Synopses & Reviews
The subtitle says it all. One of the biggest challenges for the good home cook is creating delicious, healthy meals using just a few ingredients and simple steps. And good cooks know that Diane Worthington is an expert at finding the one strong flavor component that will turn a ho-hum dish into something memorable-without spending the whole day in the kitchen. In Seriously Simple: Easy Recipes for Creative Cooks she does it again. Here are over 90 recipes for everything from Butternut Squash Soup with Chipotle Creme to Lemon-Lime Pound-cake that come together in a snap. Gorgeously photographed, Seriously Simple is full of practical tips for saving time without sparing the savor, such as advice on developing a busy cooks pantry, making one-pot meals, and creating sauces, rubs, and marinades that will spice up any dish in a flash. Guaranteed to cut down on the prep time, streamline techniques, and pump up the flavor, heres a new kitchen standby thats seriously fast, seriously delicious...Seriously Simple.
Gorgeously photographed, this creative cookbook is full of practical tips for saving time without sparing the savor, such as advice on developing a busy cook's pantry, making one-pot meals, and creating sauces, rubs, and marinades that will spice up any dish in a flash. 60 color photos.
Is there a way to cut the time spent in the kitchen? Can a delicious meal be prepared quickly without using lengthy recipes? Seriously Simple helps those that are short on time create fabulous meals that are long on flavour. One of the most difficult challenges for any home cook is to create a tasty dish using just a few ingredients and simple steps. The key is to find one strong flavour component, which makes preparing a memorable dish easy. A touch of soy sauce heightens the complex flavor of mushroom soup. Fresh halibut roasted over high heat and drizzled with balsamic syrup is a quickly prepared meal that's ready in minutes. "The Clever Cook Could" tips accompany each recipe, giving a variety of variations and suggestions to dress up each dish, and encouraging readers to experiment. With recipes for appetizers and salads to main dishes and desserts, Seriously Simple is the ideal cookbook for busy people who want to eat delicious and interesting meals every day.
About the Author
Diane Rossen Worthington is a food writer, consultant, and James Beard Award winning broadcaster who trained at the London Cordon Bleu. She is the author of The Taste of Summer (0-8118-2468-3) and The Cuisine of California (0-8118-1651-6), and lives in Sou
Noel Barnhurst is a San Francisco based photographer whose work has appeared in Bon Appetit and Fine Cooking.