Synopses & Reviews
Today’s home cooks want to embrace the bounty of every season and cook with unusual ingredients — or use their tried-and-true options in creative ways. Featuring 100 ingredients and 300 recipes arranged by season, Cooking in Season, readers will enjoy both the thrill of discovering new flavors as well as learning different methods of preparing common fresh produce. Each ingredient is accompanied by a beautiful photograph and in-depth details on how to choose it at its peak and keep it fresh, as well as preserving ideas and surprisingly delicious pairings. Plus, each ingredient features multiple recipes from the editors and contributors of Fine Cooking and tested by the Fine Cooking test kitchen staff so home cooks will get sure-to-work, delicious results from their fresh bounty, whether grown at home or purchased at the farmer’s market or grocery.
The first volume in what is likely to be an impressive " best-of" cookbook series. --"The Philadelphia Inquirer"
A year-end collection of the best recipes from "Fine Cooking," this compilation includes appetizers, soups, sandwiches, pastas, main courses, side dishes, and a host of fabulous desserts as well as full-color photographs, an original design, and helpful tips and techniques.
"Fine Cooking" magazine is an essential tool for people who love to cook. This second annual volume is sure to become an essential reference in every cook's library. A culinary celebration of a year's worth of recipes, this book is overflowing with delicious and sure-fire dishes: appetizers, soups, sandwiches, pastas, all manner of main courses, sensational side dishes and a myriad of delectable desserts. Completely illustrated with over 300 full-color photographs of every dish, the book also includes the kitchen how-to technique sequences the magazine is known for, as well as useful tips, and short-cuts.
About the Author
“Fine Cooking in Season is like having an expert and friend guide you from the farmer’s market to your kitchen, helping you make the most of the delicious bounty available throughout the year. Focusing on produce at its peak is not only flavorful and inspiring, but also a natural way to get a variety of healthy food into your life.”--Ellie Krieger, host of Healthy Appetite on the Food Network and author of The Food You Crave
Table of Contents
Artichokes, Asparagus, Cherries, Cucumbers, Fava beans, Fiddleheads, Greens (salad), Nettles, Peas (pod), Radish, Ramps, Rhubarb, Sorrel, Spinach, Strawberries
Apricots, Beans (string), Broccoli, Cauliflower, Edamame, Fennel, Leeks, Nopales, Okra, Onion, Scallions, Shallots, Zucchini and summer squashes
Beans (shelling), Blueberries and Huckleberries, Caneberries, Chiles, Corn, Eggplant, Figs, Garlic and garlic scapes, Grapes, Greens, Asian, Melons, Nectarines, Olives, Peaches, Plums and pluots, Raspberries, Sweet peppers, Tomatoes, Tomatillos
Apples, Beets, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celeriac, Chard, Chicories, Collards, Cranberrries, Endive, Jicama, Kale, Kohlrabi, Mushrooms, Nuts, Parsnips, Pears, Persimmons, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Quince, Rutabaga, Sweet potatoes and yams, Turnips, Winter squashes
Avocados, Bananas, Bean sprouts, Clementines, Coconut, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jerusalem artichokes, Kiwi, Kumquat, Lemon, Lime, Mango, Oranges and tengelos, Papayas, Passionfruit, Pineapples, Pomegranate