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Mother's Best: Comfort Food That Takes You Home Againby Lisa Schroeder
Synopses & Reviews
There's nothing like a home-cooked meal made with love.
And here's your chance to share the love with Mother's Best — 150 delicious recipes for comfort food that will soothe the soul and satisfy even the most ravenous appetite. All you have to do is follow the directions and sprinkle in a little TLC.
If you find yourself yearning for the uncomplicated, uncommonly tasty meals your mom used to serve up — straight from the oven — this luscious collection of recipes will help you revisit a simpler time. And treat your family to the hearty, wholesome flavors of a meal they won't forget.
Inspired by the success of her popular restaurant, Mother's Bistro and Bar in Portland, Oregon, author Lisa Schroeder gives you 150 irresistible recipes — from appetizers, soups and salads to main courses, sides, breakfast, sandwiches, desserts and baked goods.
As you flip through this exceptional book, the amazing variety of ethnic influences will delight you. That's because the author invited mothers here and abroad — France, Spain, India, Hungary, Greece Ireland and Italy — to add their best dishes to the collection.
Here are just a few of the reasons why Mother's Best will become one of your all-time favorite cookbooks:
Bursting with delicious insights — for the kitchen and well beyond — this heartwarming book captures the distinctive flavors that can transform dinner into something special every night.
"Beautifully and warmly photographed, this cookbook is about real, delicious, home-cooked food." Alice Waters, Chez Panisse
"Lisa always cooks with love, and this book really captures that warmth and care. The approachable recipes and tips here will find a place in every mom's kitchen." Andrew Carmellini, award-winning chef and author of Urban Italian
"For years Lisa Schroeder has been 'mothering' her customers at Mother's Bistro with her nurturing and delicious dishes.... Her recipes and stories in Mother's Best will not disappoint." Cat Cora, celebrity chef, author, and philanthropist
"Don't assume that all this maternal instinct spells stodgy food: Inside this book a smart, trained chef is at work." Oregonian
There's nothing like a home-cooked meal made with love, which is just what Lisa Schroeder serves in her wildly popular Portland, Oregon, restaurant, Mother's Bistro & Bar. The menu is filled with comfort food that fills the stomach and the soul. And Lisa has invited mothers from all over America and the world - Hungary, Peru, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, India, and Italy - to add their hearty and heartfelt dishes to her customers tables. Bursting with both kitchen and life wisdom, Mother's Best gathers 175 inviting recipes that range from appetizers, soups, and salads to main courses, sides, breakfast foods, sandwiches, and desserts and baked goods. Mother's Best is the cookbook for those who yearn for uncomplicated and uncommonly good food straight from mother's oven.
About the Author
Lisa Schroeder is the chef/owner of Mother’s Bistro & Bar and Mama Mia Trattoria in Portland, Oregon. Schroeder’s award-winning restaurants have been featured in the Oregonian, Food & Wine, Cooking Light, Town & Country, USA Today, and Bon Appetit. She makes her home in Portland, Oregon.
Table of Contents
The Birth of Mother's
Macaroni & Cheese
Recipe Index by Chapter
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