Rick Rodgers is an award-winning cookbook author, cooking teacher, food writer, and radio and television guest chef whose infectious love of good food reaches countless cooks every day. He is the author or coauthor of ten Williams-Sonoma titles, among them Comfort Food and Essentials of Roasting. He has also written numerous other cookbooks on a wide range of subjects, including the best-selling Thanksgiving 101 and Fondue, and IACP Cookbook Award nominees The Carefree Cook and Kaffeehaus. His recipes have appeared in Food & Wine, Cooking Light, and Fine Cooking, and he is a frequent contributor to Bon Appétit magazine.
Maren Caruso, based in San Francisco, has photographed over 50 cookbooks, including Williams-Sonoma Cheese, Cooking from the Farmers’ Market, and several titles in the Williams-Sonoma Collection series, as well as Chocolate Obsession, the winner of an IACP best food photography award. Her photographs have also appeared in Saveur, Gourmet, and Food & Wine magazines.
ByDeborrahon August 20, 2011 - Published on Amazon.com
I have hundreds of cookbooks and I love breakfast as does my family. If I had to narrow down which cookbook I would keep as my go to for breakfast recipes this would be the one. The instructions are clear and concise, not hard to follow, so whether you are an experienced cook or novice, you can follow these recipes. The photos (which I always like in any cookbook, I want to know what it should look like when I am finished), are spectacular. You eat with your eyes and these pictures will inspire you to try your hand at the recipe offerings. I have made several of the recipes for my family, Eggs Blackstone (featured on the cover), Huevos Rancheros, Cinnamon Rolls, Apple Fritters, etc ... all of them turned out perfectly and all I had to do was follow the recipe (I always follow the recipe to the letter the first time before I tweak anything ... these didn't need any tweaking, it was that good). The cookbook is organized nicely into breakfast categories so if you are looking for egg dishes, sides, from the griddle, sweets, it is there for you and easy to find. The ingredients used aren't exotic, you should be able to find what you need in your local grocery store. Truly a treasure trove of recipes that will delight your palette and range from sophisicated to just fun !
5.0 out of 5 starsBreakfast Comforts by Rick Rodgers
ByJ. Lewon August 7, 2011 - Published on Amazon.com
Williams-Sonoma Breakfast Comforts by Rick Rodgers is the best breakfast cookbook I have ever purchased. Not only are the recipes amazing, all the photos in the book are equally inviting. The restaurant recipes are fantastic too. It makes me want to hurry out of my warm bed to whip up one of the featured breakfasts. I cannot say enough about how pleased I am with this book. It should be on the best sellers list, if not already!
Bysbtwon January 12, 2013 - Published on Amazon.com
I love cookbooks. This one is great. All the recipes I've tried thus far have been delicious (especially the pumpkin waffles). The pictures are great (I hate cookbooks without pictures). If you like more gourmet breakfast foods this is a good choice.