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Judith Jones
Judith Jones is Senior Editor and Vice President at Alfred A. Knopf. She joined the company in 1957 as an editor working primarily on translations of French writers such as Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre. She had worked before that for Doubleday, first in New York and then in Paris, where she... show more

Judith Jones is Senior Editor and Vice President at Alfred A. Knopf. She joined the company in 1957 as an editor working primarily on translations of French writers such as Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre. She had worked before that for Doubleday, first in New York and then in Paris, where she was responsible for reading and recommending The Diary of Anne Frank. In addition to her literary authors, she has been particularly interested in developing a list of first-rate cookbook writers; her authors have included Julia Child (Judith published Julia's first book and was her editor ever after), Lidia Bastianich, James Beard, Marion Cunningham, Rosie Daley, Marcella Hazan, Madhur Jaffrey, Edna Lewis, Scott Peacock, Joan Nathan, Jacques Pépin, Claudia Roden, and Nina Simonds. She is the coauthor with Evan Jones (her late husband) of two books: The Book of Bread: Knead It, Punch It, Bake It! (for children); and The Book of New New England Cookery. She also collaborated with Angus Cameron on The L.L. Bean Game and Fish Cookbook. Recently, she has contributed to Vogue, Saveur, and Gourmet magazines. In 2006, she was awarded the James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Mickey Ross and His Books
Mickey Ross and His Books rated it 5 years ago
This cookbook is different. Not just filled with recipes, it is filled with a lifestyle of kindness, time and wisdom in the kitchen. As a single person who is tired of consuming plain cooked foods that wants a bit more spice in life. This is a small book that I will return to on those grey filled da...
Barbara1951
Barbara1951 rated it 49 years ago
A nice little book; probably wonderful for those who are beginning to cook for an individual. As one who has cooked for myself for more than 30 years, it's not "new" but I did copy out three simple recipes--e.g., for how to fix soft-shelled crabs.
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