The Gourmet Toaster Oven [EPUB]
13 September 2014, 22:02
2005 | EPUB | 6.3MB
Simple and Sophisticated Meals for the Busy Cook
In Lynn Alley's kitchen, toaster ovens aren't just for browning bagels or warming up frozen pizzas. The best-selling author of The Gourmet Slow Cooker has discovered yet another unconventional and imaginative way to prepare gourmet meals at home. In The Gourmet Toaster Oven, Alley reveals why the toaster oven is an ideal tool to create mouthwatering meals with minimum effort. Toaster ovens are quick and energy-efficient, and provide additional oven space for side dishes when preparing large meals.
In this beautifully photographed book, Alley offers fifty gourmet breakfast, lunch, appetizer, side dish, dinner, and goodie recipes. Dishes include Coffee Cake Muffins, Southwestern Jalapeño and Red Pepper Scones, Macaroni and Cheese with Tapenade, Yogurt Baked Chicken, Beef and Vegetable Samosas, and Chocolate Lava Cake. This handy book also offers numerous surprising entrées--who knew you could grill a steak in a toaster oven?--sized for one or two portions. To complete the gourmet experience, Alley offers wine and beer suggestions for many of the dishes.
Tips on buying and caring for a toaster oven take the guesswork out of acquiring this useful gadget. Using fresh, high-quality ingredients and influences from global cuisine, Alley crafts sophisticated recipes that, with the help of your toaster oven, are simple to prepare and divine to experience.
Knife Skills [EPUB]
11 September 2014, 08:10
2014 | EPUB | 8.18MB
Good knife skills are key to feeling confident and comfortable in the kitchen. Chef Bill Collins shows you how to choose knives that will feel good in the hand, and then he shows you exactly how to slice, chop, peel, bone, and dice with ease. The clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations also show you how to cut and carve seafood, poultry, meats, fruits, and vegetables. Includes information on using other sharp kitchen tools, including microplanes and graters, scissors, vegetable peelers, and mandolins.
Substantial Salads [EPUB]
10 September 2014, 17:16
2014 | EPUB | 49.13MB
Salads are often considered an appetizer or a summertime meal. When the weather is too hot, lightly tossed greens with seasonal fruits and veggies are perfect for cooling the body and filling the stomach. But with rich, filling ingredients and heartier flavors, salads can be served as main courses even in spring, autumn, and winter. Substantial Salads offers one hundred healthy and delicious recipes for green salads, whole-grain salads, and dressings. All are made with seasonal ingredients for fresh and cost-effective meals.
- Grilled asparagus with mozzarella
- Warm root vegetables with ham and gorgonzola
- Roast beef and bean salad with tapenade
- Halloumi potatoes with lamb kebabs
- Apple chicken salad
- Quinoa and oven-baked salmon salad
- And many more
Take advantage of the season’s most wonderful ingredients, such as goat cheese, fresh berries, asparagus, wild mushrooms, melon, and fish. Each dish is easy to prepare and is perfect to serve as an entrée or as an accompaniment to other dishes. Be inspired by the time of year and craft fresh, delicious salads!