About Janet Fletcher

Janet Fletcher

Janet Fletcher is the author or co-author of nearly two dozen books on food and wine. She's also a former staff food writer for The San Francisco Chronicle, where her journalism earned her three James Beard Awards and the IACP Bert Greene Award. She writes a weekly cheese column for the Chronicle and contributes to SaveurBon AppétitBetter Homes & Gardens, and Food & Wine. Fletcher lives in Napa Valley and teaches cheese-appreciation and cooking classes around the country.

Carrot-Zucchini Bread

Carrot-Zucchini Bread with Candied Ginger

Flecks of brilliant orange and green bejewel this not-so-common quick bread, but what adds a royal je ne sais quoi is the robust bursts of candied ginger.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10
Grilled Five-Spice Chicken Recipe

Grilled Five-Spice Chicken

Vastly popular at Vietnamese restaurants, grilled five-spice chicken is easy to make at home. Lemongrass, ginger, soy and fish sauces add zing to the dish.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 8 H, 20 M
  • 0
Grilled Pork Chops and Peaches

Grilled Country Pork Chops with Bourbon-Basted Grilled Peaches

What makes these grilled pork chops special is grilled peaches. They lend a flavor boost, amping up their natural sugar and complementing the chops.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 D, 2 H
  • 8
Daily Subscription

Enter your email address and get all of our updates sent to your inbox the moment they're posted. Be the first on your block to be in the know.

Preview daily e-mail

Weekly Subscription

Hate tons of emails? Do you prefer info delivered in a neat, easy-to-digest (pun intended) form? Then enter your email address for our weekly newsletter.

Preview weekly e-mail