The Essentials Bundle: My Perfect Pantry & Town/Country - Signed & Personalized
For your cooking essential needs.
Includes one (1) signed copy of My Perfect Pantry and one (1) signed copy of Town/Country.
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My Perfect Pantry: 150 Easy Recipes from 50 Essential Ingredients
Chef, restaurateur, and Food Network Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian shows you how to use your pantry to jumpstart any meal.
Forget exotic condiments and specialty foods. With a working base of 50 readily available ingredients, from oats and honey to almonds and canned chickpeas, you will always have the makings of a delicious home-cooked meal. Whether cooking in his world-class restaurants, on Iron Chef, or judging the offerings on Chopped, Geoffrey knows every great meal starts with a trip to the pantry first for inspiration. And when you bring home your fresh produce and proteins, you’ll have 150 recipes at the ready, and many of these can be made with pantry ingredients alone.
You’ll see a simple can of beans as a Smoky Black Bean Bisque or coconut milk as Spicy Coconut Tempura Shrimp. Standard back-of-the-cupboard fare like almonds become crispy crust on a broiled pork chop; peanut butter lends itself beautifully to a spicy slaw, cider vinegar gives great flavor to a chicken main as well as to donuts, and mustard transforms a a pot roast. Throughout, you’ll find quick but ingenious tips for each of the 50 ingredients, like how to use Earl Grey teabags to infuse ice cubes or a syrup for French toast.
My Perfect Pantry makes it so easy for your everyday staples to lead, rather than support, the creation of extraordinary meals. Geoffrey gives you the shopping list you need, as well as the road map for making the most of what you have on hand.
Author: Geoffrey Zakarian, Amy Stevenson, Margaret Zakarian.
Hardcover: 304 pages.
Size: 9.3" x 7.8" x 1"
Town/Country: 150 Recipes for Life Around the Table:
For every home cook who wanders the aisles of the local supermarket asking the question “What do I want to cook for dinner?,” celebrated chef Geoffrey Zakarian—owner of the highly acclaimed restaurants Town and Country in New York City—offers two sublime recipes for each of his sixty-five favorite ingredients.
Whether it’s just-in-season asparagus, a gorgeous steak beckoning from the butcher’s case, or the sweetest August corn that catches your eye, Zakarian helps you turn it into a quick weeknight meal or Sunday supper—a Country recipe—or elegant Saturday-night dinner-party fare—a Town preparation.
Featuring stunning full-color photographs and an approach that is at once familiar and fantastic, comfortable and creative, Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town/Country pre-sents the perfect combination for amateur to ambitious American cooks.
From Acorn Squash to Zucchini—150 recipes arranged by ingredient to fit your pantry and your mood.
Author: Geoffrey Zakarian.
Hardcover: 272 pages
Size: 8.4" x 0.89" x 10.34"