Cooking with Amar'e: 100 Easy Recipes for Pros and Rookies in the Kitchen

Cooking with Amar'e: 100 Easy Recipes for Pros and Rookies in the Kitchen

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Cooking with Amar'e: 100 Easy Recipes for Pros and Rookies in the Kitchen by Amar'e Stoudemire, Maxcel, III Hardy III

An information-packed cooking guide filled with tempting recipes, co-written by New York Knicks’ power forward Amar’e Stoudemire, and his charismatic, world-class chef Maxcel Hardy.

New York Knicks captain Amar’e Stoudemire may be on fire when he’s on the court, but the nearly seven-foot-tall hoops star didn’t know the first thing about lighting a fire. When his personal chef Maxcel Hardy began giving him informal cooking lessons, the six-time NBA All-Star learned to become a comfortable, experienced cook able to whip up tasty, healthy dishes for his family.

Cooking with Amar’e is an engaging chronicle of their informal sessions—a unique, collaborative cookbook featuring stories, recipes, tips, advice, and instructions on cooking techniques, equipment, shopping, party planning, and preparation for home cooks of all levels. Comprehensive and convenient, it allows beginners and practiced cooks to hone their kitchen skills and master dishes at their own pace.

Here are more than 100 healthy recipes the whole family can enjoy, that blend French, Southern, Asian, and Caribbean traditions and flavors, and use ingredients from the local grocery store. In addition to these delicious dishes—some created by Hardy for his many celebrity clients and others based on the traditional Southern dishes both men enjoyed growing up—this straightforward guide is filled with savory personal anecdotes, from humorous stories of working together as Amar’e learned to cook, to Amar’e and Maxcel’s personal reminiscences.

Designed in an easy-to-follow and engaging format, illustrated with 75-100 full color photos, this practical and fun cookbook is sure to become a trusted favorite.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062325198
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/10/2014
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,063,061
File size: 11 MB
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About the Author

Amar'e Stoudemire is a power forward for the New York Knicks and a six-time NBA All-Star. A married father of four, Amar'e is dedicated to helping children learn. Along with his wife, he founded the Alexis and Amar'e Stoudemire Foundation to creatively inspire youth to get an education and avoid poverty, and he authored a semiautobiographical children's series, STAT, to inspire young readers. Amar'e is also an actor, producer, motivational speaker, and co-owner of Hapoel Basketball Team of Jerusalem.


Chef Maxcel Hardy III is a chef to the stars and the personal chef for NBA All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire. With more than thirteen years of culinary experience, Chef Max has created for award-winning musicians, actors, athletes, and dignitaries. Outside of the kitchen, he created Chef Max Designs, his chef apparel line, and in 2011 he founded One Chef Can 86 Hunger. The foundation's mission is to fight the hunger crisis in America and educate people on a healthy lifestyle cost-effectively; the foundation has also created culinary programs for inner-city communities.

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Cooking with Amar'e: 100 Easy Recipes for Pros and Rookies in the Kitchen 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you love basketball and cooking, best guided cookbook ever! Sending one to my dad for fathers day.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago