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Cal Peternell

  • Almonds, Anchovies, and Pancetta: A Vegetarian Cookbook, Kind Of
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Vegetables
    • ISBN: 9780062747433 Hardcover (United States) 9/25/2018
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  • Almonds, Anchovies, and Pancetta: A Vegetarian Cookbook, Kind Of
    • Categories: Vegetables; Restaurants & celebrity chefs; American
    • ISBN: 9780062747440 eBook (United States) 9/24/2018
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  • Burnt Toast and Other Disasters: A Book of Heroic Hacks, Fabulous Fixes, and Secret Sauces
    • Categories: Food writing, styling & photography; American
    • ISBN: 9780062986740 Hardcover (United States) 9/21/2021
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  • A Recipe for Cooking
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Entertaining & parties; Seasonal; American
    • ISBN: 9780062427861 Hardcover (United States) 10/25/2016
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  • A Recipe for Cooking
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Entertaining & parties; Seasonal; American
    • ISBN: 9780062427878 eBook (United States) 10/24/2016
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  • Twelve Recipes
    • Categories: Beginners & how-to; Restaurants & celebrity chefs; EYB Pick - USA
    • ISBN: 9780062270306 Hardcover (United States) 10/21/2014
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  • Twelve Recipes
    • Categories: Beginners & how-to; Restaurants & celebrity chefs; EYB Pick - USA
    • ISBN: 9780062270313 eBook (United States) 10/21/2014
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Reviews by Cal Peternell

Biography

Cal Peternell is the author of Almonds, Anchovies, and Pancetta, A Recipe for Cooking, and the New York Times bestseller and IACP Award–winning Twelve Recipes. He grew up on a small farm in New Jersey and earned a BFA in painting from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, then was inspired to pursue a cooking career while living in Italy with his wife, the artist Kathleen Henderson. After working at various acclaimed restaurants in Boston and San Francisco, he began a nearly twenty-two-year stint as the chef at Chez Panisse, first in the café and then the downstairs restaurant. Cal’s culinary-education podcast, Cooking by Ear, launched in 2018. Cal and Kathleen have three sons and live in the Bay Area.