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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 ...

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811831949
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 8/1/2002
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 632,775
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet 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.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 8
The Essential Pantry 14
Appetizers, Soups, and Salads 27
Light Entrees: Pasta and Eggs 57
Main Courses: Fish and Shellfish, Meats, and Poultry 73
Side Dishes: Vegetables, Potatoes, and Rice 119
Desserts 145
Basics 167
Menus 179
Index 188
Table of Equivalents 192
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2007

    Seriously Elegant and Delicious!

    Of all my cookbooks, this is the one I turn to again and again for inspiration and recipes that never disappoint. Her suggested variations extend the cookbook even more, and sections on stocking your pantry were very useful. I also love all the menus in the back that tie the recipes together and make entertaining a snap. Also, if you like pictures, the photography in this book is wonderful, especially since everything you make from this really is that beautiful!

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2013

    Great Cookbook

    I have this cookbook and like it so much that I bought 2 for Christmas gifts. The recipes are "seriously simple" and seriously delicious!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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