Better on Toast

Happiness on a Slice of Bread--70 Irresistible Recipes

by Jill Donenfeld

On Sale: 03/31/2015

Better on Toast

Happiness on a Slice of Bread--70 Irresistible Recipes

by Jill Donenfeld

On Sale: 03/31/2015


About the Book

A fresh, fun, easy, cookbook, filled with color photographs, that reveals all the delectable things you can do with toast, one of today’s hottest culinary trends. The recipes serve as a flavor profile building blocks, making Better on Toast a great introductory cooking guide, too!

Whether she’s frantically preparing for an impromptu gathering with friends, looking for an energy boost before the gym, or home alone staring into the fridge for a midnight snack, Jill Donenfeld turns to one dish that always satisfies—Toast. Tartine, open-faced sandwich, smørbrød—whatever you call it, it’s that single slice of perfect bread stacked high with fresh, flavorful toppings.

Better on Toast features delicious, quick, easy-to-follow recipes for toasts with every possible topping—from hot to cold and savory to sweet. Anyone can make delicious toasts, no matter his or her level of experience or kitchen size. Whether you use thick-cut French bread, slices of whole wheat, or her gluten-free bread recipe, Jill puts emphasis on flavor, using quality, wholesome ingredients to make each recipe stand out.

With Better on Toast, you can enjoy these elegant yet simple meals anytime and for any occasion, using classic ingredients in new ways and playing with interesting ingredients you’ve always wondered about.


Smoked Trout & Grapefruit Toast

Edamame Basil Toast

Chickpeas and Chorizo Toast

Rosemary Caper Tuna Salad Toast

Grilled Radicchio and Apple Buttermilk Toast

Carrot Butter and Halloumi Toast

Maple Pear Bread Pudding

Educator and Librarian Resources

Critical Praise

“Rustic avocado toast is the easiest last-minute lunch in town. But this book elevates that everyday snack to entertaining-worthy heights… you’ll learn how to enhance every type of bread… and make satisfying, handheld meals out of a just a few ingredients.” -

“Her inventive toast toppings— including smoked trout and grapefruit, harissa scramble, and spice-roasted radishes and mint feta yogurt… will please readers who love toast and crave crostini.” - Library Journal

“A whimsical love story packed with sweet, savory, spicy ideas. Toasts range from simple to substantial. She tops ricotta with fresh strawberries and balsamic reduction (or peaches, basil and honey)…she puts lobster carbonara on ciabatta…a cauliflower melts version boasts roasted cauliflower, raisins, pistachios and manchego atop sourdough.” - Chicago Tribune

“Jill Donenfeld’s Better on Toast elevates the open-faced sandwich to a culinary art form. Her cookbook contains 70 recipes that will inspire you to think miles beyond avocado toast… all tasty, satisfying and filled with healthy ingredients.” -

“5 Cookbooks to Gift Your Holiday Hostess—Yes, toast is trendy—but it’s a trend that’s here to stay. Donenfeld raises the bar with mouthwatering recipes that range from the tried-and-true avocado…to more complicated concoctions.” - Real Simple

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062329042
  • ISBN 10: 0062329049
  • Imprint: William Morrow Cookbooks
  • On Sale: 03/31/2015
  • Pages: 208
  • List Price:34.50 CAD
  • BISAC1 : COOKING / Courses & Dishes / Bread
  • BISAC2 : COOKING / Methods / Quick & Easy
  • BISAC3 : COOKING / General

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