Synopses & Reviews
In the ever-hot market of grilling and barbecue cookbooks - heavily skewed towards men - no book has focused on giving women a turn at the grill. Dressed to Grill fills that gap, offering 50 irresistible recipes that appeal to the way women cook today: fast and furious, but with an emphasis on adventure and plenty of curiosity (and a healthy nod to low-fat ingredients). The sassy text and recipe titles evoke the fun of a dinner party and the bonding and conversational tone of a slumber party. Dishes explore every aspect of modern grilling girl-dom from watching your weight (Waistland Salad, Svelte Salmon with Fig Balsamic Sauce) and getting back at your boyfriend (Chauvinist Pig, How Could I Be Sarong?) to comforting sweets (Campy S'mores Sundae with Toasted Marshmallows, PMS Espresso-Chocolate-Walnut Brownies) and plenty of party menus (Ladies Who Brunch, Girls Bonding Weekend) for easy planning. Toss in some wild drinks and a chapter with tips on how to light your grill, what charcoal to buy, and what type of wood works best for smoking, and you are on your way to grilling independence.
Women take back the light! Finally, a grilling cookbook that puts gals in charge of the coals. Dressed to Grill is certain to appeal to the way women cook today: fast and furious, with, of course, a healthy nod to low-fat ingredients. Heres every aspect of modern grilling girl-dom-from Animal Magnetism Steak for that hot date to How Could I Be Sarong if the romance goes sour. Toss in some wild drinks and a chapter with tips on how to light a grill, what charcoal to buy, as well as what types of wood work best for smoking, and girls everywhere will be declaring their grilling independence.
"Dressed to Grill" is certain to appeal to the way women cook today: fast andfurious, with a healthy nod to low-fat ingredients.
About the Author
Karen Brooks, arts and culture editor of the Oregonian newspaper in Portland, has co-authored numerous books, including the best-selling Atomic Cocktails (0-8118-1926-4) and Patio Daddy-O (0-8118-0871-8).
Reed Darmon, an award-winning graphic designer for the Oregonian, is creator of the Made in China line from Chronicle Gift.
Diane Morgan is an experienced cooking teacher and the author of many cookbooks, including the best-selling Atomic Cocktails (0-8118-1926-4), Midnight Munchies (0-8118-3534-0), Dressed to Grill (0-8118-3139-6), and The Thanksgiving Table (0-8118-2991-X), a