Nothing Fancy: Recipes and Recollections of Soul-Satisfying Food (The William and Bettye Nowlin Series in Art, History, and Culture of the Western Hemisphere) by Diana Kennedy

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  • Lemon chicken

    • Avocet on December 31, 2021

      Made this with chicken thighs. Super easy and delicious. Increased the oregano and didn't need the water called for. Better to cook the thighs skin side up for the whole time.

  • Cactus salad (Ensalada de nopal)

    • mcvl on March 19, 2022

      It's spring, nopales are in season. Good tasty salad, but all the other ingredients drowned out the delicate, elusive taste of the raw cactus. Next time I'll adjust accordingly.

  • Sautéed spinach

    • KissTheCook on April 10, 2020

      p. 50 - recommends for omelette or souffle filling. I say also under fish.

  • Easy peach jam

    • KissTheCook on August 28, 2018

      Way sweet even using 1/2# less sugar. Fruit never broke down from original quarters. After requisite simmer time, boiled on high an hour and a half (instead of 40 min. per recipe) and never reached set point.

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  • ISBN 10 147731010X
  • ISBN 13 9781477310106
  • Published Apr 19 2016
  • Format eBook
  • Page Count 231
  • Language English
  • Edition New
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher University of Texas Press

Publishers Text

Nothing Fancy is a highly personal book brimming with its author's legendary vitality and style-essential reading for any serious cook. The unusual recipes and warm recollections in this book are the result of a lifetime of adventurous cooking and eating around the world.

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