Synopses & Reviews
Celebrity chef Curtis Stone, host of Bravo’s hugely popular series Top Chef Masters,
knows life can get busy. But as a new dad, he also believes that sitting down to a home-cooked meal with family and friends is one of life’s greatest gifts. In his fifth cookbook, Curtis offers both novice cooks and seasoned chefs mouthwatering recipes and easy-to-make meals for every night of the week. The result is delicious, doable dinners that meet your needs and satisfy your taste buds.
• Motivating Mondays: Healthy meals that start the week off right—Fennel-Roasted Chicken and Winter Squash with Endive-Apple Salad; Grilled Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad
• Time-Saving Tuesdays: Quick and easy recipes for simple meals—Steak and Green Bean Stir-Fry with Ginger and Garlic; Grilled Pork Chops and Vegetable Gratin with Caper-Parsley Vinaigrette
• One-Pot Wednesdays: Flavorful dishes with minimal cleanup—Chicken and Chorizo Paella; Rosemary Salt-Crusted Pork Loin with Roasted Shallots, Potatoes, Carrots, and Parsnips
• Thrifty Thursdays: Cooking on a budget—Sliders with Red Onion Marmalade and Blue Cheese; Roasted Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Pasta Bake with Cheddar
• Five-Ingredient Fridays: Fun and fast recipes to kick off the weekend—Grilled Harissa Lamb Rack with Summer Succotash; Seared Scallops and Peas with Bacon and Mint
• Dinner Party Saturdays: Extraordinary dinners to share with friends and family—Asian Crab Cakes with Mango Chutney; Mushroom Ragout on Creamy Grits
• Family Supper Sundays: Comforting and slow simmering food for relaxing around the table—Southern Fried Chicken; Barbecued Spareribs with Apple-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce
And don’t forget sweet treats such as Peach and Almond Cobbler and Olive Oil Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote. Loaded with enticing photos, What’s for Dinner? will inspire you and bring confidence to your kitchen and happiness to your table.
In Monday to Sunday, celebrity chef Curtis Stone makes delicious food doable. Whether you’re short on time, looking to save a few dollars or aiming to eat healthier fare, this cookbook shows the home cook how to confidently make fresh fuss-free meals for family and friends—any day of the week. More than 130 recipes are organized into easy-to-navigate chapters, with titles such as Motivating Mondays, One-Pot Wednesdays and Slow-Simmered Sundays. The result is a roadmap to a week’s worth of simple and satisfying dishes that make dinner special.
Capitalizing on two important trends, Better Homes and Gardens Ultimateand#160;Quick and Healthy Cookbook is a treasure trove for busy families looking to get food on the table while making wholesome food choices.
Modern home cooks are concerned with getting healthy food on the table quickly, and Better Homes and Gardens The Ultimate Quick and Healthy Book offers the perfect solution. Included are 400 recipes ready in 30 minutes or less, and every main dish has fewer than 450 calories and 15 grams of fat. This book proves that quick cooking and healthy cooking can be synonymous. There are recipes for every occasion, from breakfast to dinner to make-ahead meals and entertaining. Every recipe includes full nutritional information and handy icons that highlight Superfast, No-Cook, Vegetarian, and Heart Healthy dishes. With more than 180 full-color photographs, the book is as beautiful as it is practical.
About the Author
Curtis Stone is the author of four cookbooks and host of Top Chef Masters on Bravo. He is also the creator of Kitchen Solutions, a sleek line of cookware sold in retailers worldwide, and writes a monthly column for Men’s Fitness. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Stone honed his skills in London at Café Royal, under legendary three-star Michelin chef Marco Pierre White, and at Mirabelle and the revered Quo Vadis. He lives in Los Angeles with his family.