About Judith Jones

Judith Jones is Senior Editor and Vice-President at Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., which she joined in 1957 working primarily on translations of French writers such as Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre. Over the years she's worked with many authors, including Julia Child, James Beard, Marion Cunningham, Marcella Hazan, Ken Hom, Madhur Jaffrey, Edna Lewis, Anne Tyler, and John Updike. She is the author of a cookbook, The Pleasures of Cooking for One, a memoir, The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food, and the co-author (with Evan Jones, her late husband) of three additional cookbooks. She has contributed to Vogue, Saveur, and Gourmet magazines. She was awarded the James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, and the following year the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. She lives in New York City and Vermont.

Mini Quiche Recipe

Quiche for One

Quiche for one? It sounds a lot more ambitious than it actually is. It’s truly a cinch to make. So go on. Love yourself a little.

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New England Bouillabaisse

New England Bouillabaisse for One

Sometimes you want a lovely little pot of seafood all to yourself. This clever little take on a French classic, which takes no more than 30 minutes, is for those times.

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Old Silverware

Love in Disguise | Valentine’s Day for One

Famed editor Judith Jones muses on the joys of cooking for one, since her husband passed. This Valentine’s Day the lucky one will be her Havenese puppy, Mabon.

Potatoes for Julia Child

A Potato Dish for Julia

A swift stovetop version of classic pommes Anna, these sliced spuds are swaddled in butter, garlic, and Julia Child’s enthusiastic approval.

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