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101 Classic Cookbooks

501 Classic Recipes

101 Classic Cookbooks( )
Foreword by: Nestle, Marion
Contribution by: Jones, Judith
Fabricant, Florence
Waters, Alice
Publication Date:Nov 2012
Publisher:Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $69.99
Book Description:

Like a hall of fame for cookbooks, this is a food lover’s dream collection, featuring 501 recipes from favorite authors. Any cook will tell you that in every cookbook there are a handful of recipes that rise to the top—the earmarked and most-stained pages. In this marvelous collection, 501 of these signature recipes have been carefully selected from 101 great cookbooks of the twentieth century—beloved tomes passed down through generations. The list of masterworks was...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Cooking / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20.65 x 25.425 x 5.004 cm
Book Weight:2.191 Kilograms
Author Biography
Judith Bailey Jones was born in New York City on March 10, 1924. She received a degree in English from Bennington College in 1945. After three years as an editorial assistant with Doubleday in New York, she moved to Paris. While an editorial assistant with Doubleday in Paris in 1950, she was responsible for recommending The Diary of Anne Frank for publication.

She started working for Alfred A. Knopf in 1957 as an editor working on translations of French philosophers Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre. In 1960, she decided to publish Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle. Afterward, she edited culinary writers including James Beard, Joan Nathan, Jacques Pépin, and Lidia Bastianich. When she became vice president, Jones edited some of America's best novelists and nonfiction writers including John Updike, Anne Tyler, John Hersey, Elizabeth Bowen, Peter Taylor, and William Maxwell. She retired in 2013.

Jones also wrote books. Her books include My Life in Food, The Pleasures of Cooking for One, and The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food. She was the co-author of several books with her husband Evan Jones and Angus Cameron. In 2006, she received the James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award. She died from complications of Alzheimer's disease on August 2, 2017 at the age of 93.


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