experience in restaurants (including his own), hotels, stadiums and large commercial food centers. His philosophy is "simple ingredients done well."

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