Mexican Everyday

Mexican Everyday

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Mexican Everyday by Rick Bayless

At last, a cookbook that brings Mexican food within easy reach: named to Food & Wine Magazine’s Year’s 25 Best Cookbooks as part of its annual Best of the Best cookbook.

In his previous books, Rick Bayless transformed America's understanding of Mexican cuisine, introducing authentic dishes and cooking methods as he walked readers through Mexican markets and street stalls. As much as Rick loves the bold flavors of Mexican foods, he understands that preparing many Mexican specialties requires more time than most of us have. Mexican Everyday is written with the time sensitivities of modern life in mind. It is a collection of 90 full-flavored recipes—like Green Chile Chicken Tacos, Shrimp Ceviche Salad, Chipotle Steak with Black Beans—that meet three criteria for "everyday" food: 1) most need less than 30 minutes' involvement; 2) they have the fresh, clean taste of simple, authentic preparations; and 3) they are nutritionally balanced, full-featured meals—no elaborate side dishes required. Companion to a thirteen-part public television series, this book provides dishes you can eat with family and friends, day in and day out.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393241808
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 07/22/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 374,682
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Rick Bayless has done more to bring authentic Mexican cooking to America than any other cookbook author and chef. He is a five-time James Beard Award winner and the host of Mexico: One Plate at a Time. He is the chef-owner of Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, and Xoco. His cookbooks include Fiesta at Rick’s and Mexican Everyday, and More Mexican Everyday.
Deann Groen Bayless has co-authored nine cookbooks with her husband Rick Bayless and is the co-owner of a growing family of Mexican restaurants, including Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, Xoco, and Tortas Frontera. She is a former president of Women Chefs and Restaurants, an organization that advocates for women in the restaurant industry, and the executive producer of the PBS television show Mexico, One Plate At A Time.
Christopher Hirsheimer is a writer, photographer, and magazine editor. She has shot food photos for Jacques Pepin, Lidia Bastianich, Mario Batali, and Rick Bayless, and was a founder of Saveur magazine. She lives in Erwinna, Pennsylvania.

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Mexican Everyday 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
xipi More than 1 year ago
Rick thank you for bringing this book. We loved watching your show when it was on and we're hoping you will return soon. I am hoping you will introduce this book and others on DVD so we can go step by step and pause so we can complete the step before moving on to the next. Rick knows more about the food, the people and the recipes than we could ever hope to know. He's the "Real Deal", trust me. We love your passion and respect for the culture whom you represent in this book. Awsome job Rick. I've purchased 3 books of yours for Christmas Presents. My granddaughter especially who in her heart really wanted to be a chef but we can not afford the tuition. So thank you for giving us these wonderful recipes.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We find ourselves using this book more any of the dozens of others that we own. Recpies are quick to prepare with easy to find ingredients that I can prepare on weekdays after work. On the other hand, the recipes are so good that we have cooked entire menus from this book when we have company. Even our kids plead for certain favorite from this volume. We haven't been disappointed yet.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the cookbook for nights when time is short, but you still want to create a quality Mexican meal at home. There are plenty of shortcuts here. Purists might scoff at the used of canned goods and prepared salsas, but the results belie the methods. Don't make this your only Mexican cookbook, there are better works including several by the same author. However for the harried chef, this is an excellent choice.
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Filled with great recipes that are easy to follow and put together. Simple ingredients and simple instructions that lead to great meals.
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The separate section with descriptions and photos of Mexican foods is really informative and provides context for the recipes section.