Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics by Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa Back To Basics
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307885494
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics is the essential Ina Garten cookbook, focusing on the techniques behind her elegant food and easy entertaining style, and offering nearly a hundred brand-new recipes that will become trusted favorites. Ina Garten’ s bestselling cookbooks have con-sistently provided accessible, subtly sophisticated recipes ranging from French classics made easy to delicious, simple home cooking. In Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics, Ina truly breaks down her ideas on flavor, examining the ingredients and techniques that are the foundation of her easy, refined style. Here Ina covers the essentials, from ten ways to boost the flavors of your ingredients to ten things not to serve at a party, as well as professional tips that make successful baking, cooking, and entertaining a breeze. The recipes—crowd-pleasers like Lobster Corn Chowder, Tuscan Lemon Chicken, and Easy Sticky Buns—demonstrate Ina’s talent for transforming fresh, easy-to-find ingredients into elegant meals you can make without stress. For longtime fans, Ina delivers new insights into her simple techniques; for newcomers she provides a thorough master class on the basics of Barefoot Contessa cooking plus a Q&A section with answers to the questions people ask her all the time. With full-color photographs and invaluable cooking tips, Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics is an essential addition to the cherished library of Barefoot Contessa cookbooks.

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics by Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa Back To Basics
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780593064009
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When Ina Garten opened her fabulous food store, The Barefoot Contessa, it soon became the most popular place in town and attracted masses of visitors all year round. But after 18 years, Ina needed a new challenge and she turned her hand to writing up her wonderful recipes and the great tips on style and entertaining that are the hallmark of her work. And it wasn't too long before Ina became one of America's most successful cookery writers. Her New York Times bestselling books went on to sell more than 3 million copies worldwide and today she is one of the stars of America's Food Network, where she attracts weekly audiences of more than 5 million. Genuinely warm and inspiring, Ina is America's own Domestic Goddess, and her television popularity has carried over to the UK. She is currently one of the most successful and respected cooks on the UK's Food Network and the Good Food Channel, which attract terrific audiences. This ever-growing tv profile is all down to the accessible, no-nonsense approach Ina takes to cooking delicious meals that even beginners can conjure up. Added to this is the little touch of luxury she offers in both her books and her tv shows, all photographed and filmed against the glorious backdrop of her fabulous kitchen and garden in East Hampton. Now, in BACK TO BASICS Ina offers almost 100 brand new recipes, all tried and tested to the highest standard and beautifully illustrated in full-colour throughout. Focusing on her simple techniques, this book has something for everyone. So, whether you're aiming to prepare a delicious main-course 'crowd-pleaser', a quick and easy tea-time treat, or something a little more sophisticated for a special occasion, they're all here - and with simple instructions to guarantee success every time!

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics by Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa Back To Basics
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : OCLC:1028666715
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Cook Like a Pro by Ina Garten

Cook Like A Pro
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780804187053
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In her new cookbook, Cook Like a Pro, Ina Garten shares a brand-new collection of recipes, tips, and techniques, so readers can cook with confidence no matter how much experience they have in the kitchen. As America's most trusted and beloved cookbook author, Ina Garten--the Barefoot Contessa--has taught millions of people how to cook. A home cook at heart, Ina knows that cooking and entertaining can be difficult, so to make her recipes simple and streamlined, she tests and retests each recipe until it's as straightforward and delicious as possible. Although Ina is completely self-taught and doesn't consider herself to be a "professional" cook, she has spent decades working with chefs and learning the techniques that take their cooking to the next level. In Cook Like a Pro, Ina shares some of her most irresistible recipes and very best "pro tips," from the secret to making her custardy, slow-cooked Truffled Scrambled Eggs to the key to the crispiest and juiciest Fried Chicken Sandwiches. Ina will even show you how to make an easy yet showstopping pattern for her Chocolate Chevron Cake--your friends won't believe you decorated it yourself! For Ina, cooking like a pro also means hosting like a pro, and along with know-how like how to tell when a filet of beef is perfectly cooked, you'll find dozens of other great ideas to boost your cooking and entertaining skills such as how to set up an elegant home bar and how to make an impressive Raspberry Baked Alaska that can be completely prepared ahead of time so all you need to do is finish it for your guests before serving. Beginner and advanced cooks alike will love Ina's delectable recipes, and if you have questions along the way, don't worry--Ina's practical cooking advice talks you through every detail, as though she were right there by your side. With beautiful photos and a treasury of pro tips that span prepping, making, and serving, as Ina says, "You don't have to be

The Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics by Ina Garten

The Barefoot Contessa  Back To Basics
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-12-07
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781446465479
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When Ina Garten opened her fabulous food store, The Barefoot Contessa, it soon became the most popular place in town and attracted masses of visitors all year round. But after 18 years, Ina needed a new challenge and she turned her hand to writing up her wonderful recipes and the great tips on style and entertaining that are the hallmark of her work. And it wasn't too long before Ina became one of America's most successful cookery writers. Her New York Times bestselling books went on to sell more than 3 million copies worldwide and today she is one of the stars of America's Food Network, where she attracts weekly audiences of more than 5 million. Genuinely warm and inspiring, Ina is America's own Domestic Goddess, and her television popularity has carried over to the UK. She is currently one of the most successful and respected cooks on the UK's Food Network and the Good Food Channel, which attract terrific audiences. This ever-growing tv profile is all down to the accessible, no-nonsense approach Ina takes to cooking delicious meals that even beginners can conjure up. Added to this is the little touch of luxury she offers in both her books and her tv shows, all photographed and filmed against the glorious backdrop of her fabulous kitchen and garden in East Hampton. Now, in BACK TO BASICS Ina offers almost 100 brand new recipes, all tried and tested to the highest standard and beautifully illustrated in full-colour throughout. Focusing on her simple techniques, this book has something for everyone. So, whether you're aiming to prepare a delicious main-course 'crowd-pleaser', a quick and easy tea-time treat, or something a little more sophisticated for a special occasion, they're all here - and with simple instructions to guarantee success every time!

Barefoot Contessa at Home by Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa At Home
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307885500
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Throughout the years that she has lived and worked in East Hampton, Ina Garten has catered and attended countless parties and dinners. She will be the first to tell you, though, that nothing beats a cozy dinner, surrounded by the people you love most, in the comfort that only your own home can provide. In Barefoot Contessa at Home, Ina shares her life in East Hampton, the recipes she loves, and her secrets to making guests feel welcome and comfortable. For Ina, it’s friends and family–gathered around the dinner table or cooking with her in the kitchen–that really make her house feel like home. Here Ina offers the tried-and-true recipes that she makes over and over again because they’re easy, they work, and they’re universally loved. For a leisurely Sunday breakfast, she has Easy Cheese Danishes or Breakfast Fruit Crunch to serve with the perfect Spicy Bloody Mary. For lunch, she has classics with a twist, such as Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto Paninis and Old-Fashioned Potato Salad, which are simply delicious. Then there are Ina’s homey dinners–from her own version of loin of pork stuffed with sautéed fennel to the exotic flavors of Eli’s Asian Salmon. And since Ina knows no one ever forgets what you serve for dessert, she includes recipes for outrageously luscious sweets like Peach and Blueberry Crumble, Pumpkin Mousse Parfait, and Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Icing. Ina also lets readers in on her time-tested secrets for cooking and entertaining. Get the inside scoop on everything from what Ina considers when she’s designing a kitchen to menu-planning basics and how to make a dinner party fun (here’s a hint: it doesn’ t involve making complicated food!). Along with beautiful photographs of Ina’s dishes, her home, and the East Hampton she loves, this book is filled with signature recipes that strike the perfect balance between elegance and casual comfort.

Make It Ahead by Ina Garten

Make It Ahead
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307464880
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The Emmy Award-winning celebrity chef shares favorite make-ahead recipes and meal-planning tips for a variety of occasions, suggesting preparation options for low-stress dishes that improve if prepared in advance. By the #1 best-selling author of Barefoot Contessa Foolproof. 1.5 million first printing.

Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That by Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2010-12-17
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307885661
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Ina Garten, bestselling cookbook author and beloved star of Barefoot Contessa on Food Network, is back with her easiest recipes ever. In Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That? Ina proves once again that it doesn’t take complicated techniques, special equipment, or stops at more than one grocery store to make wonderful dishes for your family and friends. Her newest must-have cookbook is all about saving time and avoiding stress while having fun in the kitchen. These are not recipes with three ingredients thrown together in five minutes; instead home cooks will find fantastic Barefoot Contessa recipes that are easy to make but still have all that deep, delicious flavor Ina is known for—and that makes a meal so satisfying. Think Pink Grapefruit Margaritas served with Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs—two classics with a twist. For lunch, Ina makes everyone’s favorite Ultimate Grilled Cheese sandwich and Snap Peas with Pancetta. For dinner, try Jeffrey’s Roast Chicken (tried and true!); Steakhouse Steaks, which come out perfectly every time and—with Ina’s easy tip—couldn’t be simpler; or an Easy Parmesan “Risotto” that you throw in the oven instead of stirring endlessly on the stovetop. Finally, Ina’s desserts never disappoint—from Red Velvet Cupcakes to Chocolate Pudding Cream Tart. To top it all off, Ina also shares her best tips for making cooking really easy. She leaves bowls of lemons and limes on the counter not only because they look great but because they also remind her that a squeeze of lemon in a dish brightens the flavors. She shows us the equipment that makes a difference to her—like sharp knives, the right zester, an extra bowl for her electric mixer—and that can help you in your kitchen, too. This eBook edition of Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That? takes easy to a whole new level. Here is Ina’s cookbook on your handheld device—plus hundreds of brand-new tips for shopping. At your o

Barefoot Contessa Foolproof by Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780770433406
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Millions of people love Ina Garten because she writes recipes that make home cooks look great; family and friends shower them with praise and yet the dishes couldn’t be simpler to prepare using ingredients found in any grocery store. In Barefoot Contessa Foolproof, the Food Network star takes easy a step further, sharing her secrets for pulling off deeply satisfying meals that have that “wow!” factor we all crave. Start with delicious Dukes Cosmopolitans made with freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus Jalapeño Cheddar Crackers that everyone will devour. Lunches include Hot Smoked Salmon, Lobster & Potato Salad, and Easy Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons, all featuring old-fashioned flavors with the volume turned up. Elegant Slow-Roasted Filet of Beef with Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise and show-stopping Seared Scallops & Potato Celery Root Purée are just two of the many fabulous dinner recipes. And your guests will always remember the desserts, from Sticky Toffee Date Cake with Bourbon Glaze to Salted Caramel Brownies. For Ina, “foolproof” means more than just making one dish successfully; it’s also about planning a menu, including coordinating everything so it all gets to the table at the same time. In Barefoot Contessa Foolproof, Ina shows you how to make a game plan so everything is served hot while you keep your cool. There are notes throughout detailing where a recipe can go wrong to keep you on track, plus tips for making recipes in advance. It’s as though Ina is there in the kitchen with you guiding you every step of the way. With 150 gorgeous color photographs and Ina’s invaluable tips, Barefoot Contessa Foolproof is a stunning yet infinitely practical cookbook that home cooks will turn to again and again. From the Hardcover edition.

Barefoot in Paris by Ina Garten

Barefoot In Paris
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2012-11-26
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307956071
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Hearty boeuf Bourguignon served in deep bowls over a garlic-rubbed slice of baguette toast; decadently rich croque monsieur, eggy and oozing with cheese; gossamer crème brulee, its sweetness offset by a brittle burnt-sugar topping. Whether shared in a cozy French bistro or in your own home, the romance and enduring appeal of French country cooking is irrefutable. Here is the book that helps you bring that spirit, those evocative dishes, into your own home. What Ina Garten is known for—on her Food Network show and in her three previous bestselling books—is adding a special twist to familiar dishes, while also streamlining the recipes so you spend less time in the kitchen but still emerge with perfection. And that’s exactly what she offers in Barefoot in Paris. Ina’s kir royale includes the unique addition of raspberry liqueur—a refreshing alternative to the traditional crème de cassis. Her vichyssoise is brightened with the addition of zucchini, and her chocolate mousse is deeply flavored with the essence of orange. All of these dishes are true to their Parisian roots, but all offer something special—and are thoroughly delicious, completely accessible, and the perfect fare for friends and family. Barefoot in Paris is suffused with Ina’s love of the city, of the bustling outdoor markets and alluring little shops, of the bakeries and fromageries and charcuteries—of the wonderful celebration of food that you find on every street corner, in every neighborhood. So take a trip to Paris with the perfect guide—the Barefoot Contessa herself—in her most personal book yet. From the Hardcover edition.

Cooking for Jeffrey by Ina Garten

Cooking For Jeffrey
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Categories : Bread
  • ISBN : 9780307464897
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Garten has been cooking for her husband Jeffrey since they were married almost fifty years ago. This book is filled with the recipes Jeffrey and their friends request most often as well as stories from Ina and Jeffrey#x0;s many years together. There are traditional dishes that she#x0;s updated, wonderful new recipes, and even a chapter devoted to bread and cheese, with recipes and tips for creating the perfect cheese course.

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307956057
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Ina Garten and The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook provide the perfect recipe for hosting parties that are easy and fun for everyone--including the cook. For more than twenty years Ina Garten's, Barefoot Contessa, the acclaimed specialty food store, has been turning out extraordinary dishes for enthusiastic customers in the Hamptons. For many of those years, people have tried to get the exuberant owner, Ina Garten, to share the secrets of her store. Finally, the energy and style that make Barefoot Contessa such a special place are shown here, with dozens of recipes and more than 160 breathtaking photographs, in The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook. Ina's most popular recipes use familiar ingredients and yield amazing results. Her Pan-Fried Onion Dip is the real thing, with slowly caramelized onions and fresh sour cream. Tomato soup is created from oven-roasted tomatoes and fresh basil to intensify the flavors. Meat loaf is as good as your grandmother's, but it's healthier because it's made with ground turkey and fresh herbs. The light and flaky Maple-Oatmeal Scones are baked with rolled oats, whole wheat, and real maple syrup. Now these and other famous Barefoot Contessa recipes can be prepared at home. Ina says that before she owned a specialty food store she often spent a week making dinner for six friends. Her experience at Barefoot Contessa has given her hundreds of ideas for creating wonderful parties in a few hours. And they're all in this book. Crab Cakes with Rémoulade Sauce can be stored overnight in the refrigerator and sautéed just before the guests arrive. Cheddar Corn Chowder can be made days ahead, reheated, and served with a salad and bread for a delicious autumn lunch. The ingredients for Grilled Salmon Salad can all be prepared ahead and tossed together before serving. The batter for the Raspberry Corn Muffins can be mixed a day before and popped into the oven just before breakfast. Ina Garten teaches us how

Barefoot Contessa Family Style by Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2012-11-26
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307885517
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Ina Garten, who shared her gift for casual entertaining in the bestselling Barefoot Contessa Cookbook and Barefoot Contessa Parties!, is back with her most enticing recipes yet—a collection of her favorite dishes for everyday cooking. In Barefoot Contessa Family Style, Ina explains that sharing our lives and tables with those we love is too essential to be saved just for special occasions—and it’s easy to do if you know how to cook irresistible meals with a minimum of fuss. For Ina, the best way to make guests feel at home is to serve them food that’s as unpretentious as it is delicious. So in her new book, she’s collected the recipes that please her friends and family most—dishes like East Hampton Clam Chowder, Parmesan Roasted Asparagus, and Linguine with Shrimp Scampi. It’s the kind of fresh, accessible food that’s meant to be passed around the table in big bowls or platters and enjoyed with warm conversation and laughter. In Ina’s hands tried-and-true dishes are even more delicious than you remember them: Her arugula salad is bright with the flavors of lemon and Parmesan, the Oven-Fried Chicken is crispy without excess fat, and her Deep-Dish Apple Pie has the perfect balance of fruit and spice. Barefoot Contessa Family Style also includes enticing recipes that are memorable and distinctive, like Lobster Cobb Salad, Tequila Lime Chicken, and Saffron Risotto with Butternut Squash. With vivid photographs of Ina cooking and serving food in her beautiful Hamptons home, as well as menu suggestions, practical wisdom on what to do when disaster strikes in the kitchen, and tips on creating an inviting ambience with music, Barefoot Contessa Family Style is the must-have guide to the joy of everyday entertaining. From the Hardcover edition.

Old School Comfort Food by Alex Guarnaschelli

Old School Comfort Food
  • Author : Alex Guarnaschelli
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307956569
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How does one become an Iron Chef and a Chopped judge on Food Network—and what does she really cook at home? Alex Guarnaschelli grew up in a home suffused with a love of cooking, where soufflés and cheeseburgers were equally revered. The daughter of a respected cookbook editor and a Chinese cooking enthusiast, Alex developed a passion for food at a young age, sealing her professional fate. Old-School Comfort Food shares her journey from waist-high taste-tester to trained chef who now adores spending time in the kitchen with her daughter, along with the 100 recipes for how she learned to cook—and the way she still loves to eat. Here are Alex’s secrets to great home cooking, where humble ingredients and familiar preparations combine with excellent technique and care to create memorable meals. Alex brings her recipes to life with reminiscences of everything from stealing tomatoes from her aunt’s garden and her first bite of her mother’s pâté to being one of the few women in the kitchen of a renowned Parisian restaurant and serving celebrity clientele in her own successful New York City establishments. With 75 color photographs and ephemera, Old-School Comfort Food is Alex’s love letter to deliciousness.

Barefoot Contessa Parties by Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa Parties
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Bantam Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 0593068416
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In Parties! Ina Garten shares the secrets she has gleaned from her years as a caterer and a dedicated party giver. Ina's parties are easy to prepare and fun for everyone, including the host. Packed with plans for pulling off parties like a pro, and stories and recipes from her own parties, this is a must-have guide to easy entertaining. - In the spring you can invite your friends to a party where they all make their own pizzas. - Come summer, it's into the garden for a lunch with grilled lamb and pitta sandwiches that guests assemble themselves. - In the autumn, Ina roasts a fresh turkey, which her friends enjoy with a creamy spinach gratin. - And on a winter's day, everyone is invited for a lunch buffet with seafood chowder and butternut squash and apple soup. Delicious! Ina has reached new heights here with recipes like sour cream coffee cake - the ultimate breakfast treat. Salads? The red lettuce, balsamic onions and blue cheese salad; Chinese chicken salad; and panzanella may be the best you've ever tasted. And fillet of beef is easy to make for a fancy dinner with oh-so-good gorgonzola sauce. With so many great ideas and recipes to choose from, this will be an essential read for anyone who loves a party.

Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten

Modern Comfort Food
  • Author : Ina Garten
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780804187060
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A collection of all-new soul-satisfying dishes from America's favorite home cook! In Modern Comfort Food, Ina Garten shares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings. Many of these dishes are inspired by childhood favorites--but with the volume turned way up, such as Cheddar and Chutney Grilled Cheese sandwiches (the perfect match for Ina's Creamy Tomato Bisque), Smashed Hamburgers with Caramelized Onions, and the crispiest hash browns that are actually made in a waffle iron! There are few things more comforting than gathering for a meal with the ones you love, especially when dishes like Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas are at the center of the table. Old-fashioned crowd pleasers like Roasted Sausages, Peppers, and Onions are even more delicious and streamlined for quick cleanup. For dessert? You'll find the best Boston Cream Pie, Banana Rum Trifle, and Black and White Cookies you'll ever make. Home cooks can always count on Ina's dependable, easy-to-follow instructions, with lots of side notes for cooking and entertaining--it's like having Ina right there beside you, helping you all the way. From cocktails to dessert, from special weekend breakfasts to quick weeknight dinners, you'll find yourself making these cozy and delicious recipes over and over again.

The Big Fat Duck Cookbook by Heston Blumenthal

The Big Fat Duck Cookbook
  • Author : Heston Blumenthal
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 0747583692
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In this enormous, beautiful book, we hear the full story of themeteoric rise of Heston Blumenthal and The Fat Duck, birthplace ofsnail porridge and bacon-and-egg ice cream, and encounter the passion,perfection and weird science behind the man and the restaurant. HestonBlumenthal is widely acknowledged to be a genius, and The Fat Duck hastwice been voted the Best Restaurant in the World by a peer group oftop chefs. But he is entirely self-taught, and the story of hisrestaurant has broken every rule in the book. His success has beenborne out of his pure obsession, endless invention and a childishcuriosity into how things work- whether it's how smell affectstaste, what different flavours mean to us on a biological level, or howtemperature is distributed in the centre of a soufflé. In the first section of The Big Fat Duck Cookbook,we learn the history of the restaurant, from its humble beginnings toits third Michelin star (the day Heston received the news of this hehad been wondering how exactly he would be able to pay his staff thatmonth). Next we meet 50 of his signature recipes - sardine on toastsorbet, salmon poached with liquorice, hot and iced tea, chocolate wine- which, while challenging for anyone not equipped with ice baths,dehydrators, vacuum pumps and nitrogen on tap, will inspire home cooksand chefs alike. Finally, we hear from the experts whose scientificknow-how has contributed to Heston's topsy-turvy world, on subjects asdiverse as synaesthesia, creaminess and flavour expectation. Withan introduction by Harold McGee, incredible colour photographsthroughout, illustrations by Dave McKean, multiple ribbons, real clothbinding and a gorgeous slip case, The Big Fat Duck Cookbookisnot only the nearest thing to an autobiography from the world's mostfascinating chef, but also a stunning, colourful and joyous work ofart.

Weeknights with Giada by Giada De Laurentiis

Weeknights With Giada
  • Author : Giada De Laurentiis
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2012-03-27
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307953223
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Giada De Laurentiis is one of America’s most-loved culinary stars, adored for her Food Network hit shows and her New York Times bestselling cookbooks alike, both of which feature her fresh, flavorful Italian recipes. For the first time, Giada tackles weeknight cooking, sharing her favorite tips and go-to dishes—all in her vibrant signature style—to get a delicious meal on the table in a flash. After a full day, Giada, like most parents, wants nothing more than to sit down for a home-cooked dinner with her husband, Todd, and their daughter, Jade. Weeknights with Giada rises to the challenge, delivering soups, sandwiches, pizzas, pastas, and meat and fish dishes that come together quickly as stand-alone main courses—most in half an hour or less: Rustic Vegetable and Polenta Soup, a hearty soul-warming one-pot dish, cooks in under twenty minutes; Lemony White Bean, Tuna, and Arugula Salad is a great meal that’s quickly assembled from pantry and fridge essentials; Spicy Linguini with Clams and Mussels is a fifteen-minute-or-less spectacular pasta; and you can’t beat Grilled Sirloin Steaks with Pepper and Caper Salsa, which are also ready in just fifteen minutes. From inventive breakfast-for-dinner dishes and meatless Monday vegetarian recipes—both weekly traditions in Giada’s house—to picnic sandwiches and hearty salad recipes for reinventing leftovers, Weeknights with Giada reveals every secret in her repertoire. Even the desserts are quick to mix and bake, should a craving—or a last-minute school bake sale—strike. Here is Giada at her most inventive—and at her most laid-back. Flavor, freshness, and fun take center stage while cooking times, pots dirtied, and stress are kept to a minimum. With gorgeous color photographs and intimate home snapshots of Giada and her family, Weeknights with Giada is a welcome handbook of fantastic recipes and surefire Monday-to-Friday strategies for every home cook.

The Food52 Cookbook by Amanda Hesser

The Food52 Cookbook
  • Author : Amanda Hesser
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-12-20
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780062101037
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The Best Cooks Are Home Cooks Accomplished food writers and editors Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs had a mission: to discover and celebrate the best home cooks in the country. Each week for fifty-two weeks, they ran recipe contests on their website, Food52.com, and the 140 winning recipes make up this book. They include: Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies Secret Ingredient Beef Stew Simple Summer Peach Cake Wishbone Roast Chicken with Herb Butter These recipes prove the truth that great home cooking doesn’t have to be complicated or precious to be memorable. This book captures the community spirit that has made Food52 a success. It features Amanda’s and Merrill’s thoughts and tips on every recipe, plus behind-the-scenes photos, reader comments, and portraits of the contributors—putting you right in the kitchen with America’s most talented cooks.

The New Basics Cookbook by Sheila Lukins

The New Basics Cookbook
  • Author : Sheila Lukins
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 1989-01-10
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780761164371
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It's the 1.8-million-copy bestselling cookbook that's become a modern-day classic. Beginning cooks will learn how to boil an egg. Experienced cooks will discover new ingredients and inspired approaches to familiar ones. Encyclopedic in scope, rich with recipes and techniques, and just plain fascinating to read, The New Basics Cookbook is the indispensable kitchen reference for all home cooks. This is a basic cookbook that reflects today's kitchen, today's pantry, today's taste expectations. A whimsically illustrated 875-recipe labor of love, The New Basics features a light, fresh, vibrantly flavored style of American cooking that incorporates the best of new ingredients and cuisines from around the world. Over 30 chapters include Fresh Beginnings; Pasta, Pizza, and Risotto; Soups; Salads; every kind of Vegetable; Seafood; The Chicken and the Egg; Grilling from Ribs to Surprise Paella; Grains; Beef; Lamb, Pork; Game; The Cheese Course, and Not Your Mother's Meatloaf. Not to mention 150 Desserts! Plus, tips, lore, menu ideas, at-a-glance charts, trade secrets, The Wine Dictionary, a Glossary of Cooking Terms, The Panic-Proof Kitchen, and much more. Main Selection of the Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service and the Book-of-the-Month Club's HomeStyle Books.