The truly great thing about a good tortilla is that it can be served at any
temperature, and in fact gets better as it sits, as the starch in the potatoes ... If you
double the recipe, just use a second pan—a smaller tortilla is much easier to flip.
The innovative hosts of a hot-ticket underground supper club invite you to crank up your oven, break out the vino, and save the dinner party from extinction Twice a month, two veterans of the New York food world prepare a big meal in a tiny kitchen, serving heaping plates of spectacular cuisine to twenty diverse people (or more). Friends old and new at their Sunday Night Dinners supper club make spirited conversation while feasting on sumptuous cooking. Never obsessed with perfect place settings or fussy details, Zora O'Neill and Tamara Reynolds instead focus on the practical joys of down-to-earth entertaining at home. In Forking Fantastic!, they showcase their very best recipes for making mouthwatering dinners-and for having the time of your life. With a healthy dose of irreverent attitude and infectious spirit, here Tamara and Zora take the pressure off and encourage us to reclaim the lost art of cooking delectable meals for the masses. Forking Fantastic! includes: foolproof, party-tested, delicious menus that are easy to master, each with a "Plan of Attack" for preparing multiple recipes without panic. practical tips on everything from shopping and stocking a kitchen to making creative vegetarian substitutions and trussing a whole lamb for spit-roasting hard-won advice from the trenches and an inside look at Tamara and Zora's own cooking disasters Food-forward but always realistic, Tamara and Zora celebrate seasonal, local ingredients while also extolling cornbread mix and the frozen pea. Quirky, funny and fresh, this book arms intimidated cooks everywhere with the courage, confidence and tools they need to have people over for the sake of food and community, not for the prize of being the best hostess on the block. A manifesto for bringing back a time-honored ritual one mind-blowing feast at a time, Forking Fantastic! makes dinner parties rock.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-06 - Publisher: Penguin
The innovative hosts of a hot-ticket underground supper club invite you to crank up your oven, break out the vino, and save the dinner party from extinction Twice a month, two veterans of the New York food world prepare a big meal in a tiny kitchen, serving heaping plates of
A spirited collection of recipes and rhetoric from 30 premier guest ranches in the west. In addition to complete travel information, the book explores the culinary personality of each ranch; features complete menus; tested recipes.
"After a taste-test at Barzac Soup one of the tasters gives a negative review of the new formula...by dying. Bob Gilmore, the company's PR man, becomes suspicious and brings in Dr. Dan Coffee, chief pathologist for Pasteur Hospital, to perform tests on the samples..."--Amazon.com.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: West Winds Press
Watch for upcoming books in this mouthwatering series as Nims celebrates the foods that the Northwest does best -- the specialties that have broken the boundaries of regional cooking. And in the meantime, think Crab! Book jacket.