It's easy to cook up great fish and shellfish, once you've mastered the essentials. Lucky for you, you've found those essentials, right here in this incredibly inexpensive book. With this handy book by your side, you won't be fishing for compliments-they will swim right up to you.
In A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table, Molly Wizenberg recounts a life with the kitchen at its center. From her mother's pound cake, a staple of summer picnics during her childhood in Oklahoma, to the eggs she cooked for her father during the weeks before his death, food and memories are intimately entwined.
In the book every home cook has been waiting for, the revered Thomas Keller turns his imagination to the American comfort foods closest to his heart—flaky biscuits, chicken pot pies, New England clam bakes, and cherry pies so delicious and redolent of childhood that they give Proust's madeleines a run for their money. Keller, whose restaurants The French Laundry in Yountville, California, and Per Se in New York have revolutionized American haute cuisine, is equally adept at turning out simpler fare.
Suvir Saran's first book, Indian Home Cooking, offered a you-can-make-it take on one of the world's great cuisines, whose many spice blends, or masalas, can daunt Western cooks. In American Masala, Suvir offers 125 similarly approachable recipes that bring the many-layered flavors of Indian cooking to more familiar dishes.
In her review for Publisher's Weekly Nina Planck wrote, "Novelist Kingsolver recounts a year spent eating home-grown food and, if not that, local. Accomplished gardeners, the Kingsolver clan grow a large garden in southern Appalachia and spend summers 'putting food by,' as the classic kitchen title goes."
¿Cómo se dice "appetizers"? ANTOJITOS, of course. The north-of-the-border love affair with Mexican food heats up with this luscious collection of 75 authentic Mexican appetizers and drinks from two of Greenwich Village's favorite restaurateurs. Readers will be inspired to craft crunchy, cheesy Chalupas, succulent Shrimp Ceviche, ruby-red Hibiscus Margaritas, and more.
When Julia Child told Dorie Greenspan, “You write recipes just the way I do,” she paid her the ultimate compliment. Julia’s praise was echoed by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, which referred to Dorie’s “wonderfully encouraging voice” and “the sense of a real person who is there to help should you stumble.”