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Tue October 4, 2011
Books

Jacques Pepin Selects His 'Essential' Favorites

In the U.S., he's beloved for his PBS programs. But chef Jacques Pepin apprenticed in the Grand Hotel de L'Europe at 13, was personal chef for three French heads of state, and cooked at New York City's Le Pavillon.

In Essential Pepin, he culls his favorite dishes from six decades in the kitchen.

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