What's for Dinner?: Delicious Recipes for a Busy Life

What's for Dinner?: Delicious Recipes for a Busy Life

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By (author) Curtis Stone

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  • Publisher: Ballantine Books Inc.
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 262mm x 28mm | 1,315g
  • Publication date: 9 April 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0345542525
  • ISBN 13: 9780345542526
  • Illustrations note: 100+ Colour Photos Throughout
  • Sales rank: 75,044

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Celebrity chef Curtis Stone, host of Bravo s hugely popular series "Top Chef Masters, " knows life can get a little crazy. But as a new dad, he also believes that sitting down to a home-cooked meal with family and friends is one of life s greatest gifts. In his fifth cookbook, Curtis offers both novice cooks and seasoned chefs mouthwatering recipes and easy-to-make meals for every night of the week. And he breaks them down into seven simple categories: Motivating Mondays Healthy meals that start the week off right Fennel-Roasted Chicken and Winter Squash with Endive-Apple Salad; Grilled Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad Time-Saving Tuesdays: Quick and easy recipes for simple meals Steak and Green Bean Stir-Fry with Ginger and Garlic; Grilled Pork Chops and Vegetable Gratin with Caper-Parsley Vinaigrette One-Pot Wednesdays: Flavorful dishes with minimal cleanup Chicken and Chorizo Paella; Rosemary Salt-Crusted Pork Loin with Roasted Shallots, Potatoes, Carrots, and Parsnips Thrifty Thursdays: Yummy meals on a budget Sliders with Red Onion Marmalade and Blue Cheese; Roasted Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Pasta Bake with Cheddar Five-Ingredient Fridays: Fun, fast recipes to kick off the weekend Grilled Harissa Lamb Rack with Summer Succotash; Seared Scallops and Peas with Bacon and Mint Dinner Party Saturdays: Extraordinary dishes to share with friends and family Asian Crab Cakes with Mango Chutney; Mushroom Ragout on Creamy Grits Family Supper Sundays: Comforting, slow-simmering food for relaxing around the table Southern Fried Chicken; Barbecued Spareribs with Apple-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce And don t forget sweet treats such as Peach and Almond Cobbler and Olive Oil Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote. Loaded with enticing photos, "What s for Dinner?" will inspire you and bring confidence to your kitchen and happiness to your table. Praise for "What s for Dinner?" "" Designed to help make meal time easy, fun and tasty despite everyone s hectic schedules. "People" "" Full of simple recipes for every busy night of the week. "The Kansas City Star" "" Stone delivers simple recipes, many of which can be made (start to finish) in less than 40 minutes. "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution" "" What could be better than having a new arsenal of Stone's recipes at your fingertips? . . . Charming for both his accent and kitchen knowledge, this man is as down to earth as they come. Milwaukee" Journal Sentinel" "" Curtis Stone gets it. . . . Family favorites, fresh ingredients, and simple prep all of which is on display on every page of his beautiful book. Jenny Rosenstrach, author of "Dinner: A Love Story" "" A visionary and entrepreneur, he hopes to inspire individuals to ditch the drive-thru and start firing up their ovens at home. . . . A day-to-day guide packed with easy, mouthwatering recipes for every night of the week. Spry Living The book features a ton of delicious recipes organized by a different theme for every day of the week. "D Magazine""

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Curtis Stone is an internationally known chef, award-winning restaurateur, TV host, and "New York Times" bestselling author. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Curtis first found his passion for food while watching his grandmother, Maude, make her legendary fudge. After completing culinary school, he took a job at the Savoy Hotel in Melbourne before heading to London, where he honed his skills under legendary three-star Michelin genius, Marco Pierre White. While living in London, Curtis appeared in several U.K. cooking shows before catching the eye of television producers in Australia and the United States. Curtis hosts and appears on numerous primetime television shows, including his most recent project as mentor on Food Network s hit show "All-Star Academy." Coming full circle, Curtis opened his first solo restaurant, Maude (named after his grandmother), in Beverly Hills in February 2014. Maude has received rave reviews from the James Beard Foundation (Best New Restaurant semifinalist), "Time"/"Travel & Leisure" (one of the best new restaurants in the world), "Eater LA" (2014 s Restaurant of the Year), "LA Weekly" (2014 s Best New Restaurant), "Los Angeles Magazine" (four out of four stars), "Angeleno, " and more."

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"Designed to help make meal time easy, fun and tasty despite everyone's hectic schedules."--"People" " " "Full of simple recipes for every busy night of the week."--"The Kansas City Star" " " "Stone delivers simple recipes, many of which can be made (start to finish) in less than 40 minutes."--"The Atlanta Journal-Constitution" " " "What could be better than having a new arsenal of Stone's recipes at your fingertips? . . . Charming for both his accent and kitchen knowledge, this man is as down to earth as they come."--Milwaukee" Journal Sentinel" " " "Curtis Stone gets it. . . . Family favorites, fresh ingredients, and simple prep--all of which is on display on every page of his beautiful book."--Jenny Rosenstrach, author of "Dinner: A Love Story" " " "A visionary and entrepreneur, he hopes to inspire individuals to ditch the drive-thru and start firing up their ovens at home. . . . A day-to-day guide packed with easy, mouthwatering recipes for every night of the week."--Spry Living "The book features a ton of delicious recipes organized by a different theme for every day of the week."--"D Magazine"