Monthly Archives: October 2019


Clarkson Potter’s Doris Cooper Helps Alison Roman Create NOTHING FANCY: Unfussy Food for Having People Over

Alison Roman’s NOTHING FANCY: Unfussy Food for Having People Over, published by Clarkson Potter today, Tuesday, October 22, is the book you want to have on hand for an unexpected weeknight meal with a neighbor or a weekend dinner party with fifteen of your closest friends—either way and everywhere in between; having people over is supposed to be fun, not stressful. This abundant collection of all-new recipes—heavy on the easy-to-execute vegetables and versatile grains, paying lots of close attention to crunchy, salty snacks, and with love for all the meats—is for gatherings big and small, any day of the week.

In this Three Questions for an Editor Igloo interview, Doris Cooper, SVP & Editor in Chief, Clarkson Potter, talks about how this book came to be, the nature of their editor-author process, and the ways in which she thinks NOTHING FANCY will resonate with readers. Continue reading