In the Kitchen with David: QVC's Resident Foodie Presents Comfort Foods That Take You Home

In the Kitchen with David: QVC's Resident Foodie Presents Comfort Foods That Take You Home

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By (author) David Venable, Foreword by Paula H Deen

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  • Publisher: Ballantine Books Inc.
  • Format: Hardback | 254 pages
  • Dimensions: 196mm x 236mm x 25mm | 930g
  • Publication date: 15 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0345536282
  • ISBN 13: 9780345536280
  • Illustrations note: 50 PHOTOS THROUGHOUT
  • Sales rank: 722,597

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David Venable will be the first to tell you: He loves his food. And as the beloved host of QVC's popular program, "In the Kitchen with David, "(R) he's put that passion on mouthwatering display, welcoming some of the greatest names in the food world. But Venable's own culinary skills--honed in the Carolina kitchens of his mother and grandmothers--are nothing short of remarkable and tantalizing. Now, in his anticipated debut cookbook, Venable shares 150 delicious recipes of hearty, easy-to-make, comforting dishes. "In the Kitchen with David "covers everything from appetizers and breads to soups and salads to main courses and sides, as well as his lifelong love of bacon (The Divine Swine!). You'll get ideas for quick Monday-to-Friday dinners, let-it-cook-all-weekend suppers, savory breakfasts and brunches, cocktail party fun, game-day eats, and family reunion feasts. And of course, no Southern-influenced cookbook is complete without a little something sweet. Venable's favorites include Party Starters: White Bean and Sun-Dried Tomato Dip, Chicken Nachos, Cheddar-Broccoli Poppers with Ranch Dipping Sauce, Cheesy Crab Stuffed Mushrooms Supporting Players: Summer Squash Fritters with Garlic Dipping Sauce, Scrumptious Hush Puppies, Mom's "Browned" Rice, Sweet Potato-Pineapple Casserole Main Events: Breaded Pork Cutlets, Chicken Marsala, Braised Beef Short Ribs, Low Country Boil Sweet, Sweet Gratification: Deep Dish Apple Pie, Flourless Chocolate Cake, Banana Pudding Cheesecake, Peach Cobbler Loaded with gorgeous photographs, helpful "Dishin' with David" tips, and personal anecdotes, "In the Kitchen with David "encourages you and your family to gather around the dinner table for great meals and, more important, great memories. After all, the portions are generous; the options are limitless. Foreword by Paula Deen Advance praise for "In the""Kitchen with David" "David Venable's unbridled love for good, hearty comfort food is absolutely infectious. He knows what delicious food tastes like, and one peek at the recipes in his book had me positively drooling. I haven't been this excited about a cookbook in a long, long time!"--Ree Drummond, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Pioneer Woman Cooks" "David definitely knows his way around the kitchen, and he sure gets cooking with some comfort food in this book. And that's saying something coming from the two of us comfort food lovers!"--Pat and Gina Neely, hosts of "Down Home with the Neelys"

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David Venable joined QVC as a program host in 1993 and has since helped establish and build the multimedia retailer's gourmet food business. His hit show, "In the Kitchen with David, "(R) offers a unique interactive viewership experience and features the latest in gourmet foods, cookware, kitchen gadgets, and cookbooks. While not a chef, Venable, well-known as QVC's Resident Foodie, loves to cook, and his passion revolves around all things food. Prior to joining QVC, Venable was an anchor/reporter for WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, West Virginia, and CBS-affiliate WTAJ-TV in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and lives in Pennsylvania.

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Advance praise for "In the""Kitchen with David" "David Venable's unbridled love for good, hearty comfort food is absolutely infectious. He knows what delicious food tastes like, and one peek at the recipes in his book had me positively drooling. I haven't been this excited about a cookbook in a long, long time!"--Ree Drummond, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Pioneer Woman Cooks" "David definitely knows his way around the kitchen, and he sure gets cooking with some comfort food in this book. And that's saying something coming from the two of us comfort food lovers!"--Pat and Gina Neely, hosts of "Down Home with the Neelys" ""In the Kitchen with David" truly represents David's love of food and family. It feels like a little slice of Southern heaven. Easy, delightful, and delicious!"--Anne Burrell, author of "Cook Like a Rock Star" "Over the years we have loved getting in the kitchen with David and sharing some of our favorites recipes. Now it's his turn to wow us with his very own comfort food classics."--Jamie and Bobby Deen "When it comes to comfort, no one dishes it up better than David! Filled with warmth and scrumptious recipes, this book is guaranteed to make "you" do the happy dance."--Marlene Koch, author of "Eat What You Love "and" Eat MORE of What You Love"