Synopses & Reviews
An incredible collection of recipes just for avocado lovers
If you love avocados, but don't know what to do with them other than serve them with tortilla chips, this is the perfect cookbook for you. With its buttery texture and subtle flavor, the avocado pairs well with meat and seafood, makes a great topping for burgers and salads, and adds a wonderful creaminess to dips, sauces, and even desserts. Absolutely Avocados presents delightfully delicious new ways to use avocados in breakfasts, lunches, salads, snacks, and plenty of the ways you haven't even imagined.
But this is more than just a book of avocado recipes; it's also the first cookbook from renowned blogger Gaby Dalkin. Displaying her fresh and simple cooking styleand#8212;a mix of California casual with a healthy dose of Southwestern flairand#8212;Gaby's recipes are ideal for anyone who loves avocados or just scrumptious meals.
- Features 75 to-die-for recipes like Crab and Avocado Quesadilla and Avocado and Tuna Ceviche
- The first book by popular food blogger and avocado expert Gaby Dalkin
- Illustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs from acclaimed food photographer Matt Armendariz
- Includes an introductory section that describes common varieties of avocado and includes foolproof advice on cutting, storing, and picking ripe avocados at the market
If you love avocados and fresh, delicious meals, this is the ideal cookbook for you. Absolutely Avocados serves up a wide range of recipes that get the most of out of this popular, but under-used food.
"Gaby brings so much life and love into everything she prepares. Her recipes are a great go-to for any occasion!" --Jessica Simpson
Why do the world’s most delicious foods—from grilled meats and vegetables to deep-fried pickles and corndogs—taste even better
served on a stick?
This beautifully photographed cookbook answers the question with dozens of quick and easy recipes for party food, street-fair food, junk food, and more. From high-end hors d’oeuvres to humble street-cart meals, it’s all here: pizza skewers, beef teriyaki sticks, deep-fried mac ’n’ cheese, fudge puppies, cake pops, and more.
Arriving just in time for summer, On a Stick! is loaded with color photography, fun entertaining ideas,
and fascinating historical trivia. There are even recipes for preparing delicious marinades, dips, and sauces. See for yourself why everything tastes better On a Stick!
See for yourself why everything tastes better on a stick with these 80 recipes for skewered snacks, appetizers, and desserts that will be the hit of any party
Why do the world's most delicious foods taste even better served on a stick? Author and photographer Matt Armendariz answers the question with dozens of delightful recipes for party food, street-cart food, junk food, and more. From elegant hors d'oeuvres to humble everyday fare, it's all here:
- Deep-fried mac 'n' cheese
- Bacon-wrapped shrimp
- Fudge puppies
- Fish and chips
- ...and more
On a Stick also includes tricks for using sticks and skewers like cocktail picks, sugarcane, and fresh rosemary, ideas for entertaining, plus quick and easy recipes for delicious homemade marinades, dips, and sauces.
Why do the world’s most delicious foods taste even better served on a stick? Author and photographer Matt Armendariz answers the question with dozens of delightful recipes for party food, street-cart food, junk food, and more. From elegant hors d’oeuvres to humble everyday fare, it’s all here:
• deep-fried mac 'n' cheese
• bacon-wrapped shrimp
• fudge puppies
• fish and chips
Plus tricks for using sticks and skewers like cocktail picks, sugarcane, and fresh rosemary, ideas for entertaining, and quick and easy recipes for delicious homemade marinades, dips, and sauces. See for yourself why everything tastes better On a Stick!
The only avocado cookbook ever from a major publisher, with 80 bold and delicious recipes using the beloved superfood.
About the Author
Matt Armendariz is a man with a passion for good food and a wonderful life with a dash of irreverence, as evidenced by his entertaining food blog, mattbites.com. His work has been recognized by numerous shows and publications, including The New Yorker, Bon Appétit, House Beautiful, Epicurious, Serious Eats, and Everyday Food, and he’s even baked cookies with Martha Stewart. He lives in Los Angeles.