MasterChef: The Ultimate Cookbook

MasterChef: The Ultimate Cookbook


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The ulitmate guide to becoming a MasterChef in your own kitchen. 

You don't have to be a professional chef to make a gorgeous gourmet meal! MasterChef contestants' dishes, exquisitely turned out under pressure, prove that any amateur cook can achieve excellence. Let MasterChef: The Ultimate Cookbook help you make the leap from kitchen amateur to culinary master with tips and recipes from the show's most creative contestants and award-winning judges. Enjoy more than 100 delectable recipes & 50 gorgeous photographs. From tender venison medallions to over-the-top seared lobster with bourbon and shallots, from perfectly crisp pan-fried potatoes to a decadent apple caramel spice cake, these recipes will help broaden your food landscape and perfect your home-cooked classics.

With expert wine pairings from restaurateur and New York Times bestselling author Joe Bastianich and a foreword from Graham Elliot, an award-winning chef and Lollapalooza Culinary Director, MasterChef: The Ultimate Cookbook is all you need to take the next step in your own culinary journey.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609615123
Publisher: Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 09/18/2012
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 213,061
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

MasterChef airs on FOX. The contestants and judges of Season 3 are the authors of MasterChef: The Ultimate Cookbook.

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Chapter 1

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Table of Contents

Fruit Cup 212 Oatmeal with


612 Lemon Pancakes with Mixe

812 Egg White Omelet

1012 Pu

1212 American Breakfast 1512 Eggs Benedi

1711 Chapter 2

Bombay Fl

2312 Tom Kha Kai 2512 White Clam Pizza with Bloody Ca

2712 Cheddar Cheese Sou

3012 Chicke


Made-from-Scratch Pork Dumplings 35

Garam Masala Chicken

3912 Live Crab Cocktail 4112 Ro

4512 The Offal Trio13 Part

Chicken Liver Crostini with Pickled C

4813 Part 2 Fried Sweetbreads with B&eacut

5013 Part 3 G

5212 Sweetbreads Nuggets with Bok Choy and Soy-Chile S

5512 Pan-Fried Sweetbreads and Watercress Salad,

5712 Sweet Corn Bisque with Cilantro Marshmallow

Chapter 3 Pastas and Rice Dishes12 Stir-Fry Noodles

6512 Homemade Tortellini in Chicken Broth 6912 Whitney's Cauliflow

7212 Homemade Orecchiette with

7312 Uni T

7612 Uni Risotto 7912 Poblano

8012 Artichoke Risotto

8312 Pasta a

8611 Chapter 4 Vegetables and Sides12 Savor

9312 Roasted

9512 Coles

9612 Mashed Sweet Potatoes 9

Sautéed Green Beans with Ham 9812 Asian Avocado, Kale, and M

10012 Spicy Egg Curry and Pilaf with Peas and Pomegranate Rai

10312 Grill

10612 Ga

10712 Pan-Fried Pota

10812 Mixed Tempura 110

Corn Fregola Salad 11211 Chapter 5 Seafood12 Thai Seafoo


California Rolls 12012 Ni

12212 Uni and Rock Shrimp Sushi with


Escolar with Whippe

12612 Presiden

12812 Salm


Spring Vegetable Terrine with Prawn Mousse, Pea Puree, and Microgreen Salad 1

Indian Catfish in Coconut-Leek Broth with Garam Masa

13612 Spanish-S

14012 Spot Prawn Ceviche 14312 Clay Pot Catfish wit

14512 Tempura-Style Shrimp with Thai C

14712 Thai Crab Trio: Crab Thai Curry, T


Shrimp Étouffée 15412 Dirty New England Lobster 15612

15812 Crispy-Skin Rockfish with Cauliflower Puree, Chardonnay Emulsion, H


16411 Chapter 6 P

Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Creamed Kale 16912 Roast Chicken with Red Pepper Grits and Col

17112 Roast Chicken and Biscuits with Pan Gravy and Fried Green Tom


17912 Southern-Inspired Chicken Galantine with Roast

18212 Indian Curry Cornish Hen 185

Hoisin Duck with Roasted Daikon Puree and Crispy Bamboo Rice 187

Five-Spice Duck Breast with Sweet Potato and Eggplant Chips 19111 Chapter 7 Meats12 Ribeye

Pan-Seared T-Bone Steaks with Peach-Tarragon Sauce and Roaste

19812 Grilled T-Bone with Corn Sauce, Peach-Wat

20012 Joe's Po

20212 Filets Three Ways 20312 Grilled NY Strip Steak with Smoky Spi

20612 Steak Tacos with Bell Peppers, Guacamole, and Pico de Gallo 20912 P


Barbecue Pork Chops

Pan-Roasted Pork Chops with Mushrooms and Pomegranate Gastriqu

21612 Stuffed Lamb Saddle with Roasted Baby Vegetables and Israe

21812 Carimanolas with Th

22112 Grilled V


Rustic Roasted Leg of Rabbit with Roasted Carrots, Hen of the Woods Mush

22712 Pan-Seared Ra

23211 Chapter 8 Desserts12 Strawberry Shortcake 23612 Caramel-Ginger Apple Pie 2

Decadent Apple-Caramel Spice Cake 24112 Coconut and Tropical Fruit Verrine 24412 Caramel Roasted Peach wit

24712 Raspberry Souffl&

24912 Dark Chocolate Souffl&eac

25012 Chocolate Crème Br&uci

25212 "Classy Corn, Trashy Corn": Corn Panna Cotta with Rum Ca

25312 Meyer Lemon Tiramisu

Corn Budino with Chocolate Sauce and Candied Corn and Pine N

25812 Exotic Fruit Tart 26012 Chocolate Mousse with Pomegranate-Lemon Sauce and Candied Lemon Zest

White Chocolate Mousse

26412 Banan

26712 Italian

27012 Molten Lava Cake 27

Acknowledgments 27601 Index 277

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