Impress for Less!

Impress for Less!

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How would you like to serve up five-star restaurant food at your next dinner party? QVC personality, Hope Fox makes it possible with this one-of-a-kind cookbook, which shares amazing recipes from 100 top restaurants across the country - ten each from ten top food cities. Best of all, Fox has streamlined and simplified all of the recipes so you can easily prepare them in your own kitchen, using basic equipment and supermarket ingredients. The book is brimming with impressively delicious starters and main courses - Braised Duck Legs with Asian Spices from Jean Georges in New York, Seared Scallops with Tomato Beurre Blanc from Restaurant Michael Mina in San Francisco, and Chicory Coffee Lacquered Game Hens from Commander's Palace in New Orleans, to name just three. With dishes like these, plus 97 more from restaurants like Spaggia in Chicago, Joel in Atlanta, and Lucques in Los Angeles, it'll be a cinch to impress your dinner party guests - for less!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 187 x 232 x 17.78mm | 662g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Hoboken, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0764596896
  • 9780764596896

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"Impress for Less! is a valuable tool for every home cook; it will transform your kitchen into a 5-star restaurant."
--Patti LaBelle100 Dazzling Recipes from Top Restaurants--Streamlined and SimplifiedHope Fox has been appearing on QVC for more than ten years, and she enjoys entertaining and eating at top restaurants. But she's regularly disappointed with cookbooks written by chefs, which often feature hard-to-find ingredients and complicated culinary techniques. Now Hope shows you how to re-create 100 impressive restaurant dishes without all the fuss, using supermarket ingredients and basic kitchen skills. The restaurants and chefs represented--ten each from ten top food cities--are among America's most celebrated, and their retooled starters and main dishes are guaranteed to wow any guest. To make the book even more useful, Hope gives the inside scoop on the chefs' tips and tricks, shares food definitions, and includes a source guide to give you many options to create each dish your way. This inspiring all-star cookbook will be an indispensable kitchen companion.Prepare Dishes from These Famous Restaurants--at Home!Joel (Atlanta)Radius (Boston)Spiaggia (Chicago)Tru (Chicago)Lucques (Los Angeles)Chef Allen's (Miami area)Commander's Palace (New Orleans)Aureole (New York)Gotham Bar & Grill (New York)Gramercy Tavern (New York)Jean Georges (New York)Le Bec-Fin (Philadelphia)Mary Elaine's at the Phoenician (Phoenix area)Michael Mina (San Francisco)Plus 86 more!
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Table of contents

Introduction.Atlanta.Boston.Chicago.Los Angeles.Miami.New Orleans.New York City.Philadelphia.Phoenix.San Francisco.Index.
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About Hope Fox

Hope Fox is a media personality who works extensively in television, radio, and print. For more than ten years she has been appearing on the world's largest and most successful electronic retailer, QVC. While on air, Fox has presented a broad array of products representing several categories including cookware, tabletop, and health and beauty to an audience of approximately 90 million households. She is an avid home cook who learned to entertain from her mother, who taught her to cook with love, or not at all. Passionate about food, Fox loves to share her recipes with family and friends.
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