Adventures in Comfort Food: Incredible, Delicious and New Recipes from a Unique, Small-Town Restaurant

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Wild & Delicious Spins on Your Favorite Comfort Food

You haven’t lived until you’ve tried French fries with brown gravy and two different kinds of cheese. Or better yet, taste jalapeños stuffed with goat cheese and ricotta. Oh, add pasta with seared scallops, red pastrami and marsala cream to the list. These are just some of the crazy delicious comfort food recipes Chef Altiero Kerry and Katherine Gaudet have up their ...

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Overview

Wild & Delicious Spins on Your Favorite Comfort Food

You haven’t lived until you’ve tried French fries with brown gravy and two different kinds of cheese. Or better yet, taste jalapeños stuffed with goat cheese and ricotta. Oh, add pasta with seared scallops, red pastrami and marsala cream to the list. These are just some of the crazy delicious comfort food recipes Chef Altiero Kerry and Katherine Gaudet have up their sleeves.

Adventures in Comfort Food takes ordinary dishes like wontons, salad and lasange and turns them into Wontons From Spaaaace, Hot. Dressed. Salad. and Sorta Lasange. Other concoctions include:

-FBOM (Fabulous Bowl of Meat)

-Pork Mole

-New Age Chowder

-Lobster Mac ‘N Cheese

-Polenta Pizza Casserole

-Spaghetti Wit

-Smoked Meat Loaf

-Seared Scallops in Asian Sauce

-Oven-Roasted Fish Tacos

-Pierogies á la Pink Plate

Each recipe has a unique spin that takes the flavor to new levels of greatness for you and your family. With one-of-a-kind recipes throughout, this book is a surefire way to have your dinner guests talking about your food and coming back for more. So if you're looking to make yourself stand out in the kitchen, don't hold back with the amazing recipes in this book.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"I have looked up to Kerry as the pioneer chef of Maine."

—Melissa Kelly, owner/chef of Primo and two-time James Beard award winner 

"Chef Kerry is an amazing and inspirational chef. I would buy any book of his."

—Chef Michele Ragussis, Food Network Star finalist

"Long before it was a national trend, Kerry was serving his customers food that was homemade, fresh and wildly creative—and it has only gotten more wonderful over the years."

—Chellie Pingree, Representative from Maine’s 1st district

"As a chef, Kerry is as complex as his enormous menu. The meals I’ve had are never an inch short of exciting."

—Joseph Ricchio, food critic

"Cafe Miranda was bringing healthy, creative local foods to Oak Street before ‘farm to table’ was a buzz word." 

—Larry Pritchett, Mayor of Rockland, Maine

"From farm to table, Cafe Miranda offers a remarkable taste of Maine!"

—Paul LePage, Governor of Maine

"Kerry is a wizard, as you’ll see when you chow down on this wonderful book."

—Jean Kerr, author and Editor-in-Chief, Northeast FLAVOR magazine

"Eating Kerry’s creations is like listening to Jimmy Hendrix’s music: All you can say is, Whoa!"

—John Paul Caponigro, fine art landscape photographer

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781624140730
  • Publisher: Page Street Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/7/2014
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 193,091
  • Product dimensions: 8.04 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Kerry Altiero is the chef and owner of Cafe Miranda, an edgy yet intimate multi-cuisine restaurant in Rockland, Maine. Kerry and the restaurant have been awarded numerous honors, including Lobster Chef of the Year and Best Farm to Table Restaurant. Kerry lives in Owls Head, Maine.

Katherine Gaudet works at the University of New Hampshire and is a freelance writer and editor. She lives with her husband and daughter in Saco, Maine. 

Foreword by Melissa Kelly, the chef/owner of Primo restaurant and two-time winner of the James Beard Best Chef award.

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