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Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes and Easy Tips

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

8 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

Poor publishing effort

As an avid Ina fan and owner of all of her cookbooks, I am disappointed with the blurry cover(!) and other photos that seem less than stellar. How does this get by editors? As Ina is all about quality... I am shocked this got by her.

posted by 510515 on November 3, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

23 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

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Let me start off by saying I am a huge Ina Garten fan both in print and in broadcast via "The Barefoot Contessa". So it pains me to be critical. I was so excited for this book only to be left feeling it was a lackluster effort on so many levels. Some of the recipes are ...
Let me start off by saying I am a huge Ina Garten fan both in print and in broadcast via "The Barefoot Contessa". So it pains me to be critical. I was so excited for this book only to be left feeling it was a lackluster effort on so many levels. Some of the recipes are really just re-packaged versions of others in her earlier books. The photography does not incite the usual "I have to make this right now" reaction that all of the photos in Ina's previous books have. It felt like a huge departure from her usual high standards. As my friend's mom said, the book feels as if she was in a hurry to get it done. That may be the case. Whatever may have happened, I want the old "Barefoot Contessa" back!

posted by 1201811 on November 10, 2010

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