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Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends

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Eva Longoria may be most recognized for her role as Desperate Housewives’ saucy Gabrielle Solis, but on her own time, there are few places she would rather be than in the kitchen, cooking the food she loves for her family and friends. Here is the food Eva loves to eat, and the recipes in Eva’s Kitchen trace her life story, taking readers on her culinary journey—from the food she was brought up on to the recipes inspired by her travels abroad to the dishes she serves during casual nights at home.

Having grown up on a ranch with every meal based on what was in the family fields, Eva believes, like so many of us, that good cooking relies on local, fresh, easy-to-find ingredients. In Eva’s Kitchen, she teaches readers essential cooking skills and she sprinkles in the histories and traditions behind her favorite dishes, including personal stories and anecdotes that capture the warmth, humor, and joy of her most memorable meals.

In her first cookbook, Eva welcomes you into her kitchen, offering 100 of her favorite dishes—many of which are family recipes collected over the years—all fused with her passion for cooking. She also shares memories of her Texas ranch upbringing, her very first cooking adventures, vacations overseas, nights in with her girlfriends, and last-minute pre–red carpet meals.

Inspired by her heritage, Eva highlights the essentials of great Mexican cooking, Texas style—with her family’s recipes and techniques for making the world’s best tamales, homemade tortillas, Spanish rice, and Pan de Polvo (Mexican pastry), to name a few. She also offers dishes from a variety of international cuisines, from Latin American to Italian and French, inspired by her globe-trotting travels. A taste of Lemon Dover Sole whisks Eva to a tiny hotel-restaurant she once visited on a trip to Normandy; the recipe for Cannellini Beans with Crushed Red Pepper was a souvenir from a trip to Florence; kimchi adds a kick to her Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts, a Thanksgiving staple; and Yellow Squash Soup with Lemon brings her full circle, back to her family’s vegetable garden in Corpus Christi.

With full-color food photographs, intimate portraits of her family and friends, and a glimpse into Eva’s home and her lesser-known domestic side (family first, acting second, she says), Eva’s debut cookbook will entice her loyal fans and inspire home cooks to broaden their culinary horizons and create memorable meals for the people they love.

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Katie Leeandmdash;co-host of Food Networkandrsquo;s The Kitchenandmdash;is known for her summer soirees, and in Endless Summer Cookbook, she shares more than 100 recipes that are staples at these parties. As Chef Bobby Flay can attest, andldquo;the recipes are as mouthwatering as they look.andrdquo;

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For Katie, cooking isnand#39;t just about the food. Itandrsquo;s about the whole experience: the atmosphere, the stories that each ingredient tells, and, of course, the people who share the meal. Katieandrsquo;s vision of a complete entertaining experience continues with Endless Summer Cookbookandmdash;where the cooking reflects the distinctive flavors of her home in the Hamptons.

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From photography to design to the recipes themselves, Endless Summer Cookbook evokes the delicious flavors of the best season of the cookandrsquo;s year. Included are salad Niandccedil;oise, peach blueberry cobbler, figs wrapped in prosciutto, a pizza thrown onto the grill, steak tacos served with avocado and fresh cilantro, and much, much more. Katie also offers ideas for wine pairing and easy entertaining. Endless Summer Cookbookandmdash;with its stunning photography and fresh, easy recipesandmdash;brings to mind the ultimate summer fantasy of lazy, luxurious days at the beach.

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About the Author

Eva Longoria is best known for her award-winning role as Gabrielle Solis on ABC’s mega-hit Desperate Housewives. Her extensive charity work earned her the Hollywood Reporter’s Philanthropist of the Year award in 2009. Eva is the owner, with Todd English, of Beso, an eatery in Hollywood and Las Vegas that features upscale contemporary steakhouse cuisine with a Latin flair. She is a graduate of Texas A&M–Kingsville and lives in California and Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307719331
Author:
Longoria, Eva
Publisher:
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Author:
Stets, Marah
Author:
Lee, Katie
Author:
Parker, Eva Longoria
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - Mexican
Subject:
General Cooking
Subject:
International
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Mexican
Subject:
Cooking and Food-General
Subject:
Seasonal
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75 color illustrations
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in

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Katie Leeandmdash;co-host of Food Networkandrsquo;s The Kitchenandmdash;is known for her summer soirees, and in Endless Summer Cookbook, she shares more than 100 recipes that are staples at these parties. As Chef Bobby Flay can attest, andldquo;the recipes are as mouthwatering as they look.andrdquo;

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For Katie, cooking isnand#39;t just about the food. Itandrsquo;s about the whole experience: the atmosphere, the stories that each ingredient tells, and, of course, the people who share the meal. Katieandrsquo;s vision of a complete entertaining experience continues with Endless Summer Cookbookandmdash;where the cooking reflects the distinctive flavors of her home in the Hamptons.

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From photography to design to the recipes themselves, Endless Summer Cookbook evokes the delicious flavors of the best season of the cookandrsquo;s year. Included are salad Niandccedil;oise, peach blueberry cobbler, figs wrapped in prosciutto, a pizza thrown onto the grill, steak tacos served with avocado and fresh cilantro, and much, much more. Katie also offers ideas for wine pairing and easy entertaining. Endless Summer Cookbookandmdash;with its stunning photography and fresh, easy recipesandmdash;brings to mind the ultimate summer fantasy of lazy, luxurious days at the beach.

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