Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust
- Publish Date: 2012-10-30
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Ina Garten
#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 couldnât 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 âwow!â factor we all crave.
Start with delicious Dukes Cosmopolitans made with freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus JalapeÃ±o 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 PurÃ©e 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, âfoolproofâ means more than just making one dish successfully; itâs 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. Itâs as though Ina is there in the kitchen with you guiding you every step of the way.
With 150 gorgeous color photographs and Inaâs invaluable tips, Barefoot Contessa Foolproof is a stunning yet infinitely practical cookbook that home cooks will turn to again and again.