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Barefoot Contessa at Home: Everyday Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again
Barefoot Contessa at Home Everyday Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again Author:Ina Garten 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... more » 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 saut?ed 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. With her most indispensable collection yet, Ina Garten proves beyond a shadow of doubt that there truly is no place like home.« less
My absolute favorite cookbook. Ina's recipes are classic, timneless, and simple delicious. Her recipes are EASY as well. I highly reccommend this cookbook is you like comfort food and all-American meals.