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 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

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.

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  • 35 M
  • 8 H, 20 M
  • 0

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
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