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Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wondersby Emeril Lagasse
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In chef Emeril Lagasses tribute to one-pot wonders, he shows theres nothing more satisfying than a hearty meal prepared in your most cherished pot or pan. Whether baked in a cast-iron skillet, braised in a Dutch oven, seared in a hot wok, or simmered in a slow-cooker, Emerils Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wonders serves up delicious meals to fit any pan or palate.
Go beyond your typical soups, stews, and casseroles to indulge in crave-worthy main courses like “BLT” Risotto or New England-Style Fish and Shellfish Chowder, and comforting classics such as Cola-Braised Pot Roast with Vegetables and Southern-Style Chicken and Dumplings. Emeril also explores the spice trail with his bold twist on some of the worlds global traditions—Indian Karahi Chicken, Korean Kimchi and Beef Stew, and Mexican Pork and Red Chile Posole.
With more than 130 flavorful dishes and beautiful color photos throughout, Emerils recipes use foolproof techniques and staples from a well-stocked pantry to create filling meals that youll be proud to bring to the table. The perfect family dinner or star of your next potluck celebration is just one pot away!
"Celeb chef Lagasse's latest effort focuses on dishes that 'come together' in a single pot while cooking 'mostly unattended.' If that hesitant word choice from the introduction gives the reader pause, the book's first recipe does not help. How can fettuccine with a crawfish cream sauce be prepared in a single pot? (Apparently by ignoring that a separate vessel is needed to boil the fettuccine.) The cream sauce and the crawfish, meanwhile, need fairly constant attention. Another cause for concern is that even though Lagasse provides more than 130 flavorful recipes for the single pot, to fully enjoy his offerings the home cook would need not only a skillet, a sautÃ© pan, a baking dish, and a large soup pot, but also a wok, a Dutch oven, and a slow cooker. These last three appliances account for nearly half of the collection's page count, from which fully equipped chefs can try their hand at stir-fried squid with chili sauce, cassoulet with confit and garlic sausage that is cooked in stages over two days, or a simple pork and beans with garlic, bay leaves, and, of course, a healthy dose of Emeril's seasoning blend. (Oct.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
“Emeril Lagasses books are so dependable, filled with accessible recipes that yield excellent results.”
Emeril Lagasse is one of Americas favorite chefs, and in Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wonders he brings us more than 130 easy, flavorful recipes that feature a single pot or pan, be it a skillet, baking dish, Dutch oven, pot, wok, or slow cooker. From Beef Bourguignon to Chicken and Andouille Jambalaya to Shrimp and Asparagus Risotto to Slow Cooked Pulled Pork, Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wonders makes Emerils trademark recipes even easier to prepare at home while saving on time, space, and clean up.
About the Author
Emeril Lagasse is a chef, restaurateur, and author of fourteen bestselling cookbooks including Emeril's New New Orleans Cooking, which introduced his creative take on Creole cuisine, and Emeril 20-40-60: Fresh Food Fast. He is the proprietor of thirteen restaurants across the country.
As a national TV personality, he is the host of The Emeril Lagasse Show on ION Television and Emeril Green on Discovery's Planet Green. He is also the food correspondent for ABC's Good Morning America. His shows Essence of Emeril and Emeril Live can be seen on the Food Network.
In 2002, Emeril established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support children's education and nonprofit organizations with culinary, nutrition, garden, arts, and life-skills programs. Projects funded include an outdoor classroom, gardens, and the Edible Cafeteria and Teaching Kitchen at Edible Schoolyard New Orleans. As of November 2009, the foundation has contributed more than $3.2 million to children's causes in New Orleans, Las Vegas, and on the Gulf Coast.
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